By Sara Herbert-Galloway. New York, N.Y. John and Margo Catsimatidis, Francine LeFrak, and Pamela Newman hosted an exclusive reception at The Four Seasons Restaurant for Cherie Blair, champion of women’s right’s and wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Cherie Blair was in New York while the United Nations was in session to raise […]
On this day, September 5, 2015, The J. Luce Foundation announces the launch of The Bauer Fund, in honor and memory of Grant Michael Bauer, aged 25, who passed away one year ago today from an act of suicide. The fund is to assist young adults with mental health issues or developmental delays. The program will also provide impetus for promoting kindness around the world.
Bridgehampton, N.Y. Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated it’s 20th Anniversary and raised $1.2 million at the summer of 2015’s annual ART for Life Benefit on July 18th at Fairview Farms. Dave Chapelle, Michaela and Simon de Pury, Ava DuVernay and featured artist Wangechi Mutu were honored for their support of the arts, career achievements, and […]
Prostate Cancer Foundation Hosted An Evening of Dining, Dancing and Other Surprises In Support of the Charles Evans PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament At the Parrish Art Museum Saturday, August 29, 2015.
New York, N.Y. The eight recipients of the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy were announced today by Carnegie Corporation of New York, on behalf of the international consortium of Carnegie institutions. Among the most charitable and visionary philanthropists in America, the recipients embody the spirit of giving set forth by Andrew Carnegie, each having had […]
New York, N.Y. Doctors of the World (MdM) announced a $50,000 challenge gift today from Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. (JFF) to expand MdM’s mobile medical programs in Greece. Designed to serve vulnerable people in hard to reach areas, the mobile clinics serve children, the uninsured, and the elderly. JFF will match every dollar raised for […]
New York, N.Y. The greatest transfer of wealth in history is happening right now, according to a study from the Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy. A staggering amount – $59 trillion – is projected to be passed down to heirs, charities and taxes between 2007 and 2061. “We are in the middle of […]
Watermill, N.Y. One of my favorite events of the summer is the much anticipated Watermill Center Summer Benefit. This year marked the 22nd year and was named ‘Circus of Stillness… the power over wild beasts” and raised over $1.9 Million to support The Watermill Center’s year round residency and education programs. Performance Artist. Photo: Steve […]