From the Associates Council: Supporting an Incredible Cause

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On Wednesday, November 20th, the Associates Council is hosting its 17th annual fall fundraiser themed Midnight in Paris.

Proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will benefit The Children’s Aid Society Go!Healthy program, an initiative that follows children from early childhood through adolescence and beyond, educating them about wellness, nutrition and healthy cooking.

“The crisis we face with childhood obesity in this country is so large that it can be overwhelming. But we fight it with positivity and empowerment,” said Stefania Patinella, Director of Food and Nutrition Programs at the Children’s Aid Society. “Our program teaches kids to take their health into their own hands. From toddlers to teens, they learn how to grow vegetables, cook nutritious and delicious meals, be aware of advertising that persuades them to choose junk foods and make the healthy choice instead. As they share meals with their families and compete for Healthiest Chef in our Iron Go!Chefs event, healthy eating transforms from a chore to a cause for celebration.”

By joining us for Midnight in Paris, you will help make Go!Healthy programs, including cooking classes, health and fitness, recipe competitions, and many others better able to improve the lives of children in our neediest New York City communities.

We hope to see you there. Buy tickets today!

-- Rebecca Steuer, Co-Chair, Fall Event Committee