Giving back is the best thing people can do. For organizations like HeartShare being able to give back to people right in the same community is even better. HeartShare helps children in need. HeartShare couldn’t keep helping children without the generous support of donors like Anthony Amado.
HeartShare held the annual Spring Gala and Auction in New York City on March 27th. This year’s gala was also a celebration of the organization’
The event brought together celebrities like “The Sopranos” actor Dan Grimaldi and MLB Network Host Sam Ryan. Anthony Amado of New Jersey who attended the event, was happy to see so many celebrities taking time to attend the event.
HeartShare of New York raised over $700,000 at the event. The Spring Gala and Auction directly benefits HeartShare’s programs that serve almost 29,000 New Yorkers in need.
Anthony Amado was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. Coming from a large loving family, Anthony has developed a strong sense of determination and compassion for others. Growing up Anthony was in involved in church activities and an elite traveling soccer team. Traveling with the team required teamwork and dedication. It also allowed Anthony the chance to travel abroad and learn about new cultures and people at a young age.
Anthony attended college at Montclair State University, in Montclair, New Jersey. While in college Anthony continued to play colligate soccer. It was in college where Anthony’s strong interest in business and marketing started to grow. Anthony joined an international business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPSI) in college. The organization elected Anthony to the position of pledge class president. Alpha Kappa Psi was founded on the principles of educating its members and the public to appreciate and demand higher.
In the professional world, Anthony joined a growing company and has continued to help it grow. To get the business where it is at today, Anthony had to work three jobs at times to make it happen. The hard work and dedication that Anthony developed at a young age has carried through today.