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Hudson Guild Talks - May 2022 Newsletter

May 3, 2022 | by hgadmin


Hudson Guild's 11th Annual Benefit


On Wednesday, April 20th, we held our 11th Annual Benefit where we honored long-time supporters Tony & Susan Gilroy, celebrated our work, and raised $1,100,000 to support our programs! We were fortunate to have Nini Davis-Escue, who has been active in Hudson Guild programs for about 20 years and who spoke at the first Hudson Guild Benefit, come back to give a spoken word performance at this year's event. A very special thanks to everyone who attended and donated. It is through your generosity and support of our mission that allows us to continue providing for the community we serve.

To view our 11th Annual Benefit video, click here! To view photos from the evening, click here!

Jumbo! Performances Sell Out!


From April 15-24th, Hudson Guild Theatre Company held six sold out shows at full capacity of Jumbo!, A Circus and Dance Spectacular All About Romance! This musical, conceived and directed by Jim Furlong, featured choreography by Matthew Westerby, circus artists from the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, and music by Rogers and Hart. Following the performances, Hudson Guild K-8 participants participated in circus workshops led by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus.

Garden Cleanup Project at Fulton


A big thank you to all the corporate volunteers from IAC who helped give the garden behind the Fulton Center a much-needed facelift on April 28th! Benches and planters were given a fresh coat of paint, dozens of caladium were potted and a fresh coat of mulch had the space looking spruced up and ready for the season!

The Vagina Monologues


Community and staff members put on empowering and meaningful performances of The Vagina Monologues in April. Ticket sales raised a total of $1,118 that will go to MADRE, an international women’s human rights organization!

Celebrating Diversity at Fulton Community Center


On April 21st, we held a Multicultural Festival where we celebrated the rich and diverse population of the Hudson Guild community through art, music, dance, and food!

Mental Health Tip of the Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and maintaining good mental health is incredibly important to your overall wellness. Check out these tips by our Mental Health Services department on Mental Wellness.

If you are struggling please reach out to a trusted person, doctor, mental health professional, or to Hudson Guild Mental Health Clinic at (212) 760-9822.

This Month's Buzz

Discover your personal style with Hudson Guild's Fashion Styling Workshop! The fashion styling workshop will help students learn new trends in the modern fashion world and how to create styles that are practical and affordable. Sketches, photos, and creations made in the workshop will be displayed in Guild Gallery II throughout the workshop period. This workshop is open to any teen or young adult who identifies as female. To register, contact Daisy Mendoza at

View Hudson Guild Older Adult Center's May Newsletter to find out about upcoming events, programs, and meal schedules. For more information on Older Adult Center programming please email

Click HERE to listen to the latest episode of Hudson Guild Podcast by our Teen & Young Adult services program where, in this episode, they talk about their opinions on college relationships.

Our FY21 Annual Report is available for viewing! We strive to meet the very highest standards of charity oversight and accountability and are pleased to provide you all with Hudson Guild's FY21 Annual Report, which includes an analysis of our most recent financial information, uplifting images, and an overview of the services we provide. Click HERE to view the report!


May 10th, 2022 @2:00pm: Virtual presentation for older adults by VOLS on legal steps to take after a loved one dies. To register please contact, Hudson Guild SSU Manager, Dorothy Johnson-Laird at (212)924-6710 ext 4018.

March 17th - May 25th, 2022: Semaphore: Lauren Bakoian on paper, Jolie Stahl with clay - Hudson Guild Gallery, 441 W. 26th St. Viewing hours: Tuesdays-Fridays 10:00am-6:00pm & Saturdays 12pm-4pm


Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time employment, a permanent position or one for the summer, Hudson Guild currently has a number of job opportunities available. To view all jobs, please visit