As CRY America marks its 20th year of empowering children, join us for a night of reflection and celebration as we express our gratitude, share our achievements, and unveil our goals for the future. Your unwavering support has been the driving force behind our mission to ensure every child’s right to a happy, healthy, and educated life. Together let’s make this milestone a testament to our shared commitment to shaping children’s destinies with you.

Friday, April 19 | 6:30 PM EST Onwards
The Taj Pierre Hotel
2 East 61st St,
New York, NY

Contact: Patrick Bocco | patrick.bocco@cryamerica.org | 617-959-1273

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Celebrity Guest

Shefali Sunderlal

CRY America President

Utkarsh Ambudkar

Host
(Actor/Singer)

Dr. Rolee Singh

Project partner, SSRF

Cocktail hour
Cocktail hour
CRY Talk
Silent Auction
CRY Talk
Photography Session with Celebrity
Welcome by MC
Welcome by Emcee
Talk by celebrity
Entertainment by Utkarsh Ambudkar
Talk by project partner
Talk by CRY President
Talk by project partner
Project Partner Session
Talk by celebrity
Talk by Celebrity
Pledge session
Pledge session
Dinner service
Dinner service
Entertainment
Entertainment
Entertainmentr
Music & Dancing
Talk by project partner
Thank you & Closing Remarks
Dharam Bali
National
Juuhi Ahuja
National
Meena Datt
Texas
Devina Bhojwani
Texas
Jayshree Sheth
Texas
Zuli Jasani
Texas
Pooja Revanur
Texas
Vaishali Dev
Texas
Leena Shah
Texas
Shruti & Anupam Yadav
Sangeeta Mudnal & Jigar Thakkar
Rupal & Harsh Patil
Satwant Narula
Murali Nagapuzha
Floral series
Painting by Murali Nagapuzha

Nayika
Nayika
Painting by Prakash Deshmukh

Girl with her friend
Mohan Naik Painting

Sravya Benarasi Saree
By Anita Dongre

Chandrika Bird Pendant Necklace
By Tribe Amrapali

Autographed Cricket bat
By Sourav Ganguly

You can create a bigger impact by supporting a CRY America project of your choice.
CHARDS
Project RWDS
Tamil Nadu
Budget – $53,573
Samvedna
Project KAS
Uttar Pradesh
Budget – $37,222
Project PORD
Chhattisgarh
Budget – $46,254
PORD
Project Sanlaap
Bihar
Budget – $29,578
KMAGVS
Project Samvedna
Madhya Pradesh
Budget – $39,081
KAS
Project KMAGS
Maharashtra
Budget – $33,768
CARC
Project CHARDS
Bihar
Budget – $28,880
The New York – New Jersey CRY Gala was held on Friday, May 19 at The Taj Pierre. The event was attended by 120 guests who raised $240,000 for underprivileged children. A big Thank You to our Dinner Committee members Satwant Narula, Shefali Salwan, Sangeeta Mudnal & Jigar Thakkar, Anupam & Shruti Yadav and Rupal & Harsh Patil & our event sponsors TV Asia, SBI New York, Guru Krupa Foundation, GDB International, Stratus, The Taj Pierre, Kurani Studios and Latham Photography & Arya Dance Academy. Our speakers for the evening included NY State Assemblywoman Jennifer Rajkumar, Neelam Kothari Soni & our MC Sunny Moza. We are grateful for the generosity & support of our donors, event sponsors, volunteers & CRY Staff for bringing brighter smiles to children.