Support HOPE's 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Team
8:30 am08:30

Support HOPE's 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Team

HOPE's TCS NYC Marathon Team

The HOPE Program is proud to be a 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Charity Partner.

Our team of five runners empowers men and women living in poverty to reconnect with the workforce and rebuild their lives.  Each team member commits to running the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, and raising funds to support HOPE's strong job training program.

This year's race will take place on Sunday, November 6th.

“I ran for HOPE because I believe in second chances.” – 2013 HOPE Marathoner

To support our 2016 Marathon team by clicking HERE


Get fit. Give back. Change lives.

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2016 Hunts Point Hustle
10:00 am10:00

2016 Hunts Point Hustle

  • Hunts Point Riverside Park

The Hustle is Sustainable South Bronx’s premier community engagement event. It’s more than just a race: it connects runners and walkers with the South Bronx Greenway, a network of green streets, bike lanes, and waterfront parks.
This 5K run/walk begins and ends at Hunts Point Riverside Park in the Bronx.


Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10 AM

Race start/end: Hunts Point Riverside Park

The male and female race winners!

Race-day details:

  • Online registration will close September 30th at 2:00 pm. On-site registration will be available for $30.
  • There will be a shuttle to take racers between the Hunts Point Avenue #6 station and the race start and end.
  • There will be a bag check at the race start for bags, coats, and umbrellas.
  • Street parking should be available at Hunts Point Riverside Park.

Sponsorships available. For more information contact Melanie Lupo at (718) 852-9307 x42 or at

If you would like to volunteer at the event, please fill out the form.

5th Annual A Taste of HOPE
6:00 pm18:00

5th Annual A Taste of HOPE

  • Prince George Ballroom

Honoring Barbara Edwards Delsman with the HOPE Founders Award

Prince George Ballroom
15 East 27th Street, New York

A Taste of HOPE is our signature evening of tastes, toasts and transformations! This event brings together some of HOPE's most generous donors, global corporate partners as well as many award-winning food and beverage purveyors to celebrate the impact that, together, we've made in the lives of thousands of New Yorkers over the past 30 years.

Your support will have a significant impact – over the last four years, 95% of event proceeds have been re-invested into HOPE operations. 

For more information, please contact Melanie at 

Past food and beverage partners include Neuman's KitchenFour & Twenty Blackbirds, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Brooklyn Seltzer BoysWythe Hotel, Drive Change, Jimmy's No. 43, Financier, Chickpea and Olive and many more!



Thank you to our Event Sponsors

Founders Award

Barbara Edwards Delsman


Event Committee Co-Chairs

Carla Shen and Richard W. Moore


Honorary Committee

NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

NYC Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.

NYC Council Member Inez E. Dickens

NYC Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland

NYC Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson

NYC Council Member Stephen Levin

NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, Jr.


Event Committee

Christina Horner

Liz Delsman Hunter

Tania Isenstein

Michael Kozek

Paul Lipson

Paul Neuman

Julienne H. Silverman


5th Annual Humor for HOPE!
8:00 pm20:00

5th Annual Humor for HOPE!

  • Gotham Comedy Club

Laugh with Us and Help New Yorkers Get Back to Work!

We are hosting our fifth annual Humor for HOPE event at Gotham Comedy Club.

2016 Humor for HOPE Line-up includes: Vladimir Caamano, Headliner; Ophira Eisenberg, Emcee; Anthony DeVitoErin Jackson; Andy Pitz, and Mike Vecchione


Past Humor for HOPE comedians have included Ted Alexandro (Teacher's Lounge with Alec Baldwin, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, The View and two half-hour specials on Comedy Central), Carmen Lynch (David Letterman), Jimmy Failla (author of Follow That Car!, America's Got Talent),  Katie Goodman, Liz Miele, and many more!

Student and Graduate Holiday Dinner - HOPE and Sustainable South Bronx!
5:00 pm17:00

Student and Graduate Holiday Dinner - HOPE and Sustainable South Bronx!

Plymouth Church
75 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY

Join fellow students and graduates, family, friends, and supporters for an evening of community and holiday cheer and dinner. And meet your classmates from our new partner in the Bronx. 

Students and Graduates - There will be a drawing for an exciting prize! Entry can be your most recent paystub or a ticket at the door. 

(This event is alcohol-free.)








6:00 pm18:00


  • St. Francis College

Please join us to celebrate HOPE’s 30th anniversary and the accomplishments of the men and women of HOPE.

HOPE graduates will be recognized for completing their HOPE training and internships and for achieving employment retention milestones! 


Steven Banks, Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration

Special Guests

  • Eric L. Adams, Brooklyn Borough President  
  • Stephen Levin, New York City Councilmember
2nd Annual Business Mixer, Hosted by Bank of America
6:30 pm18:30

2nd Annual Business Mixer, Hosted by Bank of America

U.S. Trust
114 West 47th Street
New York, NY

Mix, mingle and meet with New York City's best companies. Find out why they rely on HOPE to meet their bottom line.

Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and enter our raffle to win prizes!