Opening Night Reception – April 25th
On April 25, 2013, Housing Works will present New York City’s most popular interior design benefit event at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. Design on a Dime features more than 50 of the world’s top interior designers, who create unforgettable room vignettes with new merchandise, which is donated and then sold for 50 to 70 percent off retail pricing!
This year, Design on a Dime’s founding chair, interior designer James Huniford, will be joined by an incredible group of co-chairs, including:
- Evette Rios (Craft, design and entertaining expert)
- Lara Spencer (“Good Morning America” Co-Anchor, author of “I Brake for Yard Sales,” and interior designer)
- Genevieve Gorder (Spokesperson for Valspar Paint and HGTV Design Star judge)
- Yetta Banks (Vice President of Design and Construction for Viacom)
- Sabrina Soto (HGTV Interior Designer, LEED AP, Target Style Expert & Author)
Attracting a star-studded crowd, the Opening Night Reception is celebrated with hundreds of s, designers, and friends of Housing Works. A-list design enthusiasts mingle with top designers, including event chairs. Guests will get the first public look at the room vignettes and enjoy exclusive preview shopping, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live entertainment.
Groundbreaker Awards Dinner- April 24th
Please Note: The Groundbreaker Awards Dinner is currently sold out. Please contact Rob Mooney at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about ticket availability.
On April 24th, the eve of our premier shopping fundraiser, Design on a Dime, Housing Works is thrilled to host its first ever Groundbreaker Awards Dinner. The festive evening will bring together Housing Works’ closest friends and supporters from around the City to honor outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to, and an impact on, the fight to end/AIDS and homelessness.
The Awards will take place in the elegant Metropolitan Pavilion, giving guests an exclusive look at the 50+ room vignettes and mingle with many of the event’s participating designers. Most importantly, this evening will raise crucial funds to break ground on our housing expansion efforts throughout the city, providing hundreds of clients a solid foundation from which to build a successful future.
The Awards will pay tribute to those individuals whose commitment to Housing Works’ mission and support of its programs have made a significant impact on their efforts to combat homelessness and HIV/AIDS:
- Andy Cohen, Bravo TV executive and host of Watch What Happens Live
- Russell Hicks, President of Content Development & Production, Nickelodeon
- Designer James Huniford, Design on a Dime’s Founding Chairman
Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.