Share. Connect. Heal.
May 20, 2019
Vibrant’s commitment to transforming the emotional health of those in need is why this year, our Gala focused on the cornerstones of our work — Share. Connect. Heal. By reaching out and sharing support, we can all make a difference in the lives of those struggling.
This year, we are proud to have honored the Creator and Executive Producers – DJ Nash, James Griffiths, Dana Honor and Aaron Kaplan – of the ABC television series, A Million Little Things for their extraordinary vision and life-saving work. The visionaries behind this ABC family drama tell the powerful story of a group of friends who support one another and find healing after one of their close friends dies of suicide. Members of the A Million Little Things cast will was also recognized at the event. In addition, we are delighted to have honored Vibrant Board Member Charles P. Fitzgerald, Founder and Senior Managing Partner of V3 Capital Management, L.P. for his dedicated service and generous philanthropy to Vibrant and the mental health community.
Together, we can create a reality of emotional wellness for everyone by building meaningful connections that promote healing.
ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent and Author, Life After Suicide
Honorary Committee members
NYC Council Member Diana Ayala
ThriveNYC Chief of Policy and Strategy Gary Belkin
New York State Senator David Carlucci
Harry Carson, former NFL Player
Howard Cross, former NFL Player
OASAS Commissioner Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez
First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray
NYS Office of Mental Health Regional Director Robert Moon
Gloria Reuben, actor/singer
Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer
NYS Office of Mental Health Commissioner Ann Sullivan, M.D.