Thursday, September 24, 2009

New Yorkers for Children's 10th annual Fall Gala

Amy McFarland, Susan Burden, Nicholas Scoppetta, Susan Magazine, and NYFC Youth Leaders at NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN'S 10th Annual Fall Gala.
This past Tuesday night New Yorkers for Children hosted the 10th annual Fall Gala to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Mary J. Blige was honoree, Anderson Cooper was Host, Ne-Yo performed, an amazing young woman named Shantel Schloss was recipient of the Spirit Award. They raised more than $1.5 million (with Jamie Niven from Sotheby’s raising nearly $300,000 in a live auction).

Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta – the founding father of this charity, and Commissioner John Mattingly were Honorary Chairs. Co-chairs were Nina and Mitch Davidson, Oscar de la Renta, Susan and Tony Gilroy, Nancy and Andrew Jarecki, Kevin Lilies, Shirin von Wulffen and Frederic Fekkai, and Stephanie and David Wolkoff.
Mary J. Blige with NYFC Youth Leaders
Big crowd of the New York movers and shakers: Julianna Margulies, Lauren and Justin Tuck, Selita Ebanks, Joy Bryant, Jessica Seinfeld, Tory Burch and Lyor Cohen, Katie Lee, Tinsley Mortimer, Karolina Kurkova, Thalia and Tommy Mottola, Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, Christian Cota, Brian Reyes, Naeem Khan, Yigal Azrouel, Wendi Murdoch, Paulina Porizkova, Maggie Rizer, Hilary Rhoda, Ines Rivero, Jessica White, Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia, Allison Aston, Muffie Potter Aston, Debbie Bancroft, Margaret Betts, Donya Bommer, Marisa Brown, Susan Burden, Olivia Chantecaille, Alina Cho, Vanessa and Henry Cornell, Cristina Greeven Cuomo, John Demsey, Beth Rudin DeWoody, Adelina Ettelson, Lydia Fenet, Gail Grimmett, Zani Gugelmann, Rory Hermelee, Anna Hu, Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, Lily Kwong, Stephanie LaCava, Julie and William Macklowe, Ashley and Jeff McDermott, Julia Moore, Annelise Peterson, Ira and Inge Rennert, Marina Rust, Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict, Lauren Santo Domingo, Christine and Stephen Schwarzman, Susan Shin, Mary Alice Stephenson, Kelly and Jay Sugarman, Lucy Sykes, Elettra Weidemann, Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck, Jay Williams, and Caryn and Jeff Zucker.
Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Mitch Davidson, Kevin Liles, Nancy Jarecki, Nina Davidson, Andrew Jarecki, and Ashley McDermott
This year’s sponsors included The Jay and Kelly Sugarman Foundation, Delta Air Lines, who served as the official airline of the event, and Macy’s, who outfitted the 19 youth in attendance. Additionally, MAC Cosmetics and Frédéric Fekkai provided makeup and hairstyling. Other sponsors helping to MAKE IT HAPPEN included ANKASA by Sachin and Babi, ANN TAYLOR, BET Networks, Bloomberg, BNY Mellon, BVLGARI, CHOCHENG, CNN, Cole Haan, Credit Suisse, Diane von Furstenberg Studio, Gucci, HealthCorps, JUDITH LEIBER, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, La Perla, MTV Networks, N!CE Partners, Oscar de la Renta, Post-it, Tommy Hilfiger Group, TORY BURCH, and Wenner Media.
Steve Stoute, Mary J. Blige, and Kevin Liles
Dee Ocleppo, Tommy Hilfiger, Keith Lieberthal, and Julianna Margulies
Jamie Niven
Brooke Neidich and Zani Gugelmann
Linda Gibbs
Ashley McDermott, Kevin Liles, and Nancy Jarecki
Nanette Lepore
Anisha Lakhani
Andrew and Nancy Jarecki
Alina Cho and Rory Hermelee
Archie Drury and Karolina Kurkova
Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Mary J. Blige
Vanessa von Bismarck
Amanda Brooks, Sally Singer, and Tory Burch
Alison Harmelin, Samer Hamadeh, Candy Pratts Price, and Chuck Price
Kevin Liles and Ne-Yo
Adelina Wong Ettelson
Gillian Hearst Simonds and Christina Simonds
Frederic Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen
Peter Shelton and Laura Bennett
Andrew Taylor and Samantha Yanks
Annelise Peterson and Cena Hackler Jackson
Brian Weiss and Stephanie LaCava
Alexandra Lind Rose
Cynthia Basinet
Caryn and Jeff Zucker
Mario and Anne Grauso
Andres Santo Domingo, Jamie Johnson, and Topper Mortimer
Beth Rudin DeWoody and Richard Mishaan
Coralie Charriol Paul, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, and Nina Davidson
Ellie Hawke, Prabal Gurung, and Maggie Betts
Billy Norwich
Deborah and Allen Grubman
Julianna Margulies and Nancy Jarecki
Bettina Zilkha
Christine Schwarzman and Joy Bryant
Denise Wohl and Yigal Azrouel
Prabal Gurung and Maggie Betts
Muffie Potter Aston
Susan Burden, Nicholas Scoppetta, Amy McFarland, and Susan Magazine
John Mattingly
Carlos Souza and Rachel Hovnanian
Landon Slane, Dan Abrams, Nacole Snoep, and James Marshall
Donna Simonelli, Julia Moore, Di Petroff, Jeffrey Sharp, and Kristin Jones
Julia Moore, Jamie Johnson, and Donna Simonelli
Cristina Greeven Cuomo
Lauren Santo Domingo and Brian Reyes
Lauran and Justin Tuck
Mitch and Nina Davidson
Mary J. Blige and Kevin Liles
Sophia Kanavos, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, and Norma Olarte Becker
Samantha Yanks and Paulina Porizkova
Julie Macklowe
Marisa Brown
Nathan Bernstein and Katharina Otto-Bernstein
Selita Ebanks and Hilary Rhoda
Brenda von Schweickhardt, John Varvatos, and Dee Ocleppo
Frederic Fekkai and Ines Rivero
Helen Lee Schifter and Karolina Kurkova
Jeanann Williams, Kristin Rawson, and Ben Watts
Dr. Harry Slotkin, John Demsey, Alina Cho, and Jason Carroll
James Marshall, Elettra Wiedemann, and Prabal Gurung
Liz Coicou, Ludget Delcy, and Nicole Esposito
Meredith Melling Burke and Daniel Benedict
Nicholas Scoppetta
Tinsley Mortimer, Jada Yuan, and Darrell Hartman
Shantel Schloss and Chantel Johnson
Coralie Charriol Paul and Annelise Peterson
John Varvatos and Tommy Hilfiger
Maggie Rizer and Suzy Biszantz
Ira Rennert, Inge Rennert, and Nina Davidson
Ujjwala Raut, Paulina Porizkova, and Jessica White
Zani Gugelmann and Massimo Ferragamo
Marina Rust Connor
Tory Burch and Lyor Cohen
Alexandra Lebenthal and Jay Diamond
Sylvester and Gillian Miniter
Wendi Murdoch and Kelly Sugarman
Tommy Mottola and Thalia
Marina Killery
Olivia Chantecaille
Nicholas Scoppetta and Anderson Cooper
Mary J. Blige with adoring fans
Oscar de la Renta and Eliza Reed
Ranjana and Naeem Khan
Susan and Tony Gilroy
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