Recap: 2021 Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit Gala

MoCaFi and Founder and CEO Wole Coaxum were recognized at Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s 54th Anniversary RESTORATION Gala on November 15, 2021, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in Manhattan. MoCaFi was recognized for its role as the lead partner – in conjunction with the Robin Hood Foundation, MetLife Foundation, Edwin Barbey Charitable Foundation – of Restoration’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide emergency cash to Brooklyn residents during the height of the pandemic. This initiative also helped many participants open their first bank account. Other honorees at the celebration included the entertainment/philanthropic couple LaTanya Richardson Jackson & Samuel L. Jackson; Kevin Stein, CEO of EJF Acquisition Corporation; and Racquel Oden, Head of National Sales, Chase Consumer Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co. [Photos by Ming Fai Chan]