THRIVE Network hosts the People Who THRIVE Awards

Charles Archer (CEO for The Thrive Network), Tim Tebow ( former NFL Quaterback) & Chris Wragge ( The Today Show).
Charles Archer (CEO for The Thrive Network), Tim Tebow ( former NFL Quaterback) & Chris Wragge ( The Today Show).

On October 21, 2015, The THRIVE Network hosted the first People Who THRIVE Cocktail Fundraiser recognizing five high-profile humanitarians for their involvement within the community.  Held at the Ainsworth NYC, The People Who THRIVE Award was presented by Emmy Award Winner & Co-Anchor of CBS News This Morning, Chris Wragge

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Honorees for the award  included Steve Weatherford, Super Bowl Champion; Tim Tebow, NFL Quarterback and  Sports Analyst; Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York; Trent Tucker, NBA World Champion and Adam Hochfelder, Managing Director of Merchants Hospitality.


“The cocktail fundraiser was an amazing opportunity to recognize five incredible community leaders while generating awareness for our programs and services. The energy in the room was fantastic and we are very grateful that so many people came out to support us,” said CEO of The THRIVE Network, Charles A. Archer. “I truly believe that this awareness and momentum will continue with our success in helping those in need.”  

The Thrive Network CEO Charles Archer

The Thrive Network CEO Charles Archer 

The THRIVE Network  is a 501(c) (3) based in Brooklyn that offers programs and services to individuals to help them reach their full potential. For almost 20 years, TheTHRIVE Network has been committed to executing with excellence, being a supportive partner and helping people in need. The THRIVE Network’s services range from full-time residential programs, developmental habilitation, community outreach, child education, social habilitation, behavioral health services and employment to family support programs. All of The THRIVE Network’s services share the same goal: enhancing the lives of those in need and helping their consumers reach their individual potential, in their own way and on their own time. The THRIVE Network’s name reflects the deep relationships and robust ecosystem of partners and agencies in which they serve.

The funds raised from the People Who THRIVE fundraiser will provide temporary care for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.   If you are interested in more information on the THRIVE Network, visit

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