Monday, April 25, 2016 – HELP USA in collaboration with the 92nd Street Y hosted a conversation with Michael Strahan, the Hall of Fame football defensive end and Emmy-winning co-host of “LIVE with Kelly and Michael,”at the 92Y at 1395 Lexington Ave.

Michael Strahan at 92YDuring the ‘Change Maker’ talk, moderated by business and civic leader Jonathan Tisch, Strahan discussed his recent book Wake Up HappyThe Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life and share the secrets to his success in football, entertainment and life.

“We are so pleased to be presenting this very special discussion with the 92nd St Y and our long-time friend Michael Strahan, who has dedica
ted himself as a mentor and volunteer to children and families in need throughout his career,” said Maria Cuomo Cole, Chairman of HELP USA.

HELP USA is one of the nation’s largest providers of housing and supportive services for the homeless and one of the key providers of transitional and permanent housing for the homeless in New York City. Additionally, HELP USA runs a mentoring program aimed at supporting at-risk and underserved youth called Mentoring USA, which pairs young people with adult mentors who guide, develop, and boost the self-esteem of their mentee, creating h
ealthy relationships and encouraging positive life choices.

Strahan is the Emmy-winning co-host of top-rated “LIVE with Kelly and Michael,” a special co-host for top-rated “Good Morning America,” an Emmy-nominated analyst for “Fox NFL Sunday,” and, coming in summer 2016, he will be the host of “$100,000 Pyramid,” a primetime game show on ABC. He is the author of the best-selling book, Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life, which includes personal stories and motivational advice to inspire readers to turn up the heat and go from good to great in pursuit of their personal ambitions. Michael is also a tireless advocate for young men and women, working as a mentor to help them develop and achieve their dreams.

Tisch is co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation and Chairman of Loews Hotels, the author of three best-selling books and frequent moderator for television and 92Y Talks. Tisch is also a champion of corporate responsibility, and his community and philanthropic activities are extensive.

See Press links below:

Inquisitr: http://www.inquisitr.com/3033683/michael-strahan-talks-departure-from-live-for-the-first-time/

US Magazine: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/michael-strahan-addresses-his-live-departure-you-take-the-high-road-w204197

NBC local affiliate in Colorado: http://www.9news.com/entertainment/entertainment-tonight/kelly-ripa-reportedly-received-apology-from-abc-execs-over-live-drama/153454393

View HELP USA and Michael Strahan’s Video PSA Here: HELP USA and Michael Strahan_x264

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