Staten Island Children's Museum


The Staten Island Children’s Museum is truly a museum specifically tailored with children in mind. The museum is designed with many moving parts that allow students to experience hands on engagement in its various exhibits that range from board games, arts and crafts, playhouses, and job exhibitions! Unlike other museums, children at the SICM are encouraged to test and experience the different exhibits, each with purpose of expanding their general knowledge of the world.

Supporting the preservation of this unique learning experience is Gina Argento, CEO of Broadway Stages. Gina agrees that learning can be fun and educational at the same time! To continue the wonderful experience that students can receive at the SICM, Gina contributes donations to subsidize operating costs for the various exhibits in the museum. Her support to ensure the SICM can continue to operate and stay open for New York students is part of her larger mission to enhance educational access to all students. She hopes her contributions at SICM can inspire those around her to support her endure to provide free educational access or educational opportunities!

Staten Island's Goodhue Center


The Children’s Aid Society Goodhue Center located in Staten Island has served hundred of youth and families since the 1912 for the benefit of Staten Island residents. The center, which is one of the largest greenspaces on Staten Island, is complete with outdoor facilities including ball fields, gardens, open spaces, and a pool. Created with the purpose educational learning through after-school programs and nutritional awareness through nutritional activities and physical exercise, the program focuses on providing youth and families opportunities to learn and enrich their lives. Gina Argento, Broadway Stages President, wants to encourage the continued enrichment programs offered at the Goodhue Center. For the benefit of Staten Island families, Gina helps support popular programs at the center including the robotic club, sports teams, summer camps, and nutritional awareness programs through financial donations. Gina hopes her contributions can allow the families and children of Staten Island to enjoy free educational learning and maximize physical health. Ultimately, she hopes to inspire others in the New York Community to support local organization that aim to improve the lives of our neighbors in Staten Island.

Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School

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The Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School commits itself to a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum to allow students to enjoy the full depth of academic excellence across school programs. Programs that include english, math, science, history, arts, and enrichment all aim to fundamentally develop critical thinking, character development, and good standards of conduct. Recognized as an outstanding educational institution, the CGPS instills amazing educational knowledge to its students and good citizenship. Moreover, integral to the CGPS to help keep students at pace to high academic performances is field trips to allow students to relax and form social interactions between peers. At CGPS’s annual Columbia on Ice event, Gina Argento, President of Broadway Stages, showed her support for ongoing the annual event by purchasing sponsored ticketed for students and faculty. She believes every student and faculty whom wishes to attend an have fun ice skating should be able to enjoy ice skating with their fellow peers without financial burdens. Supporting opportunities like these an incredible experience for Gina, who only look to share the success of Broadway Stages back to the New York Community.

Southside United HDFC


“A place where everyone supports each other, that is a community.”

Southside United (SU), a local Brooklyn organization, offers sustainable housing and social services to create rehabilitation opportunities for Williamsburg residents. Assisting and assuring Brooklyn residents of their housing rights, responsibilities in civic engagements, and city-wide resources in their individual cases. In fact, SU developed three departments, each to engage and resolve different community issues: those being the Real Estate Development Department to acquire and develop housing units for the benefit of local residents, the Tenant and Community Organizing Department to resolve and assist in housing issues, and the Social Services Department which supportive counseling and advocacy for current and former residents.

Funding from these departments come in part from the SU Annual Fundraiser Reception to maintain and finance the undertaking of the three departments. A firm believer in the power of communal support and improvement programs, Gina Argento, Broadway Stages President, wishes to continue to offer Brooklynites the opportunity access to the incredible services of SU. In fact, Gina expressed her gratitude to SU’s amazing commitment to Brooklyn by donating to the fundraiser to support SU achieve even more for Williamsburg. Helping the Brooklyn community is just another day for Gina!

Kingsborough Annual Homecoming!


Kingsborough Community College celebrates a wonderful day of joy and festive activities in honor of Homecoming Alumni. At the 13th Annual Homecoming Day Celebration, or commonly known as the Back to the Beach celebration for those familiar with the Kingsborough culture, Kingsborough invited past scholars to reconnect with friends and professors alike. The event seeks to share the incredible achievements that the Kingsborough alumni have achieved since their academic careers at Kingsobough.

Highlights from the celebration included live entertainment, arts and craft, photo booths, contests, carnival snacks, and last but not least crowning of the King and Queen of Homecoming. Gina Argento, Board Member for Kingsborough Community College and President of Broadway Stages, was amazed to see the enormous turnout and wonderful success of the Homecoming event. Upholding her duty as a Board Member, Gina donated to the Homecoming event to show her support to include live entertainments and offset setup costs. As expected the diligently planned activities were amazingly popular with event attendees as selected by the Kingsborough staff. There could have not been a better day to bring together intelligent scholars and role model citizens to commemorate them as the leaders of tomorrow.

Neighbors for Good Growth


Neighbors of Greenpoint Unite!

The members of NAG, or Neighbors for Allied Good Growth, encourage members of the Greenpoint community to do just that. Founded in 1994, NAG upholds the mission to purse the rehabilitation of the Northside Waterfront region by targeting environmental preservation, social work, and economic stability. NAG took to properly allocate resources to ensure community partnerships such as the 10 year partnership Community Plan between Greenpoint and Williamsburg Waterfront calling for the protection of affordable housing, environmental stewardship, and job creation in Brooklyn businesses.

Essential to securing more partnerships through the NAG facilitation is the annual Gala and Fundraiser event. Gina Argento, CEO of Broadway Stages located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, as a member of the Greenpoint community looks to amplify the community benefits received from NAG programs and partnerships by contributing to NAG’s fundraiser. Gina’s contributions, along with fellow Brooklynites at the fundrasier, will help NAG finance future community opportunities that will positively benefit businesses, individuals, and the natural environment of North Brooklyn.

Do what you can for your community and unite!

Support your Local YMCA


At the core of every New York City Community is a YMCA center ready to serve the youth and families of each neighborhood. Believing in the mission for improving the health and body of each individual, especially youths of the next generation, YMCA dedicates a plethora of programs to provide unlimited opportunities for growing future community leaders. Programs ranging from sports programs, such as basketball and swimming, and social development programs, such as summer camp, foster the growth of teamwork, critical thinking, and friendship.

Critical to operation of YMCA community program is the support received from the community itself. Sharing similar community philosophies to the YMCA, Gina Argento, President of Broadway Stages, agrees that programs that promote community adhesion will ultimately result in positive influences. As a financial sponsor to the Greenpoint YMCA, Gina Argento’s contributions have helped finance the new hardwood floor in the basketball courts, the continued operations of after school enrichment programs, and YMCA summer camps for Greenpoint families. With support from local Brooklynites like Gina and yourself, Greenpoint families are able to enjoy YMCA programs with freedom!

Staten Island Stages


Staten Island Stages is the all new Film and TV destination for production companies all over New York. With our uniquely real life prison setting, accompanied with Broadway Stages’ signature sound stages transformation expertise, Staten Island Stages is the next one stop location for all things Film and TV.


Located on what was originally Arthur Kill Correctional Facility, the new 67 acre lot focuses to extensively grow and expand New York’s incredible successful Film and TV industry. The addition of 5 full serviced sound stages, 45 uniquely designed prison buildings, and 67 acres of open land opens a world of possibilities to the potential for shooting in New York. Following in the footsteps of New York’s sister destination of Hollywood, Staten Island Stages looks to achieve, grow, and harbor a community of passionate Film and TV professionals to the New York area.

An Amazing Beginning for the Community Word Project in 2018!


Community Word Projects helps educate, inspire, and serve thousands of young students in numerous communities to explore and develop their creative arts. The CWP focuses on providing New York children with a stimulating arts curriculum to encourage self development while integrating critical discovery of personal art and personal learning. The sponsored classroom programs collaborate with visual artist, writers, musicians, photographers, and theatre performers, making sure that students can participate in art forms to expand their creative nature. In fact, each student is able to intimately engage in and explore different arts thanks to the 6 to 1 student to teacher ratio central to CWP learning styles. The CWP ultimately seeks to build a community for young people to learn and contribute to the artist surrounding in New York.

Helping support the 19 years of positive impact that the CWP achieved is Gina Argento, President of Broadway Stages, who seeks to enrich the artistic education of over 2,500 students across 22 schools. Her sponsorship at the Annual CWP Benefit: Writing Our Future, has successfully helped raise over $160K from the New York Community. This year’s amazing dedication from community members only propels CWP to reach even more students and schools. Gina is excited for the high quality of artistic education  more students will receive this year and hopes you can join her in the CWP community to reach even more students!

St. Francis Genovesi Scholarship!


Gina Argento, CEO of Broadway Stages, is excited to add the St. Francis Genovesi Scholarship to the list of sponsored scholarships she is able to contribute to. Believing in providing students with access to quality educational resources, Gina wishes to eliminate or significantly reduce financial barriers to educational opportunities for students. One of the most effective ways she has found to address this is by contributing to school sponsored scholarships such as the St. Francis Genovesi Scholarship! Students whom recipient of the scholarship will be able to subsidize tuition or school material cost such as textbooks. Scholarships are hugely beneficial to students because they remove any financial uncertainty from students and allow them to solely focus on their academic studies. She is enthusiastic to be able to have continued to contribute to St. Francis scholarships has she has done so in the past and look forward to continue working with St. Francis for the benefit of its students!

Little Libraries for Williamsburg High School of Architecture and Design


Students from the Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design(WHSAD) wished to embrace their desire to learn and inspire their love for reading via Little Free Libraries. Little Free Libraries are small post with open access to all members of the community to exchange, take, and donate books. The Little Libraries are community ran library outpost that encourages the sharing of reading material for free that would otherwise inaccessible. This initiative will greatly help inspire students to read and learn more about various subjects such as math, science, philosophy, english, history, and more!

Materials and resources needed to complete the Little Free Library were donated by Gina Argento, President of Broadway Stages. Gina, who has donated to similar projects that encourage learning with books such as the Story Book Voyager, wants to help provide students with a medium to share and inspire each other to pursue greater knowledge. Helping the WHSCAD build Little Libraries for students was an opportunity she could not pass up!

Life Audrey Johnson Toy Drive


The Life Audrey Johnson Learning Center is an amazing Brooklyn based childcare organization teaching children aged 2 to 5 years old. Regularly teaching 60 students at a time, the day care center’s small teaching group helps personalize each student learning experience and provide a personal touch to child development. This Christmas, The Day Care center asked from the community to support its toy drive for its students. Wishing to make a difference for the benefit of the kindergarten student, Gina Argento, President of Broadway Stages, made sure to contribute to the day care’s toy drive! Donating items ranging from toy cars, coloring books, dolls, action figures, and much more! Each student was able to happily select their gift of choice and excited to play with their toys! Gina was happy to see each child receive the gift they wanted and hope they can enjoy the best of their Christmas presents!