Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City.

All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted.


Sat., January 19, 2019 (1:30-2:30pm)
Art Palm Beach: “Art and Charity: Can They Co-exist?”
Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center
Shelly Baer, Founder/Co-Director of the Bold Beauty Project, and
Dr. Eva Ritvo, Founder of the Bekindr Global Initiative will present a group of
award-winning photographers, artists, filmmakers, and models from the
Bold Beauty Project/Bekindr talking about the challenges and triumphs
of their innovative creative process and their experiences producing fine
art in support of mission-driven charitable endeavors. See here for details.

2019 Awardees

Thurs., February 28, 2019 (6:30-10:00pm)
19th Annual Leadership Awards Gala
JOIN US! Our Annual Gala reception & dinner for the J. Luce Foundation
& Orphans International Worldwide will be at the Princeton Club NYC
on West 43rd Street, New York City. See here for more details.
Join the J. Luce Foundation and O.I. for only $220 per person –
pay $220 online here! ( 

Tables seating 10 are available for $2,000 each. Please note we only have
200 seats with 20 tables available, first come-first served. (Facebook)


April 5-6, 2019
10th Annual McDonough Leadership Conference at Marietta College
The theme is year will be “Leading Across Differences.” McDonough Leadership
is inviting undergraduate/graduate students, staff, and faculty to submit
proposals for presentation. Contact for more details.


Sun., June 30, 2019 – free!
50th Anniversary NYC Pride Parade
JOIN US! The J. Luce Foundation marches for the first time in honor of our
brothers and sisters slaughtered in Orlando. Our Foundation affirms Human
Rights, and LGBTQ Rights ARE Human Rights! Biggest Pride Parade in the
world, beginning at 36th St. & Fifth Ave. – ending at Christopher & Greenwich.


Sun., June 16-28, 2019
J. Luce Leadership Experience 2019: Kingston, Jamaica
24 Young Global Leaders of the Foundation will embark on a journey to
Kingston, Jamaica for the third annual Leadership Experience (Facebook).
Itineraries include the opening of J. Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean
Maritime University, tour of the Parliament, meetings with the Minister of
Youth & Education, participation in project Port Royal Basic School, service
days at Bustamante Children’s Hospital and S.O.S. Children’s Village.
College credits are available for the first time.
Fee: $1,800 per person (incl. airfare, accommodations, meals)
Apply online here(


Tue., July 9, 2018 (6:30-9:30pm)
H.H. the Dalai Lama’s 84rd Birthday Interfaith Celebration
Join us, get to know one another, celebrate, and share our deep collective gratitude
for this remarkable human being who has tirelessly worked for world peace and
taught us how to develop compassion for all sentient beings. Ballroom of
JW Marriott Essex House at 160 Central Park South, NYC.
Join the J. Luce Foundation (4 tables) for only $180 per person –
pay $180 online here! (
Celebration dinner sponsored by The Tibet Fund, Gaia Holistic Foundation with
support from Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW).

Contributions to the Foundation may be made online at Contributions to OIWW at Checks payable to either may be sent to 540 Main Street #418, New York, N.Y. 10044. Entrance/activity fees may purchased the same way; kindly memo which event the payment is for.

Much goes into each of our events – usually with assistance from members of the New York Global Leaders Lions Club whose mission is to support the work of The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide.

Please note that our New York Global Leaders Lions Club (NYGLLC) now has 35 members – you are welcome to join us! Email

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The Editors
The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation ( There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.

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