By Nadja Sayej | November 19, 2023
Teens for Food Justice 10th Anniversary Gala
Academy Award-winning musician and style icon Ariana DeBose and celebrity chef Melba Wilson co-hosted the Teens for Food Justice 2023 gala at the Lighthouse at Pier 61 in Chelsea Piers. The benefit raised over $900,000 to help make fresh food more accessible and improve nutritional health in New York City and Denver’s low-income communities. Teens for Food Justice do this through school-based, hydroponic farming led by youth. This year’s honorees included Randy Stern and Alyssa Gardner-Vazquez, and notable attendees included Alyssa Gardner-Vazquez, Katherine Soll, Tara Swibel, Erich Bergen, Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Alisha Antonetti, Sanniyah Watson, and Namar Antoine.
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