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Virtual Gala Hub

Welcome to Breaking Ground's Virtual Gala

Having trouble viewing the program in the player above? Watch on Vimeo.

In addition to the program, you can view our digital gala journal, featuring messages of support and celebration from our generous gala sponsors.

Please consider a personal gift in celebration of the Gala and our honoree, David Brickman. Every dollar raised extends our reach, and helps more of our most vulnerable fellow New Yorkers come off the streets and find a stable, permanent home with Breaking Ground. To date, you have helped us raise more than $2.6 million for our outreach and housing programs!

Our Honoree

Breaking Ground is privileged to honor an individual whose importance to affordable housing cannot be overstated. David Brickman, CEO of Freddie Mac, has devoted his career to the creation of affordable housing opportunities for countless Americans. We are thrilled to recognize his accomplishments and commitment to the cause.

A Look at Our Latest Supportive Housing Development

Breaking Ground CEO Brenda Rosen takes us on a tour of the 90 Sands project, where we are repositioning a former residential hotel into nearly 500 units of permanent supportive and affordable housing.

And Featuring a Breaking Ground Tenant

Charlie Alvarez, a tenant at Breaking Ground's Prince George residence, shares how he overcame homelessness and substance use with the support of Breaking Ground's outreach, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing resources.

Our Sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsors of the Celebrating Home & Community Gala, whose contributions are helping us to create new supportive and affordable housing for homeless New Yorkers.


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