Son of a Saint ‘s “A Night In New York” Fundraiser at the Standard High Line Hotel-2024

BY: Betina Crione Guest Writer for World Liberty TV

Son of a Saint to Host Inaugural Fundraiser “A Night In New York” at the Standard High Line Hotel’s Boom.

Son of a Saint, the renowned New Orleans-headquartered youth development 501c3 nonprofit, is proud to announce its first-of-its-kind fundraiser, “A Night in New York,” to be held on Tuesday, May 21st, 2024.

Michael Dorrell Chairman of Stonepeak Sponsor & Contributor

The event will took place from 6-9 p.m. at the world-famous premier event venue, Boom, located atop the iconic Standard High Line Hotel in New York City’s Meatpacking District.

With an exclusive guest list of 250 esteemed attendees, including donors, partners, public figures, and dedicated supporters from both New Orleans and the tri-state area, “A Night In New York” promises to be a memorable evening filled with celebration and philanthropy in support of a uniquely meaningful cause.

Keynote Speech by Son of a Saint alumnus Miles Stewart

Presented by lead sponsors Stonepeak and Old City Investment Partners, this sold-out signature fundraiser aims to generate crucial financial support for Son of a Saint’s impactful initiatives.

Close to 250 people in attendance

The proceeds from the event will directly benefit the organization’s mission, sustainability, and innovative growth strategies. Son of a Saint is dedicated to transforming the lives of fatherless boys and other youth across the Greater New Orleans region through mentorship, education, life skills enrichment, and community engagement.

Dr Abbey with Peter Hamilton Esq Board Member

“We are thrilled to host ‘A Night in New York’ as a unique opportunity to gather our supporters from both near and far to celebrate our mission and the incredible impact we’ve had on the lives of young men,” said Son of a Saint Founder and CEO Bivian “Sonny” Lee III.

Dr Abbey with Marques Corslon Former Saints Player & Board member

“With the generous support of our presenting sponsors and the Standard High Line, we are confident that this event will make a significant difference in the lives of the youth we serve and create meaningful connections in the New York and tristate areas.

Dr Abbey with Bivian ‘Sonny’ Lee III CEO of Son of an Saint

Jen Hayes Lee, Head of Marketing & Content for The Bump and Son of a Saint board member, has deep personal connections to both New Orleans and New York, highlighting the need to forge connections between the cities to further the organization’s mission.

Dr Abbey with Jason McCourty , Patriots Super bowl Champion

Serving families and youth-related causes is our shared ambition,” says Hayes Lee. “As a daughter of New Orleans who has lived and worked in the tristate area for nearly 20 years, I understand the critical importance of providing exposure and opportunities to young people.

Son of a Saint is transforming the lives of the boys in the program and creating pathways that will help them realize their full potential.”

Dr Abbey with Reagan Killian Staff Member for Son of a Saint

Guests can anticipate an evening filled with New Orleans-centric entertainment including sounds from the Crescent City’s own DJ RQAway, delicious chef-prepared cuisine, and inspiring stories of resilience and empowerment from those within the Son of a Saint network.

Fresh Seafood on display

Keynote remarks during the night will be delivered by Son of a Saint alumnus Miles Stewart, who currently attends the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he excels in academics and in football.

The event will also feature a silent auction with exclusive items and experiences, offering attendees the opportunity to further contribute to Son of a Saint’s mission.

Gucci team in attendance

Originally founded in 2011, Son of a Saint holistically supports youth between the ages of 10 and 21, providing mentorship, education, mental health services, travel experiences to expand horizons, as well as internship and career-development learning opportunities.

Lady guests in attendance

The holistic, long-term, and preventative program currently serves 350 young people across Greater New Orleans, including its cohort of more than 200 full-time mentees, as well as mentee alumni, and additional tuition scholarship recipients via its Son of a Saint Scholars program.

The organization remains steadfast in its mission to inspire and uplift young boys, cultivating a supportive community that empowers them to break barriers and achieve success.

L-R Tamika Lee Board Member of Son of Saint & Emcee of Event

Son of a Saint also welcomes other contributions, About Son of a Saint: Son of a Saint is a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in New Orleans, Louisiana, dedicated to transforming the lives of fatherless boys and other youth through mentorship, education, and community engagement.

L-R Trevor Barnett Partner of Old City Investment Partners with his staff members

Since its inception in 2011, Son of a Saint has provided invaluable support to hundreds of young men, empowering them to reach their full potential and become future leaders.

It was a very well attended fundraiser a lot of people in attendance from New Orleans, where the Son of a Saint headquarters are, many corporate people and supporters attended from New York and the tristate region.

Ring of Jason McCourty 2019 Superbowl Ring

Mr. Michael Dorrell, Founder and Chairman of, Stonepeak and one of the contributors, delivered a wonderful heartwarming speech, how he believed in the great work Son of a Saint is doing for the Community in New Orleans, as well as throughout the USA.

Trevor Barnett partner of Old City Investment Partners, also one of the contributors made a speech and saying they also loved the work Son of a Saint is doing and they will continue to support, their mission.

Son of a Saint Fundraiser 2024

Jason McCourty, Former Super Bowl Champion, with the New England Patriots and the first Twin Brothers to win a super bowl championship on the same team. Mr. McCourty Spoke, as a young boy how his father died at a young age, and his mother took care of him, and certain mentors who helped him through life, and him and his bother became successful in life, so he went on to say, its organizations like Son of a Saint, that are doing the heavy lifting and pointing children with no parents in the right, direction.

Specialty Drinks made at Boom Bar

Close to 250 people were in attendance, a live auction took place, great food and drinks at the Standard High Line Hotel, I want to say Bivian ‘Sonny’ Lee III, CEO of Son of a Saint, is truly a wonderful man and the great work he is doing, is out of this world, we will support him and his cause as much as we can. To learn more and contribute to Son of a Saint, Click here .

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