Remembering Oscar de la Renta
The Directors of New Yorkers For Children mourn the loss and will forever cherish the memory of our beloved fellow Director, Oscar de la Renta. He joined the board soon after the organization was founded in 1996 and brought the children in New York City’s child welfare system to the attention of the fashion industry and his legions of friends. More than any other individual he developed our capacity to raise funds and awareness for New York’s most vulnerable children. For Oscar any child in need was his child, and that compassion led to actions that have changed outcomes for countless young lives. We send our heartfelt sympathy to his loving wife Annette and his children and grandchildren. The world has lost an extraordinary man, and we are grateful for all that he contributed throughout his life.
Nicholas Scoppetta, Founder and President Emeritus,
Eric Brettschneider, President
Susan Burden, Vice President
Susan Magazine, Executive Director
The Board of Directors
The 15th Annual Fall Gala Was A Shining Success!
New Yorkers For Children Fall Gala 2014
On Tuesday September 30th, NYFC hosted the 15th Annual Fall Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. Presenting fashion sponsor for the night was Chloé, with Lead Jewelry Sponsor David Yurman. Co-Chairs included Lise and Michael Evans, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Paul Kanavos, Christine and Richard Mack, and Stephanie Winston and David Wolkoff.
NYFC Launches The 2014 Fall Gala With Chloé
Amy McFarland, Selita Ebanks, Alison Harmelin, Susan Shin, Marisa Brown, Elisabeth Jones-Hennessy
On Monday September 15, and Tuesday September 16, NYFC and Chloé launched the 2014 NYFC Fall Gala!
Starting September 30th running through October 5th, Chloé will be donating 10% of sales from the Soho and Madison Avenue boutiques to NYFC!
2014 Spring Dinner Dance Presented by Lauren X Khoo
Nicole Esposito, Marisa Brown, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Amy McFarland, Alina Cho, Natalia Echavarria, Lydia Fenet, Clare McKeon, and Susan Shin with Lauren Khoo
On Monday, April 21, 2014, the Friends Committee of New Yorkers For Children hosted the Eleventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête Presented by Lauren X Khoo.
NYFC Celebrates the Launch of Lauren X Khoo Fine Jewelry
Kelly Behun Sugarman, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Lauren Khoo, Clare McKeon
On February 20, 2014, Lauren X Khoo and New Yorkers for Children (NYFC) hosted a cocktail party at a private Upper East Side townhouse to launch the Lauren X Khoo luxury jewelry collection. 200 notable New Yorkers turned up to meet designer Lauren Khoo, whose brand will serve as Presenting Sponsor of the upcoming NYFC Spring Dinner Dance.
La Perla Holiday Cocktail Party To Benefit NYFC
Suzy Biszantz, Coralie Charriol Paul, Chelsea Leyland, Lydia Fenet, Allison Aston, Julie Macklowe
On Tuesday, December 10th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) and La Perla hosted a holiday cocktail event to benefit youth in foster care at the luxury brand’s Madison Avenue flagship.
Wrap to Rap Presented by Valentino USA
Valentino USA volunteers
On Monday, December 9th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted Wrap to Rap Presented by Valentino USA. At this annual event benefitting youth in foster care, Valentino USA and NYFC Board and Friends Committee members joined over 80 teens in foster care to wrap 1,000 gifts for younger children in care as DJ D-Nice spun hip hop and holiday classics.