KidSpirit is a nonprofit online magazine and community by and for youth to engage each other about life’s big questions in an open and inclusive spirit. Its mission is to promote mutual understanding among 11- to 17-year-olds of diverse backgrounds and support their development into world citizens with strong inner grounding.


Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
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Join us to celebrate a decade of the world's only youth-led platform for building community through life's big questions.


  Patrick Gaston     

Patrick R. Gaston is President and CEO of Gaston Consulting. Formerly, he was President of the  Western Union Foundation and of the Verizon Foundation, and Senior Advisor to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.

Laura Walker 

 Laura R. Walker is President and CEO of New York Public Radio, the largest public radio station group in the nation and a major producer of audio content for radio and on-demand audiences.


6:30 PM - Reception

7:30 PM - Dinner, performance by young musicians, remarks by honorees and KidSpirit youth editors, live auction


Live Auction - Sneak Peek!

3 Nights at the Castle Hill Inn in Newport_ RI_ _Special thanks to the Castle Hill Inn
Gift certificate for 3-night stay and dinner at the Castle Hill Inn in Newport, RI
Special thanks to the Castle Hill Inn


Day Weekend Getaway in Woodstock, NY
Your choice from two properties during Leaf Season 2018

Private dinner for 10 in your home with wine pairings
Special thanks to Michael Bourquin, Executive Chef of the Princeton Club

Vacation in stunning Taillores, France
1-week stay in 3 bed/2 bath apartment overlooking the Lac D'Annecy; gorgeous in winter or summer

4 tickets to Dear Evan Hansen on January 6, 2018
Orchestra seats at one of this season's hottest shows