Human Spirit Awards

Monday, June 4, 2018

At the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
60 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY

An evening to honor individuals who help to empower Brooklynites who live in poverty through philanthropy and advocacy. BCS celebrates the strength of the human spirit and our gala raises funds to help reach over 18,000 poor and low-income people living in underserved neighborhoods.

The Human Spirit Awards brings together over 400 business people, nonprofit professionals, civic leaders and artists throughout New York and the surrounding area for a cocktail reception, seated dinner ans awards presentation.

Event Host

Jodie Patterson,
Social Activist, Writer & Entrepreneur.

Honorees for the Human Spirit Awards

Arts & Culture Leader

Jocelyn Cooper, Partner AFROPUNK

Corporate Leader

Honoring the Courageous Women of Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Maria Espinoza, Nadia Tayeh, and Chun Ying Xu

Farewell Tribute to Executive Director Marla Simpson

Purchase Tickets Today >> 

Bid in our Auction >>

We want you to Bid for BCS! We are so excited for you to finally see all of the fabulous items that have been generously donated. You can bid on a wide variety items, including luxury vacations, concert tickets, and delicious meals at some of the best restaurants in Brooklyn. We hope you can participate and support our vision of ONE Brooklyn Community. All proceeds from the auction support our programs that empower Brooklyn’s children, youth, adults and families to overcome the obstacles they face.







To become a sponsor of the 2018 Human Spirit Awards please contact Kerry Doyle, BCS Donor Relations Associate at email: OR call: 718.310.5660.


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