17 Oct

Thank you! 2017 Spirit of East Harlem Gala

Our thanks to everyone who participated in the 2017 Spirit of East Harlem gala! The event raised close to $1,000,000 for our health, education and support services for families in crisis. Amazing!
It’s not too late to participate in the gala!

Please consider making a 100% tax-deductible contribution to keep our health, education and family support programs going in 2018.  CLICK HERE TO DONATE.

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2017 Spirit of East Harlem Gala

Event photos by Metin Oner. Step & repeat photos by Kaddy Tsang.

The Spirit of East Harlem Gala is is an occasion for supporters to celebrate the impact and contribute toward the success of LSA Family Health Service’s programs for children and families.

The event honored: The Deerfield Foundation, Corporate Spirit Award; Chita Rivera, Lifetime Spirit Award; and Ralph A. Siciliano, Esq., Community Spirit Award.

Guests enjoyed a Tribute to Chita Rivera, featuring songs from her ground-breaking career performed by Doreen Montalvo. Doreen Montalvo is a theatre/ television/ film performer and recording artist, currently playing Gloria Estefan’s mother “Gloria Fajardo” in the hit Broadway musical “On Your Feet” at the Marquis Theatre.

Read a press release about the event


We salute the 2017 Spirit of East Harlem Sponsors!


How does LSA make a difference for families? 

In the video below, two mothers share their stories.