The Event Towards New Life: FAQs

In these depths of February, we’re looking forward to spring more and more everyday. Mark your calendars for May 9th, when we’ll celebrate the season with our annual Event Towards New Life! Here are some frequently asked questions about our biggest event of the year:

What exactly is the Event Towards New Life?

An elegant evening celebration hosted by LifeWay Network to honor survivors of human trafficking and activists working to end modern slavery.

What happens during the Event Towards New Life?

You’ll hear inspiring speeches from trafficking survivors and our Freedom Award Honoree while snacking on hors d’oeuvres, drinking a glass of wine, and mingling with fellow LifeWay Network supporters. Art made by our safe house residents will be on display for viewing.

What is the Freedom Award?

Every year, we honor someone who has made a significant contribution towards the abolition of human trafficking. Past awardees include Carol Robles-Román and Taina Bien-Aimé. Stay tuned to find out who we’ll be honoring in 2019!

When and where is the Event Towards New Life taking place?

The Event Towards New Life is generously hosted by the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on the corner of Park Avenue and 84th Street in New York City. This year, it will be on Thursday, May 9th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Can I bring friends?

Of course! You can purchase individual tickets or tables to reserve your seats.

How do I buy tickets?

Click here to buy your tickets and click here to purchase an ad in our annual journal.

I don’t live in New York. How can I still participate in the evening?

We distribute a journal at the event every year. Ad spaces will be available for purchase if you want to promote your business or send a friendly greeting to the attendees.

I have more questions about the event.

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