Spring Benefit Raises $2.8M for Children, Youth, and Families in NYC

Spring Benefit Raises $2.8 Million

We hosted our most successful fundraising gala yet, raising $2.8 million! The funds from our Spring Benefit will expand opportunities for children, youth, and families in historically underinvested communities.


Shepherd Bold Leadership Award Presented to Adebayo Ogunlesi

A highlight of the event was presenting the inaugural Shepherd Bold Leadership Award to Adebayo Ogunlesi, Chairman & CEO of Global Infrastructure Partners, honoring his outstanding contributions to youth education and leadership. This recognition celebrates the power of dedicated leadership to inspire positive change.

Short Film Features Stories of Economic Mobility at GSS

Another memorable moment was the premiere of our short film. This powerful piece follows three young people at different stages of their lives as they work toward economic advancement through education, internships, mentorship, and prioritizing their mental health. Click the play button above to be inspired.

Gratitude for Our Supporters

With the incredible generosity of Mr. Ogunlesi and our giving community, we can continue reaching more people and building stronger futures. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this landmark success.

Press Release

Spring Benefit Photo Album