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  • “To reclaim the true spirit of the day and to change the perception and experience of what St. Patrick’s Day can be, by providing family-friendly, alcohol free events celebrating the best of Irish music, dance and comedy.”




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Our Sponsors

This event is presented with the help of the Consulate General of Ireland in New York, the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), as well as a cross section of corporations, foundations, treatment centers, national recovery organizations and individuals.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Sober St. Patrick's Day®, please email us at


Sponsors for Sober St. Patrick's Day® 2014

To learn more about our sponsors, please visit their websites below:

William C. Dowling, Jr. Foundation
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Seabrook House
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Caron Treatment Centers visit website

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National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)
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PRMA, Inc. visit website
Father Martin's Ashley visit website
New York Irish Centre visit website
American Ireland Fund visit website
Betty Ford Center visit website
ATPA visit website
Realization Center visit website

Individual Donors:
Sis Wenger
Ruth Riddick

Click Here to view 2013 Sponsors

Click Here to view 2012 Sponsors

All of our sponsors’ logos are found at the bottom of each page of this website. They will all be in attendance at the event, but in the meantime, we encourage you to visit their websites.

Noel Kilkenny, Consul General of Ireland (left), with
Peter Wilcox, Senior Director, Government Affairs, Pepsi, and
William Spencer Reilly, Founder/Producer (right).

Our Growing Gratitude List

In addition to all our sponsoring organizations, individual donors, performing artists, and the members of our Honorary Committee (listed under "About Us"), many other individuals have been instrumental in bringing "Sober St. Patrick's Day® to reality.
Among them, are:

Jim Abernathy
Donald G. Allison
Anne Marie Anzalone
Dan Barry
Hilary Beirne
Stefan Bensaid
Marcia Braverman
Rosalie Bischof
Trish Bishop
Melissa Black
Merrill Black
Charlotte Brewer
Susan Broderick
Lisa Bucklin
Kevin & Chris Cahill
Pierre Champigneulle
Kathleen Connor
Karen Curtin
Anita Daly
Brandt Dayton
Brandt &Tian Dayton
Donna DePaul
Mary Deady
Jim Dougherty
Maureen Dowd
Jim Dwyer
John T. Evans
Joseph Fisher
Karen Fitzgerald
John Fitzsimmons
Adrian Flannelly&Aine Sheridan
Jim Gereghty
Loretta Brennan Glucksman
Stanley Goldstein
Liz Guerra
Denis Hamill
Susan Hancock
Ray O'Hanlon
Eve Harrison
Patricia Harty
Maria Hendrickson
Richard Horton
JC Counseling & Consulting PC
Patricia Jones
Jack Kehoe
Maura Kelly
Paul Kelly
Ed Kenney
Patrick Kennedy
Sean Kevins
Noel &HanoraKilkenny
Gary Kimble
Barbara Kistenmacher
Lizzie Lang
Neil Lasher
Jennifer Lawson
Niall O'Dowd
Tom O'Leary
Peter Link
Sheila Lynott
Honor Malloy
Jose Machuca
Tim Matsen
Peter McDermott
Alasdair McDonnell
Debbie McGoldrick
Bernard McMullen
Jerry Moe
Tom Moran
Bill & Judith Moyers
Mairtin O Muilleoir
Kate Overbeck
Karen Pasternack
Marianne Reilly
Diane Reilly
Maeve Reilly
Erin Reilly
Peter Reilly
Claire Ricewasser
Ruth Riddick
Zina Rodriquez
Edward Roy
Joel Rusher
Peter Ryan
Ciaran Staunton
Pat Taylor
Ken Tedesco
Clay Thornberg
Together" Newspaper
Mairead Tully
Julia Ward
Debbie Lynch Weber
Todd Whitmer
Donna Wick
Sterling Wilson
Devora Wooden

Todd Whitmer, Regional Vice President, Caron NY

Sober St. Patrick’s Day® is a registered trademark. Usage of this name without permission is prohibited by law. Click here or go to the "Other Cities" page on this website for instructions re possibly hosting your own event utilizing this name.