Press Release – New York NY — New York Edge — one of the metropolitan region’s largest providers of afterschool programs — recently announced the hiring of Thomas Moore as Individual Giving Officer.
In his new role, Mr. Moore, an experienced fundraiser, will advance the organization’s culture of philanthropy to support at-risk New York City students most affected by the opportunity gap.
“I am grateful for this tremendous opportunity to join such an innovative, well respected organization doing such impactful work with youth across my native city of New York,” said Thomas Moore. “I am confident 2019 will be our best year yet, and New York Edge will continue to expand its reach impacting the lives of more and more youth.”
Mr. Moore brings a diverse background of experience including past work as a fundraiser, philanthropic event organizer, team manager and donor strategist for a variety of New York City-based and international non-profits. His most recent tenure was with the papal agency, CNEWA. An expert on the inner workings of varied organizations and their individual approaches to charitable giving, Mr. Moore previously served as a volunteer and junior board member for numerous organizations, including The American Friends of the Louvre, The Central Park Conservancy, Library for All, and The City College Fund.
New York Edge gives back to the community by providing school-based afterschool programs designed to meet the needs and goals of under-resourced schools through customized, curriculum-based programming. Through rigorous, innovative programs such as High School Today, College Tomorrow and a range of other programs — including but not limited to chess club, fencing, robotics and dance — New York Edge expands beyond the traditional afterschool lane, acting as a springboard to life beyond high school.
About New York Edge
New York Edge, formerly known as the Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation (SASF), is a non-profit organization and one of the largest providers of school-based afterschool programs in New York City and the metropolitan region. With more than 36,000 students from over 130 sites in grades K-12, the organization provides under-resourced students with year-round programs to give them the edge needed to succeed. www.newyorkedge.org.
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