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2019 NYC Social Fundraiser - Silent Auction & Distillery Tours
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2019 NYC Social Fundraiser - Silent Auction & Distillery Tours

Thanks to everyone who joined us for mingling, a silent auction, raffle prizes, tours of Manhattan's only distillery, and vodka tastings on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 2pm at Our/New York in Manhattan.

Your support means the world to those we support together! Thanks to your attendance and generous support from near and far, BNMSF raised over $5,000.00 at the 2019 NYC Social. Your support helps provide critical assistance to young men and women who excel in athletics and academics. We are proud to, in Babak's memory, ensure scholarship recipients are off to a great start at college and in their next step towards continued success.

Special thanks to our donors who made our auction and raffles possible and ensured we met our fundraising goals. Donors include:


  • Yoga Vida - Month of unlimited classes at any of the studios. Retail Value: $175

  • Rumble - 5 class pack for boxing - all locations. Retail Value: $182

  • CYC - 5 class pack for spin classes - all locations. Retail Value: $105

  • Humming Puppy - 5 class pass for 60 and/or 90-minute yoga classes. Retail Value: $165

  • 305 Fitness - 5 class pack for dance fitness - all locations. Retail Value: $165

  • East End Row - 5 class pack for row classes. Retail Value: $175

  • Fithouse - 5 class pack for a variety of classes. Retail Value: $119


  • Skin Spa NY - Gift certificate ($100) for any Skin Spa NY location. Retail Value: $100

  • MNDFL - 5 30-minute meditation sessions at any location. Retail Value: $80

  • Modrn Sanctuary - One session for winner + 2 friends (3 total). Retail Value: $90

  • Alegra Loewenstein -Picky Kids into Healthy Eaters (e-Course). Retail Value: $99

  • Alegra Loewenstein - Ambitious Person's Meal Planning (e-Course). Retail Value: $99

  • Inspired Edge - 90-Minute Uncovering Values Coaching Session. Retail Value: $300

  • Two Charming Airbnb Homes in Philadelphia for Two Nights Each (four nights). Retail Value: $800


Physical Gifts

  • Duffle Out. - Three-days Car Camping Kit for two people. Retail Value: $150

  • Pure Goods - 2x Artisanal cocktail accoutrements. Retail Value: $66 each

  • Picaboo - 2x $50 towards photo gifts (cannot be combined). Value: $50 each

  • El Jewelry - Convertible Necklace/Bracelet. Retail Value: $42

  • El Jewelry - Two-Piece Green Onyx and Gold Necklace Set. Retail Value: $97

  • Julianne Rodriguez Artwork - 2x Original Bleeding Heart Canvas 8x10. Value: $100 each

As always, the Babak Najafi MSF family and past recipients cannot thank you enough for your continued support. If you weren’t able to attend, you can still support here. Hope to see you at our next event!

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2018 NYC Social Fundraiser
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2018 NYC Social Fundraiser

Thank you on behalf of the BNMSF team to everyone who attended and supported the BNMSF 2018 NYC Social Fundraiser, thank you to donors of silent auction items, and thanks to our hosting venue. The turnout was great, the competitive silent auction was a success, and the 50/50 raffle was a win-win for the scholarship fund and winner! Overall, the event raised over $4,000 for scholarship fund. Thank you for sharing our passion for supporting the continued education of scholar athletes in Babak’s memory.

Proper West was the perfect space yet again for our event. Donors of auction items were key in ensuring fundraising goals were met and attendees were psyched about their prizes. Donors included:

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·  Yoga Vida
·  Pure Barre
·  Proper West
·  CrossFit
·  SoulCycle
·  EL Jewelry
·  Modrn Sanctuary’s Modrn Salt
·  MNDFL Meditation
·  Tone House
·  Rubmle Boxing
·  ArteVino
·  Individuals who donated gift cards to Ohm Spa, Spiff for Men, and Airbnb.

Thanks and congrats to the highest and winning bidders and attendees who generously supported - we hope you enjoyed yourselves! Also, thank you to those who could not attend but still generously supported. We look forward to seeing you all next time!

If you couldn't attend but still want to help out, please learn about ways to support here.

The Babak Najafi Memorial Scholarship Fund has supported the continued education of student athletes dedicated to academic excellence and athletic success for more than a dozen years. The program was launched in 2005 in memory of Babak Najafi and, since its founding, has provided scholarships for 16 students. All donations are given to deserving individuals as financial awards to be used at an institution of higher learning. Additionally, BNMSF supports local sports programs by providing assistance in the form of monetary donations and/or continuing education and healthy living advocacy. Your support of this organization and its worthy cause is much appreciated.

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2016 Proper West Social Fundraiser
3:00 PM15:00

2016 Proper West Social Fundraiser

Thank you to the attendees of the 2016 NYC Social Fundraiser, donors of the silent auction items, and the hosting venue. Proper West, a chic and large venue, was a lovely and accommodating space for our organization's event.

Most importantly, there was a great turnout of both familiar and new faces. There was an impressive, competitive, and successful silent auction. Finally, there was an exciting 50/50 raffle that was lucrative for more than just the scholarship fund! 

Donors of the silent auction items were key in ensuring our fundraising goals were met and our attendees were happy with their prizes. Donors included:

Thank you and congratulations to the highest and winning bidders! Samantha Farulla, Joseph Suh, Neha Jindal, Vanessa de Leon, Kate Hampton, Priya Patel, Tara Hosseinipour, Nicole Hosseinipour, Anahita Fallahi, and Rony Ma.

Thank you again to our attendees who generously supported our organization - we hope you enjoyed yourselves! Additionally, thank you to those who could not attend but still generously supported. 

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