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Mark your calendar for our Annual Luncheon honoring Noah Garden, Deputy Commissioner of Business & Media at MLB, with the David J. Stern Leadership Award. We’ll recognize Noah for his professional excellence and commitment to community while paying tribute to the lifechanging work of UJA’s Sports for Youth.

We'll also hear about UJA's powerful efforts to help millions of people in need and respond to crises. Right now, that includes our response to global antisemitism, war in Israel, and ongoing challenges in New York, like poverty and food insecurity.


Show your support for our honoree with a gift to UJA.



Honoree Portrait

Noah Garden

Deputy Commissioner, Business & Media, Major League Baseball

As deputy commissioner, Business & Media for Major League Baseball, Noah Garden reports directly to Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., and oversees the league’s revenue-generating departments including Broadcasting, Business & Media Development, Global Consumer Products, Global Corporate Partnerships, Global Media, Sports Betting, Video Games, and more. In addition, Noah leads all of MLB’s marketing efforts and content operations, focusing on reaching fans globally through social media, MLB’s digital platforms, MLB Network, and a wide array of brand partnerships.

Under Commissioner Manfred’s “One Baseball” approach, Noah has led MLB to reach...

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Leslie Gittess* 
Peter Land* 
Donna Orender*



*Sports For Youth Executive Committee member 

Journal Information

Our online Journal, which will be displayed at our event on May 16, 2024 is now closed.
Journal Packages purchased after April 25, 2024 will only include ads in the printed version of the Journal, distributed post event.

Ad Specifications:
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- White page ads will be black & white. All other ads can be color or black & white.
- We accept only digital files as press-quality PDFs.
- Please note that UJA-Federation is spelled with a hyphen and without the article “the.
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For more information on the journal, or to email PDF files, please contact Eliana Shapiro at or 212-836-1430.


About Sports For Youth
Sports For Youth convenes executives from across the industry to bring the life-changing impact of participating in sports to kids of every age, athletic ability, and background throughout the five boroughs, Westchester, Long Island, and overseas. We even the playing field so that kids can participate regardless of the financial or physical challenges they might face.

About the David J. Stern Leadership Award
The David J. Stern Leadership Award was established in 2021 and is presented to an individual in the sports industry who embodies David’s legacy of social responsibility, generosity, and professional excellence. A founder of Sports For Youth, David was a powerhouse attorney who served as the commissioner of the National Basketball Association from 1984 to 2014, during which time he oversaw the league’s global expansion and popularity in contemporary culture.

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