TGI Sponsors ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala
Posted March 2019
The second annual ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala was held on Thursday, March 14th at Cipriani benefiting ADAPT Community Network which provides programs and services for children and adults living with disabilities throughout New York City.
This year’s ADAPT Leadership Award honorees were: David Muir, Anchor and Managing Editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and Co‐Anchor of ABC’s 20/20; Tamron Hall , Journalist, TV host, and philanthropist; John and Mark X. Cronin, Founders of John’s Crazy Socks; Peter M. Meyer, Market President New York City for TD Bank; and Actor Tony Danza, who was presented with the Hausman Humanitarian Award recognizing exceptional humanitarian contributions that give back to the community. Cara Buono, co-star of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, and Emmy-nominee for her role on Mad Men, was the event’s host. The Honorary Gala Chairs for the evening were Al Roker, co‐host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show, and Deborah Roberts, ABC News correspondent for 20/20, Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. Honorary Gala Co‐Chairs were Susan Lucci, Emmy‐winning actress, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, and past ADAPT honoree and host; Tamsen Fadal, 11‐time Emmy‐winning anchor of PIX 11 News, past ADAPT host, and Honorary Vice Chair of the ADAPT Board of Directors; and Mike Woods, meteorologist and reporter for FOX 5’s Good Day New York, and past ADAPT host.The artwork displayed at the gala was created by the persons supported in ADAPT Day Habilitation programs. This year’s gala featured a special performance by the New York City’s Police Athletic League’s Cops & Kids Chorus.
TGI Office Automation was pleased to be a part of the event as a Sponsor. ADAPT Community Network said, “Your incredible contributions help support the thousands of New Yorkers with disabilities that ADAPT assists through our programs and services.” TGI is proud to support their mission.
ADAPT Community Network, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities. Every day, we build a more inclusive world for thousands of New Yorkers through education, technology, health, residential and recreational programs in all five boroughs.
At, TGI we are fully committed to supporting our communities. Our commitment to social responsibility is demonstrated in a number of ways. We hope that through our active participation we also encourage others to help give back where they can to make our local communities a safer, healthier place for everyone. Learn more about TGI’s involvement here.