My Sisters’ Place Spring Benefit Celebrates Agency’s 40th Anniversary

White Plains, NY (May 4th, 2017) – Over 400 community members gathered at the Ritz-Carlton on April 27th for My Sisters’ Place’s (MSP) annual Spring Benefit. This year the evening focused on celebrating the 40th anniversary of the organization.  All funds raised will help launch the next decade of the agency. Special guests included members of the New York Giants Organization, CEO of A CALL TO MEN, Tony Porter; NY State Assembly Member, Amy Paulin; Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino; NY State Senator, Andrea Stewart Cousins; and other elected officials.

The evening included special guest speaker, Tony Porter. Tony is the CEO of A CALL TO MEN and is a leading voice on the intersection of masculinity and violence against women. His 2010 TED Talk has been named by GQ Magazine as one of the Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See and has been viewed over 2 million times. His speech focused on the need for every individual to work to end violence against women.

MSP honored Rebecca and Marty Eisenberg for their years of support. Rebecca and Marty have been supporters of MSP for 20 years and have helped spread the mission of the agency to countless individuals in their network and community. Rebecca Eisenberg has served on MSP’s Board of Directors since 2005.

The event featured cocktails, dinner, a fund-the-future appeal, and a silent auction. Event co-chairs were Susan Mara McDonnell and John McDonnell, Mindy and Greg White, and Sara and Kieran Mahoney.

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My Sisters’ Place has been serving Westchester County for the past 40 years helping victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.  Services include two confidential emergency shelters, a 24/7 crisis hotline, one-on-one counseling, legal services, children’s programs, teen and tween education programs, and community trainings.  MSP strives to engage each member of society in their work so that all relationships can embrace the principles of respect, equality, and peacefulness.