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The BronxWorks 2024 Lifting Lives Gala

New York Botanical Garden
Thursday, May 9, 2024



Thank you to all who attended and supported the BronxWorks 2024 Lifting Lives Gala at the New York Botanical Garden! See pictures here!


Felix Cabreja, CEO & President, A&H Security Services

A&H Security Services has been a longstanding and important partner to BronxWorks, ensuring the safety of our participants and staff at several BronxWorks locations.

Read Felix's Full Bio.


Brian A. Crowell, PGA; General Manager, Bally's Golf Links at Ferry Point

Bally's Golf Links at Ferry Point has demonstrated their commitment to the Bronx community by establishing a free shuttle bus that provides public transportation from Westchester Square to the Throggs Neck Ferry Landing at Ferry Point. 


Read Brian's Full Bio.



April Horton, Regional Director for Government and External Affairs, Verizon

Verizon has been a critical partner to BronxWorks over the years as collectively we strive to bridge the digital divide that impacts many underserved communities.


Read April's Full Bio.


Special Guest

Tara Cannistraci, Comedian, Actor, and Writer

BronxWorks is excited to welcome Bronx-born Comedian, Actor, and Writer Tara Cannistraci as a Special Guest Speaker to the BronxWorks 2024 Lifting Lives Gala! Tara will speak at the Gala about what life was like growing up in the Bronx.  Tara appears courtesy of Best Entertainment Group.


Read Tara's Full Bio Here.

Master Of Ceremonies


 Pedro Rivera, Anchor/Reporter, ABC7 New York Eyewitness News

Pedro Rivera is an Emmy and LA Press Club Award-winning journalist, who anchors the weekend morning show for ABC7's Eyewitness News in New York City. Pedro also reports dayside for the station.

BronxWorks is excited to have one of the Bronx's own emceeing our Gala this year!


Read Pedro's Full Bio Here

Thank you to our sponsors!


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Questions? Contact BronxWorks Digital and Content Manager Aaron Cipollina at

New York Botanical Garden

2950 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, Bronx, NY 10458, USA

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