Eat, drink and give at these charity events in NYC this weekend

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Looking to support some philanthropic efforts this weekend?

There's plenty to do when it comes to helping good causes in New York City this weekend -- like raising funds to house victims of domestic violence or to build an academy in Haiti. Read on for a full rundown.
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New Destiny Housing Jr. Council's Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Tonight, join the New Destiny Housing Jr. Council's annual Ugly Christmas Party to raise funds for its mission to provide housing for victims of domestic violence. The price of admission includes access to an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. Buy a raffle ticket and you might just score a prize from a corporate sponsor.

When: Friday, Dec. 7, 7-9 p.m.
Where: West 3rd Common, 1 W. Third St.
Admission: $48.09
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Empire City MC's 55th annual holiday party and toy drive

Come Saturday, attend the annual holiday party benefittingRising Ground, a nonprofit that offers support and resources to children, adults and families facing adversity. Light fare will be offered throughout the event and door prizes will be awarded.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 6-9 p.m.
Where: The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher St.
Admission: $25
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Synergy Today's Charity Gala

Last but not least, Synergy Today is set to host a black-tie affair showcasing its successes in educational development. Since 2017, members of Synergy Today aim to leverage their networks to help fellow young professionals succeed in their own endeavors.

Donations collected at Saturday night's gala will go toward building the Synergy Today Academy in Haiti.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 8-11 p.m.
Where: BKLYN Commons Bushwick, 7 Marcus Garvey Blvd.
Admission: $40
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