HW Pick: ABCs’ T.J. Holmes Host The Doe Fund Gala

tj homesABC News correspondent T.J. Holmes will host The Doe Fund’s annual benefit and gala on Thursday, October 29 beginning at 6pm at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street).


This year marks the 30th anniversary of The Doe Fund, which provides transitional housing, paid work, and supportive services to the homeless, the formerly incarcerated, veterans, and people living with AIDS from Harlem to Hollis.

Remarks will be delivered by George McDonald, founder and president of The Doe Fund; Harriet Karr-McDonald, Executive Vice President of The Doe Fund; Richard Schaps, CEO, Van Wagner Communications; Angel Lopez and Lawrence Wade, formerly homeless graduates of the Ready, Willing & Able program.

Others include:

  • ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: Laura Gomez
  • THE DOE FUND: George T. McDonald, Founder
  • VAN WAGNER COMMUNICATIONS: Richard Schaps, CEO
  • ELECTED OFFICIALS:  Members of the New York City Council,
  • New York State Assembly and the New York State Senate

Excellent visuals throughout, including formerly homeless and incarcerated “men in blue” of the Ready, Willing & Able program greeting donors and sharing their stories of recovery.

Doe Fund, 232 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028, 212-628-5207  , http://www.doe.org/

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