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Spring Galas Abound

Spring Galas Abound

The social season is in full swing with a plethora of spring galas, where philanthropists, socialites, artists, and business moguls come together for the greater good of those in need.

ICMEC at Gotham Hall

The International Center of Missing and Exploited Children held its Gala for Childhood Protection at Gotham Hall, honoring renowned artist Jeff Koons, his wife Justine Koons, and Microsoft, while raising over $1.3 Million. On hand to celebrate were presenter Ashton Kutcher, Heidi Klum, Vito Schnabel, and other luminaries in art and philanthropy.  Photos by Patrick McMullan

Heidi Klum, Vito Schnabel
Heidi Klum, Vito Schnabel
Franz Humer, Justine Koons, Jeff Koons, Maura Harty
Franz Humer, Justine Koons, Jeff Koons, Maura Harty
Augusta Salama, Dr.Raymond Schinazi, Nadira Mansour, Yves Salama
Augusta Salama, Dr.Raymond Schinazi, Nadira Mansour, Yves Salama

 


 

NYSPCC Luncheon

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children held its annual luncheon at the Pierre Hotel, raising over $275,000 for the agency’s Trauma Recovery Program, which offers specialized therapy for children ages 5-21, who have endured physical or sexual abuse, chronic neglect, traumatic bereavement, or who have witnessed family violence. Guests included New York Times’ best selling author Regina Calcaterra who delivered a powerful and inspiring speech about her childhood spent on the streets and in foster homes. Photos by Patrick McMullan.

Joy Marks, Victor de Souza, Dr. Penny Grant, Wendy Neuss
Joy Marks, Victor de Souza, Dr. Penny Grant, Wendy Neuss
Nathalie Kaplan, Dana Creel, Carolyn Reece, Alexia Hamm Ryan
Nathalie Kaplan, Dana Creel, Carolyn Reece, Alexia Hamm Ryan
Dr. Penny Grant, Hilary Geary Ross, Jean Shafiroff
Dr. Penny Grant, Hilary Geary Ross, Jean Shafiroff

 

NYSPCC Junior Committee

The Junior Committee of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children held its annual spring gala at TAO downtown this spring, with countless highly covetable silent auction items. Photo Credit: Barry Williams, AnnieWatt.com

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Barbara Regna, Bettina Bennett, Dr. Penny Grant, Jessica Summer Thompson
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Atmosphere

 

Hollywood Domino Cannes

The 6th Annual star studded Hollywood Domino Cannes Gala was hosted by Benicio del Toro, at the renowned Belle Epoque  Villa St. George, to benefit victims of the recent Nepal Earthquake through “Action Contre La Faim,” (Action Against Hunger) a global humanitarian non-profit organization.  Action Against Hunger has been running life-saving programs in Nepal since 2005 and is now focused on providing clean water, food, and psychological support to women and children suffering from trauma after the Earthquake.

DJ Paris Hilton
DJ Paris Hilton
Aurelien Muller
Aurelien Muller
Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro

 

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