APNA’s Annual Gala-Celebrating Six Years of Impact Together!
Greetings from APNA Community Center
Join us for APNA’s Annual Gala-Celebrating Six Years of Impact Together! On Sunday, December 3rd, 2023 at Sirico’s in Brooklyn, New York. This is our First Gala since APNA’s inception, as we are growing and making an incredible impact in the lives of thousands of New Yorkers each year, we would like to share APNA’s story with you, at the sixth-year anniversary of APNA, we pause to reflect on our journey, the challenges, the opportunities, and the incredible partnerships we have built in the last six years.
Your support for this event will play a pivotal role in ensuring that low-income immigrants, individuals with limited English proficiency, and historically marginalized community members continue to receive critical services in a culturally and linguistically competent manner. Furthermore, your contribution will assist them in navigating the social service system, empowering them to advocate for themselves and their communities with dignity and respect.
By supporting APNA, you will make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need. Together, we can help them achieve their American dream!
Meet Our Honorees
The evening’s program will begin with a welcoming reception featuring mocktails, remarks by guest speakers, musical performance, followed by a sumptuous three course dinner and an award ceremony from 7pm-9pm, where we will honor the Three champions for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to uplift the historically marginalized communities.
Contribute in making APNA Gala 2023 Successful
Considering APNA’s mission for community education, engagement, and empowerment. Your presence at this Gala would be immensely meaningful.
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Gold: One VIP Table of 10, company name and logo prominently displayed on event invitation, banner, marketing materials and on event press release.
Silver: One VIP table of 5, company name and logo prominently displayed on the event banner, and marketing material.
Bronze: Company name and logo displayed on event banner and marketing material.
We are proud to share some key highlights of our endeavors, which reflect our commitment to making a meaningful difference in the lives of the communities we serve. These initiatives exemplify the profound impact of our work, demonstrating our dedication to addressing a wide range of essential needs and fostering positive change:
Food Pantry Distributions
APNA has distributed an impressive quantity of food, encompassing diverse items such as ethnic groceries, canned goods, meat, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, totaling 630,287+ pounds. In addition, we’ve provided 298,442+ hot halal meals to those in need. Serving a cumulative number of 195,027+ individuals.
As of the present date, APNA has provided invaluable assistance to 1530+ families through our comprehensive case management services. This support includes aid with various aspects such as public assistance applications, rent assistance/rent relief applications, cash assistance, EBT SNAP benefits, Zakat fund, Unemployment/Pandemic unemployment insurance, and Small Business Administration (SBA loans).
APNA has provided assistance to a grand total of 1749+ seniors by offering services encompassing tasks such as Medicaid/Medicare application and renewal support, Social Security Income guidance, disability aid, home care and day care services, as well as food pantry registration.
Domestic Violence Support
APNA started providing direct services to the victims and survivors of domestic violence from 2022 and has provided domestic violence support to 600+ individuals, offering services such as case management, crisis intervention, advocacy, legal support, housing referrals, financial empowerment, support groups and community education through various workshops; ensuring a comprehensive approach to address the needs of survivors and work towards a safer environment for all
Digital Literacy Initiative
Through the digital literacy initiative APNA provides free ESL classes, Basic Computer Training and Citizenship Exam Preparation Classes to senior and adult who are limited English Proficient and hundreds of low income individuals have attended these classes.
Civic Engagement and Voter Registration
Over the years APNA has partnered with NYC Civic Engagement Commission, NYC Votes, Democracy NYC, Census 2020, Racial Justice Commission, CAIR-NY and others for organizing voter registration, voter engagement and outreach activities.
Community and Cultural events Initiative
APNA has organized a multitude of community and cultural events. Including Annual family day and Eid Celebration, Back to School Drives, Day of Dignity, Job and Resource Fair where thousands of community members from diversified communities gathered to socialize and enjoyed the festivities of each event.
Tax Preparation & Filing
APNA has provided invaluable support to approximately 1000+ families by offering expert assistance in the process of tax preparation and filing.
APNA has offered free and confidential legal consultations to 200+ individuals, with a predominant emphasis on matters related to immigration law, while also extending support in family law matters. Also worked with CUNY School of Law to host workshops for Wills, Immigration, Family Law, and partnered with CAIR-NY for Know Your Rights workshop.
APNA has dedicated its efforts to serve over 150+ young individuals, offering them valuable youth services that include providing volunteering and internship opportunities, as well as organizing enriching workshops tailored to their needs and interests, further, connecting them with City, State, Federal agencies and CBO partners for getting the required services and support for career planning, career counseling, and job placement services