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CHN’s 16th Annual Human Needs Hero Reception

September 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Honoring: Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman

Every year, the Coalition on Human Needs gathers advocates, from neophytes to veterans with decades of experience, to celebrate our community’s steadfast commitment to standing up for the most vulnerable in our society. And there is much to celebrate: We’ve stood up against harmful cuts to programs like SNAP and succeeded in increasing funding for human needs programs; fought for a fair and accurate Census; resisted attacks on immigrants; and much more.

Of course, these accomplishments are only possible thanks to the tireless work of the generations of change-makers who have come before us. That’s why we are especially thrilled to honor Marian Wright Edelman and Peter Edelman for their historic contributions to advancing the cause of the most needy, spending decades advocating for those who need an advocate the most.

We’re hoping you and/or your organization will sponsor the event and be listed in invitations and our program. This is our only in-person fundraising event of the year and all proceeds raised go to supporting the work of the Coalition on Human Needs.

For more information and to sponsor: Click here for our Human Needs Hero event page!


September 18, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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815 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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