In June 2016, six volunteers from around the world joined a rescue group and pulled 1,000 dogs from the slaughter houses of Yulin, China.
LONG ISLAND BULLDOG RESCUE’S (LIBR) Annual Charity Dinner & Auction Helps Skyrocketing Number of High-Needs English Bulldogs
Katlean de Monchy, Boo Grace, Jean Shafiroff, and Jill Rappaport. (Photos: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com)
Resident Magazine Editor-in-Chief Christopher Pape threw a late afternoon soiree at the Village Latch Inn to celebrate Jill Rappaport’s cover, and salute the Southampton Animal Shelter. The Shelter will honor the “Today Show” Correspondent at their Unconditional Love benefit on Saturday, July 20, and the event will be chaired by philanthropic dynamo Jean Shafiroff. Also spotted at the salute was Honorary Chair Susan Allen, SASF president Jonathan McCann, Esther Paster, Christine Schott, Cole Rumbough, Jack Biderman, and Kristi Witker among the bold faces.
By Gunjan Sewhani and Anna Ryan
Photography by Getty Images/Andrew Walker
Jill Rappaport, the award-winning Animal Advocate and Correspondent at NBC’s The Today Show and Nightly News, started her luminous career in journalism over two decades ago on the West Coast as an “entertainment reporter.” She says (only half-jokingly) “I went from the red carpet to the wee wee pad.”