OUT 100 Party November 11, 2015
A View From The Bridge After Party November 12, 2015
Wall Street’s St. Jude Fundraiser November 17, 2015Wall Street raised over $1.7 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in one night at Guastavino’s on November 17, 2015. For 26 years, Wall Street has been holding an annual gathering to sample food from New York’s finest restaurants while raising millions of dollars for children with cancer. Hundreds of Wall Streeters headed to New York’s Guastavino’s to taste food from the likes of Benihana, Bobby Vans, Le District, Luke’s Lobster and Trifecta Wines. One of the biggest donors of the night included hedge fund titan, Steve Cohen. Rick Shadyac, the CEO of St. Jude’s fundraising organization ALSAC, revealed that Steve and his wife Alex have committed to donating $20 million to St. Jude over the next five years. To date, the fundraiser has raised over $40 million since its founding.
Trains of Hope’s Desmond Tutu Phelophepa Achievement Award November 30, 2015
Invalid Displayed GalleryTrains of Hope’s Desmond Tutu Phelophepa Achievement Award for Excellence was held at Guastavino’s on November 30, 2015. Trains of Hope is an African Healthcare non-profit that raises money to provide healthcare in rural South Africa using medical trains. The night honored extraordinary individuals who have excelled in their particular field and have made a worthwhile commitment to improving the lives of others. Among those honored were model and filmmaker Monica Watkins, and Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Robert L. Johnson. Monica has initiated several projects, including Art in Motion; creating art, music, fashion and photography workshops for more than 1,300 children in 5 regions of the world. Dean Robert’s was honored for his expertise and accomplishments in medicine spanning over several decades. This year, the funds raised are going toward PHELOPHEPA III, a project geared towards launching mobile eye surgery units in rural South Africa. Ready to plan your next event in New York City? Contact us below.