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September 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Children’s Hope India will host a special cocktail reception, Beyond Gratitude, on September 26, 2021. All proceeds will help distribute aid in vulnerable communities in India. 


The reception will feature cocktails and appetizers from critically-acclaimed chef Gaurav Anand, and celebrate the tremendous contributions of friends, neighbors and strangers around the world in order to overcome the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

We are committed to protecting the health and safety of our guests:
(see Event Safety Information below)

  • We will follow NY state guidelines for your health and safety
  • Event will be held in an indoor-outdoor venue
  • Proof of vaccination will be required

Beyond Gratitude will honor some of today’s most inspiring leaders from the business world. Our 2021 Rising Stars are:

  • Pooja Midha is the Chief Growth Officer at Comcast Advertising. Prior to her current role, she was the president of true[X] and senior vice president of digital ad sales and operations for the ABC Television Network. Pooja is on the board of She Runs It, an organization dedicated to promoting female media and tech talent.
  • Rohan Mirchandani launched India’s first Greek yogurt, Epigamia in 2013 when he left the US to start his dream venture. Prior to Epigamia, Mirchandani led a career in the finance sector with Standard & Poor’s Corporate Valuation Group and the Ross Group. 
  • Adi Chugh founded Surya Capital, a boutique advisory firm in New York. Adi is active in the technology space and is an avid venture investor. He is a native of New Delhi, with degrees in International Business & Management and Economics from Dickinson College.

We invite you to consider sponsoring Beyond Gratitude and helping us bring hope to thousands of vulnerable individuals.


Sunday September 26, 2021
6-9PM ET

The Current – Pier 59
Chelsea Piers
New York, NY


The following measures help ensure the safety of all our guests.

All persons (clients, guests, vendors and staff) 12 years of age and older show proof of vaccination in order to enter Pier Sixty, The Lighthouse and/or Current.
Proof must be presented in the form of:

  • physical or digital CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card
  • New York City COVID Safe Pass smartphone app
  • New York State Excelsior Pass
  • an official immunization record from the jurisdiction, state or country where the vaccine was administered

Facilities have been updated for maximum safety.

  • Increased Outdoor Air: The fresh air dampers on all units have been opened allowing for large volumes of fresh air exchanges per minute per code requirements.
  • Maximized Fresh Air Circulation: We are maximizing the fresh air introduced to each minute and minimizing recirculated air.
  • Longer System Run Times: The units have been placed in the fan “on” mode where the fan runs 100 % on the time.
  • Frequent Filter Checks: Filters are monitored and inspected every two weeks.





September 26, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Children’s Hope India