On November 12, 2020 at 6:30pm, BNT hosted the Building Neighborhoods Together Crisis Fund Virtual Gala to raise critical support for the housing and counseling work it does on behalf of needy individuals, seniors and families.
It was a great celebration, with intros and welcomes by Senator Blumenthal and Representative Himes, a special unveiling of BNT’s new name and logo, David Lehman, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic Development, serving as our Keynote Speaker, and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF)/Juanita James and Seila Mosquera-Bruno, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Housing, serving as our Honorees.
BNT is very grateful to its sponsors, which included our Presenting Partner, shelter, powered by Keller Williams, Gold sponsors, Bank of America, First Republic, M&T Bank, People’s United Bank, Steelpointe Harbor and Wells Fargo; Silver sponsors, BNY Mellon and Webster Bank; Bronze sponsors, Avangrid, Elizabeth & Joseph Massoud Family Foundation, Fairfield County Bank, Hoopes, Morganthaler, Rausch & Scaramozza, LLC, David Lehman, the Meehan Family Trust, The Richman Group Affordable Housing Corporation and Newtown Savings Bank.
For our major sponsors, we held a half hour private pre-event Q&A with award-winning political journalist, Walter Shapiro.
Click here to watch a recap of the Gala.