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Give thanks, then give back at these upcoming charity events - Metro US

Give thanks, then give back at these upcoming charity events

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Have a good meal, or a good time, in support of a worthy cause at one of these upcoming charity events.

New York Gala Parté

This is a late one, with festivities benefitting The Movember Foundation going until 2 a.m. Celebrate the mustache you grew for men’s health by turning it into part of your second Halloween costume as you rock out to music by Kinky Spigot and the Welders, or get your ‘mo immortalized by a sketch artist.

Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 p.m.
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Plaza
$10, must be 21+

Toast & Taste Cocktail Party

Leave the kiddos at home for Edible Schoolyard NYC’s holiday season kickoff party. Your hosts will be Sophie McNally (Balthazar), Nic Jammet (sweetgreen) and Sue Chan (Momofuku), among others, with drinks and food by chefs from Perla, Fedora and more. Proceeds benefit community-based programs to fight childhood obesity.

Monday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Haven’s Kitchen, 109 W. 17th St.
$125

Phenomenal Femmes

December’s four-course dinner with wine pairings will welcome Audrey Herd-Smith ofAntinori. A percentage of all proceeds will benefit the Women’s Shelter at Crossroads Community Services at St. Bart’s Church.

Monday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
Ritz-Carlton New York Central Park
Auden Bistro & Bar,50 Central Park S.
$150

Project Elf Fundraiser

Brooklyn Brewery is spreading holiday cheer to children who’ve been impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Your ticket purchase not only ensures that you’ll have lots of delicious beer and take part in “reindeer games,” but that 1,000 homeless children get a day of festivities. Attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy.

Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Brewery,79 N. 11th St.
$50

The Ally Coalition Talent Show

Support local LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness at this comedy-music show featuring Lena Dunham, Ingrid Michaelson, Andrew McMahon and, newly added, the bands Guster and Lake Street Drive.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 8 p.m.
New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St.
$77 GA, $350-$500 VIP

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