The Animal Medical Center (AMC) honored AMC Healthcare Heroesat this year’s virtual Top Dog Gala for their incredible sacrifices to deliver world-class veterinary care throughout the pandemic. The December 8th virtual event also honored two remarkable working dogs.
The event raised $1.4 million and the digital program featured a moving tribute to the healthcare heroes, interviews with AMC leadership and the honorees, as well as animated animals with voiceovers by Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, acclaimed actress Candice Bergen, and the star of Hamilton,Miguel Cervantes.
The benefit was co-chaired by Nancy Kissinger, Elaine Langone, Marianne Mebane, Elizabeth Monaco McCarthy, and Annette de la Renta. Inimitable designer and event producer David Monn was responsible for the creative concept and flawless execution of this unique virtual gala.
“It is with heartfelt pride that we honor our AMC Healthcare Heroes, who have been on the frontlines since the beginning of the pandemic. These individuals have dedicated their lives to helping animals, and COVID-19 didn’t change that. In the darkest of days, when the world stopped, they were here,” said Kathryn Coyne, President and Chief Executive Officer of AMC