Last Thursday, Onboard proudly sponsored TORCH's Benefit & L.I.G.H.T Awards. TORCH is an organization near and dear to the company, especially Marc Siden, CEO of Onboard, who has been working with the organization for over 11 years. This event was nothing short of a success. Marc emceed the exciting and fruitful live auction. Malik Yoba, actor, educator, inspirational speaker and author, was also honored at the event. Marc Siden shares his thoughts on the event: "It was such an honor for me to be a part of this years TORCH L.I.G.H.T awards event. So many people from Onboard came to support the evening, and watched my good friend Malik Yoba, be honored for his work and dedication to the program. TORCH is an incredible organization with amazing kids who just want a "shot" at making it in the world. It's always great to be around and watch this level of dedication."
Steve Bryan, Associate Developer here at Onboard, and fellow TORCH Alumni says: "I have received so much love and support from everyone involved with TORCH that I can never say thank you enough. I can only vow to honor them through my successes in life and by remembering where I came from and most importantly to continue with our tradition and keep the TORCH lit!"
Since 1999, The Torch Program has been dedicated to transforming the lives of underserved New York City public high school students by providing intensive exposure to career training and opportunities in communications and the arts, all while facilitating a meaningful way of increasing the diversity of the workforce in those industries.
To learn more about Torch, or to donate to this great organization, click here.
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