Nicholas House New Beginnings Awards Luncheon
Friday, March 27, 2020
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, 75 14th Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
The Nicholas House New Beginnings Awards Luncheon acknowledges the progress of women served by Nicholas House, as well as the efforts of other women in the community that are inspiring innovative actions that are changing the trajectory for women on an unprecendented scale. This luncheon shines a local spotlight on the impact women are having in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Join us in celebrating women entrepreneurs and in our goal of raising $20,000+ to support Nicholas House programs!
MC Sophia Choi, Anchor, Channel 2 Action News Saturday and Sunday AM. General assignment reporter for Channel 2 Action News.
Keynote Speaker Monica Pearson, Former Anchor, WSB-TV Atlanta and current radio personality, 104.1
We will acknowledge a Nicholas House graduate with the Margaret Hylton Jones Humanitarian Award, as well as honoring several amazing women with the Nicholas House Making a Difference Community Service Award.
Keisha Knight Pulliam and Arion Simone, Founding Partners, The Fearless Fund
Jasmine Crowe, Founder & CEO, Goodr
Dr. April Spencer, Founder & Chief Operating Surgeon, Global Breast Health & Wellness Centers
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Check-in
11:30 AM - 11:35 AM - Welcome Message - Sophia Choi, Mistress of Ceremonies
11:35 AM - 11:40 AM - LIVE performance from Kelly Price
11:40 AM - 11:45 AM - The Occasion - New Beginnings Luncheon Chair-Markethia McDonald and Co-Chair Rachel Cicconi
11:45 AM - 11:55 AM - Mission Overview from Dennis Bowman, Executive Director & Nicholas House Video
11:55 AM - 12:15 PM - Lunch
12:15 AM - 12:25 PM - Humanitarian Award Presentation from Michael Jones, Board President
12:25 PM - 12:30 PM - LIVE performance from Kelly Price
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM - LIVE Fund-a-Need Auction and Call to Action from Auctioneer Dean Crownover
12:40 PM - 12:55 PM - Monica Pearson, Keynote Speaker
12:55 PM - 1:05 PM - Awards Presentation | Making a Difference Community Service Awards from Elizabeth George, Board Secretary
1:05 PM - 1:30PM - LIVE Fireside Chat with Sophia Choi
•Arion Simone and Keisha Knight Pulliam, Founding Partners, The Fearless Fund
•Jasmine Crowe, Founder & CEO, Goodr
•Dr. April Spencer, Founder & Chief Operating Surgeon, Global Breast Health & Wellness Centers
•Kelly Price, R&B Performer
1:35 PM - Closing Remarks, Photos and Networking
Fund A Need - Provide Hope, Help and Housing
At this event, we will be calling on YOU to make a life-changing gift to help empower homeless families to achieve self-sufficiency with the goal of raising $20,000+ in 5 minutes. YOU can help us get there! Please consider the difference you can make with the gift amounts below. You can make your donation during the live auction portion of the event.
Family Safety Net - Crisis Management
Can provide 4 homeless families of 4 (4 adults and 12 children) with their basic needs for 1 month, including:
Discovering ME - Youth Development
Can provide summer camp for 15 homeless children for 1 month, including:
Pathways To Success - Academic Support
Can provide after-school care and school supplies for 12 homeless children for 1 month, including:
Ready To Work - Workforce Preparedness
Can provide job readiness and career planning for 10 homeless parents, including:
Our New Beginnings
Can provide 8 new move-in kits for homeless families transitioning out of Nicholas House's shelter, including:
Our Fresh Start
Can provide toiletries for 6 homeless families, including:
Nicholas House's mission is to help homeless families become self-sufficient by providing them with a temporary place to live while addressing the root causes of their homelessness so that they never become homeless again.
Since our founding in 1982, Nicholas House has helped thousands of homeless families to get back on their feet, uniquely keeping families together regardless of composition with an array of accountability-based, outcome-oriented programs.
Learn more at www.nicholashouse.org.