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Barry Harris

Mentor

Director of Security Englewood Public Schools, mentor, and beloved football coach, Barry Harris is a pillar in the City of Englewood. A graduate of Dwight Morrow High School, Harris attended Norfolk State University where he studied Business Administration.

Raised in Englewood, Harris has always had a tremendous passion for sports, especially for the game of football and for giving back to the community.

Barry has been a driving force in Bergen Family Center's Teen Center, acting as a mentor, teacher and friend to scores of teens who benefit from our center.

Harris is the proud father of Barry Jr. 35, and Larue age 29. He attends New Vision Baptist Church and is the Armor Bearer for Bishop Victor Agee. He is also a member of the Men of Vision Edifying Organization (MOVE).

 

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Sarah Wallace

Investigative Journalist WNBC

One of the region’s best-known television journalists with more than 30 years of local and national award-winning service to local viewers, Sarah Wallace is a member of NBC 4 New York’s investigative unit.

In addition to earning 18 Emmy Awards for journalistic excellence, Wallace has been recognized with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and two Robert Greene Awards for Investigative Journalism from the Long Island Fair Media Council. Wallace’s I-Team reports have generated action and results across the Tri-state area.

Wallace is the recipient of countless community commendations, including one from the New York Police Department for helping negotiate a potentially explosive hostage crisis in Harlem. She received the “Outstanding Women“ award from Hadassah of lower New York State and the FBI National Academy Associates “Honorary Award.“

 

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Harry Martin

Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

Harry is an Emmy Award winning TV Journalist who has anchored TV Newscasts at three of the leading television stations in New York City. As a reporter and anchor, he has covered major history making news events such as The September 11th attack on the World Trade Center, the launch of the first Space Shuttle, Challenger, and Five Presidential Campaigns.

After 25 years with WABC, WNYW and WWOR, Harry now runs Martin.Digital.Media - a video production, web design, and graphics design company that specializes in branding and social media. Through his company, he has helped The Elizabeth Morrow School, Bergen Family Center, The Women's Center, and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

He is also one of the most sought after media consultants in the tri-state area with clients that include Yankee-mega-stars, Guinness Brew-masters, Nobel Laureates, Billboard Magazine Editors, The Hollywood Reporter, and Health & Wellness Companies. He has been a member of the BFC Board of Trustees for the last four years.

 

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Be a Part of Our BFC Gala
November 6th, 2019

The Rockleigh - 26 Paris Avenue Rockleigh, NJ 07647

Become a Dinner Sponsor

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$10,000 Pledge

Includes a table for 12 guests, full page ad in our dinner journal, sponsor name or logo placed on our website.

Your pledge provides two weeks at "The Zone" for 250 teens.


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$7,500 Pledge

Includes a table for 8 guests, full page ad in our dinner journal, sponsor name or logo placed on our website.

Your pledge provides one month of family counseling for 15 families.


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$5,000 Pledge

Includes a table for 6 guests, full page ad in our dinner journal, sponsor name or logo placed on our website.

Your pledge provides one week of Summer Camp for 10 children.


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$3,500 Pledge

Includes a table for 4 guests, full page ad in our dinner journal, sponsor name or logo placed on our website.

Your pledge provides career counseling for more than 15 teens.


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Dinner 2019

Watch Dana Romita, Dinner MC for 2019




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Gala Dinner and Auction




How We Help Families

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Helping Children

Make a Bright Start.

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Helping Teens

Make Smart Choices

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Helping Seniors

Stay Vital and Healthy

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In The Lives of Thousands of Families




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Agresta Brothers

Why BFC means so much to so many.


The Numbers Show How We Helped

798

CHILDREN & Parents

Helped though Childcare and Education Programs


1101

ADOLESCENTS

Supported through Programs for Positive Life Choices


268

SENIORS

Helped by Adult Day Program


These achievements were made possible by your contributions, the dedication of our volunteers and staff, government grants, foundation support and client fees, Local businesses, religious institutions and schools provided volunteers
and Your financial support.

Counseling & Intervention

150

Clients

Received family court assessments

150

Clients

Received support to manage their HIV diagnosis

100

Clients

Received individual counseling from Bergen Family Center.

We help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault - Families facing challenges that disrupt their lives - Individuals diagnosed with or affected by HIV/AIDS - Families & adolescents involved with family court.

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