Levittown, NY– New Ground, a non-profit agency that works to break the cycle of homelessness for Veterans and families on Long Island is hosting its 5th Annual Designer Handbag Bingo event on Friday, September 14, 2018. The event will take place at 6pm at St. Agnes Parish Center in Rockville Centre, NY.
Event Co-Chairs include Sheila McDougal, a longtime resident of Rockville Centre and Owner of Interior Redesign of Long Island and Jenny Tzakas-Polizotto, a resident of Garden City and Owner of Jenny Tzakas Interiors.
Guests will enjoy a buffet dinner, 2 glasses of wine and up to ten opportunities to win a beautiful designer handbag. The evening will feature designers such as Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Love Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Rebecca Minkoff and more. To add to the excitement, guests can also try their luck at the Balloon Pop station, which will be stocked with a number of incredible prizes or enter into the 50/50 raffle.
“Designer Handbag Bingo will be an evening filled with excitement and great company all in support of a unique organization that is truly changing lives,” said Shannon Boyle, Executive Director of New Ground. “We are extremely grateful to all the wonderful women on the event committee that have worked tirelessly to produce such an incredible event each year.”
Founded in 1991, New Ground has been providing intensive Social Work and education services to homeless Long Islanders to help Veterans and families break the cycle of homelessness. When they complete the New Ground program, they have accomplished various goals in areas of education, employment, financial literacy, parenting and more, and have secured permanent, stable housing where they can live independently with a brighter future now and for generations to come. New Ground has been successful in assisting some families and Veterans go from homelessness to homeownership in an average of three to six years.