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SCO Family of Services Speakeasy-Casino Night Raises $195,000 to Strengthen New York Families

July 12, 2022 / SCO News

New York, NY, July 11, 2022 – SCO Family of Services supporters and staff gathered for SCO’s Speakeasy – Casino Night at the Mutual of America Building in New York City, raising $195,000 to support New York youth and families.

The focus of the Speakeasy-themed event was “Unlocking Potential for Young Adults” and featured moving remarks by Jessaida, a young woman who lives at one of SCO’s Independence Inns, residences for runaway and homeless youth located in Brooklyn and Queens.

The evening featured blackjack, poker, craps, a mentalist, whiskey tasting, raffle prizes, and more.

“SCO Family of Services puts a priority on helping young adults deal with the crises of today, while preparing them with the tools and support needed to build a strong foundation for tomorrow,” remarked Keith Little, President & CEO of SCO Family of Services. “We are grateful to have the support of tonight’s attendees and sponsors as we continue this important work.”

SCO extends its gratitude to the sponsors, supporters, and volunteers who made the event a success. The Speakeasy – Casino Night was hosted by Mutual of America. This year’s leading sponsors included Chem Rx; DB Collaborative; Citi; Squash Exterminating; Whitsons Culinary Group; Central Business Systems; Cohen & Gresser LLP; Conway, Farrell, Curtin and Kelly, P.C; The Flanders Group; Millin Associates, LLC; SDA Lighting and Controls; Sunrise Office Services; TD Bank, and Thirdview LLC.

About SCO Family of Services

SCO Family of Services helps New Yorkers build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs. SCO has played a vital role delivering human services in communities throughout New York City and Long Island for more than 125 years. For more information, please visit www.sco.org

 

99%

of at-risk families throughout Brooklyn & Queens remained together and stable with family support services

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24,000

families and individuals with support services and community activities

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