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TACKLING POVERTY, CHANGING LIVES.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Job readiness training and placement assistance for the unemployed and underemployed, with a focus on creating long-term career ladders, through an intensive case management approach.

FINANCIAL FITNESS

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Comprehensive, integrated financial education programs including one-on-one crisis counseling, one-on-one long-term asset building counseling, financial educational workshops, free tax preparation, tenant advocacy services, and public benefits screening and enrollment.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & COLLEGE ACCESS In-depth SAT, college preparation, and college retention services for juniors, seniors and their parents, as well as innovative videography programming and a groundbreaking internship program in collaboration with the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board.

COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION The ERDA Federal Credit Union is revolutionizing the way public housing residents manage their money, build capital, and achieve their financial goals. We are organizing to ensure public housing neighborhoods have access to community assets such as mainstream financial services, fresh food, and robust retail, as highlighted by our work leading the Long Island City Merchants Association, the first business association in our community.


ERDA GALA 2012 NOVEMBER 8, 2012 Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporar y Art 172 Norfolk Street, New York, NY

This year, ERDA is honoring NYC Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Commissioner of NYC Small Business Ser vices Robert Walsh, and Jaime Herrera of Snediker Ave Owners, LLC. We’re also awarding Joel Bergstein, Jaz Patel, and Derrick Lawson. Funds raised allow ERDA to strengthen public housing neighborhoods and provide residents with the tools and resources needed for economic security and mobility. Your investment will be used to directly support ERDA programs. Sponsors have the opportunity to support the program of their choice. This sponsorship package includes examples of how your support can be used. The celebration includes: Cocktails & Light Dinner Fare Celebrity Appearances Raffle Prizes Awards Ceremony

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ERDA ANNUAL GALA 2012

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES VISIONARY $25,000 2 Tables with Signage | 20 VIP Tickets | Color Double Page Spread Sponsor Signage at Event, Online, & Other Event Materials Acknowledgement at Podium S25,000 will provide two years of SAT preparation, college counseling, financial aid assistance, and inter nship placement ser vices each year for 7 high school students – helping to secure over $100,000 per year in financial aid, and allowing these students to be first in their families to attend college.

CHAMPION $10,000 1 Table with Signage | 10 VIP Tickets | Color Double Page Spread Sponsor Signage at Event | Acknowledgement at Podium $10,000 will train and place 5 Workforce Development clients – through intensive one-on-one counseling, job preparation workshops, and employer relationships – toward good jobs resulting in $125,000+ in income in one year.

BENEFACTOR $5,000 6 VIP Tickets | Color Full Page Ad $5,000 will secure Ear ned Income Tax Credit for 100 Tax Preparation clients, resulting in $200,000+ in income for these clients.

ADVOCATE $2,500 3 VIP Tickets | Black & White Full Page Ad $2,500 will provide long-ter m, one-on-one financial counseling for 2 participants in ERDA’s Financial Fitness Program, who will increase their savings by $2,000 each, reduce debt by $1,000 each, and access $5,000 in public benefits and tax retur ns, resulting in nearly $20,000 in income gains.

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ERDA ANNUAL GALA 2012

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS VIP $1,000 VIP Seating at Event including Cocktails and Light Dinner Fare Listing in ERDA Annual Report and Gala Journal $1,000 will sponsor a College Explorator y Trip for a Cohort of 10 College Access Students, opening their eyes to the great social and economic rewards of attending college.

ERDA FRIEND $250 Gala Entrance, including Cocktails and Light Dinner Fare $250 will allow ERDA to provide counseling and resumÊ preparation ser vices for 1 workforce development client – contributing to job placement at an average wage of $25,000 per year.

NONPROFIT PARTNER $150 Available to nonprofit professionals only.

Gala Entrance, including Cocktails and Light Dinner Fare $150 will allow a screening of 3 ERDA clients for public benefits such as food stamps and health insurance, allowing them to participate in ERDA programs, help stabilize their households, and achieve economic mobility.

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ERDA ANNUAL GALA 2012

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

GALA JOURNAL ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES Color Double Page Spread Color Full Page Black & White Full Page Black & White Half Page Black & White Quarter Page

$2,500 $1,500 $1,000 $500 $300

Gala Sponsorship & Press Contact Jeremy Reiss, VP for Communications & External Affairs 718.784.0877 - jreiss@erdalliance.org Visit ERDA Online For more information, to purchase packages or gala tickets, or to make a donation, visit erdalliance.org.

ERDA BOARD 2012 Chair man Ben Lerer Treasurer Grace Lee Secretar y Nicholas Williams President Emeritus Jeremy Selman President and CEO Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor Audrey Sperano Dispigna Brad Tully Courtney Plummer Eric Sobotka Hoyett Owens Karthik Krishnan Kelly Sickles Lisa Banks Parand Zendehrouh Robin Silverman Sonia Siu Suzanne Kumar Tammy Hepps

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Sponsorship Package