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WHDC hosts 5th Annual Holiday Celebration and Toy Giveaway

September 16, 2017

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You are invited to West Harlem Development Corporations’s 5th Annual Community Holiday Celebration and Toy Giveaway on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Columbia University’s Lerner Hall Auditorium. 

WHDC is proud to give away hundreds of toys, books and other treats to more than 700 children and families each year. 

This event is FREE, with priority to West Harlem residents.

RSVP at or 646-476-3394 by Wednesday, November 29th.

Special Addition

WHDC will partner again this year with the World Children Foundation to sponsor a children’s art contest. This year’s theme is…”To feel safe in my community, I need….”

Deadline for all artwork submissions is by November 29, 2017.

The holiday celebration’s mission is to bring together families at a performance that showcases Harlem’s rich arts and culture while giving them quality toys that can enhance their children’s education.
— WHDC Executive Director, Dr. Kofi A. Boateng

For more event information or if your organization wants to be a partner for the 2017 celebration, please contact Raesha Cartagena, WHDC Communications and Development Manager at 646.476.3394 or at