The Creative Artists Agency (CAA) New York Task Force will host its 11th Annual Young New York Party (YNYP), an event that brings together more than 500 entertainment and sports industry professionals from around the New York Tri-State area in an effort to raise awareness and funds for a local-area charitable organization.
Founded in 2002, the Task Force grew out of the desire of the agency’s staff to make a difference. Each year, the Task Force gives time and money to support multiple causes, and organizes benefits in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, and London that not only raise hundreds of thousands of dollars, but also aim to introduce staff across the entertainment industry to the world of philanthropy.
Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, Room to Read’s innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools in low-income countries during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. They work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions. Room to Read has benefited 11.5 million children across more than 20,000 communities in 14 countries and aims to reach 15 million children by 2020. Learn more at www.roomtoread.org.
Beginning September 14th and running through October 5th, CharityBuzz will host a YNYP online auction, offering unique merchandise and one-of-a-kind experiences, with the proceeds benefitting Room to Read.