Awareness Events

NYFC Launches The 2014 Fall Gala With Chloé

On Monday, September 15, Chloé hosted a cocktail party benefitting NYFC, at the brand’s SoHo Boutique. The event was hosted by Marisa Brown, Selita Ebanks, Alison Harmelin, Elisabeth Jones-Hennessy, Amy McFarland, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, and Susan Shin. Guests previewed Clare Waight Keller’s fall collection while enjoying champagne and macaroons. Chloé also offered guests the unique opportunity to engrave and personalize their purchases.

On Tuesday, September 16,  Chloé hosted a breakfast event benefitting NYFC, at the brand’s Madison Avenue Boutique. The event was hosted by Lise Evans, Lauren Kenny, Christine Mack, and Clare McKeon. Chloé models showed off various looks from Clare Waight Keller’s fall collection while guests shopped and enjoyed breakfast bites.

Starting September 30th running through October 5th, Chloé will be donating 10% of sales from the Soho and Madison Avenue boutiques to NYFC!

La Perla Holiday Cocktail Party To Benefit NYFC

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. 

Guests included Suzy Biszantz, Allison Aston, Lydia Fenet, Chelsea Leyland, Julie Macklowe,  Hayley Bloomingdale, Somers Farkas, Killian Hennesy, Vanessa Cornell, Marisa Brown, Susan Burden, Chris Del Gatto and Veronica Webb Del Gatto, Elisabeth Noel Jones, Alison Harmelin, Rory Hermelee, Natalie Echavarria, Susan Magazine, Amy McFarland, Clare McKeon, Gillian Miniter, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Edward Barsamian and Coralie Charriol Paul, among others.

Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Window Reveal to Benefit NYFC


On Tuesday, November 19th New Yorkers For Children joined Bergdorf Goodman for their “Holidays on Ice” window reveal. Bravo TV host Andy Cohen, along with extreme action group Streb, kicked off the event. Following the performance and unveiling, guests were invited to a private shopping event to benefit New Yorkers For Children.

Guests included Adelina Wong Ettelson, Allison Aston, Amy McFarland, Bronson van Wyck, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Elisabeth Noel Jones, Elizabeth von der Goltz, Linda Fargo, Marisa Brown, Natalia Echavarria, Rory Hermelee, Susan Shin, Zani Gugelmann, Alexandra Lind Rose, Lauren Kenny, Veronica Swanson Beard, Veronica Miele Beard, Fern Mallis, Jennifer Creel, Valesca Guerrand-Hermes, Kelly Rutherford, Jodie Snyder, and Danielle Snyder.

ESCADA Hosts Luncheon With Megha Mittal

On November 5, 2013, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC), ESCADA and Saks Fifth Avenue introduced ESCADA Chairman Megha Mittal to NYFC supporters and Saks clients in her first United States public appearance. Event guests were treated to a fashion presentation of the ESCADA Resort 2014 collection, followed by an intimate lunch and personal shopping experience.

Marisa Arredondo, Chele Chiavacci, Sonia Nassery Cole, Jennifer Creel, Lise Evans, Lydia Fenet, Elisabeth Noel Jones, Susan Magazine, Laurel Nuzzo, Susan Shin, Lauren Shortt and others spent the afternoon with Megha Mittal and shopped to benefit NYFC.

Vince Camuto Event to Benefit NYFC

On Tuesday, June 11th, Vince and Louise Camuto and Supermodel Adriana Lima hosted a cocktail party benefiting New Yorkers For Children to celebrate the launch of Vince Camuto’s first VC Signature store. Guests at the event included Lindsey Ellingson, Marisa Brown, Lise Evans, Tory Burch, Susan Shin, Sandra Ripert, Amy McFarland, Susan Burden, Lara Meiland Shaw, Ric Pipino, and  Laura Eastwood. DJ Chelsea Leyland spun tunes for the packed crowd gathered to check out the VC Signature line and support NYFC.

In addition to making a contribution to NYFC in honor of the event, Vince Camuto donated 20% of NYFC supporters’ purchases at the 667 Madison Avenue boutique.

Roger Vivier and NYFC celebrate launch of Jeune Fille line

On Wednesday, April 25th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) and Roger Vivier hosted an afternoon of fun and festivities for guests and their children to celebrate the launch of Roger Vivier Jeune Fille.

Hosts Natalia Echavarria, Coralie Charriol Paul and Shirin Von Wulffen welcomed guests Ferebee Taube, Lara Meiland-Shaw, Adelina Wong Ettleson, Lise Evans, Susan Fales-Hill, Kelly d’Halluin, Anna Pinheiro, Vanessa Cornell and others to the Roger Vivier Boutique to support NYFC and bring awareness to the over 14,000 youth in foster care in New York City.

NYFC supporters, both children and their moms, were treated to a show by Mario the Magician and face painting by Derrick Little. 15% of proceeds from the Jeune Fille flats benefit youth in foster care in New York City.

CD Greene Hosts Spring Dance Kick-Off Event

On Tuesday, March 20th, NYFC and CD Greene hosted a cocktail reception in celebration of NYFC’s upcoming Spring Dance: New Year’s in April, A Fool’s Fête. Allison Aston, Alina Cho, and Clare McKeon hosted the evening at BG Restaurant at Bergdorf Goodman. Guests Tinsley Mortimer, Annelise Peterson, Victor Kubicek, Lesley Schulhof, Chris Del Gatto, Veronica Webb, Rory Hermelee, Alexis Bryan Morgan, Gillian Miniter, Susan Shin, Linda Fargo, Nicholas Scoppetta and Susan Burden were on hand to show their support.

CD Greene is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the NYFC Spring Dance on April 10th to benefit youth in foster care in New York City.

Tory Burch Reception to Benefit New Yorkers For Children

On December 13th, Tory Burch and New Yorkers For Children hosted an evening of cocktails at the Tory Burch Madison Avenue flagship to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Hosts included Allison Aston, Marisa Brown, Alina Cho, Cristina Cuomo, Natalia Echavarria, Tinsley Mercer Mortimer, and Hilary Rhoda. Twenty percent of proceeds of sales from the night benefitted New Yorkers For Children.

Solange Azagury-Partridge and NYFC Host Cocktail Event

On December 7th, New Yorkers For Children and Solange Azagury-Partridge hosted an evening of cocktails at the Solange Azagury-Partridge Madison Avenue flagship to benefit youth in foster care in New York City. Guests had the chance to view the original pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz before they go to auction on December 16th, presented by Profiles in History. Guests were also treated to a surprise performance of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by singer Martha Wainwright. Ten percent of proceeds of sales from December 7th – December 11th were donated to New Yorkers For Children.

CIRCA Event to Benefit NYFC

On September 15th, CIRCA hosted a cocktail party benefiting NYFC to conclude Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and celebrate designer Sophie Theallet at the smart® Courtyard at Lincoln Center. The event was hosted by Chris Del Gatto, Veronica Webb, Daniel Benedict, Andrew Saffir, Zani Gugelmann, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Julie Macklowe, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff and Shirin von Wulffen. CIRCA is one of the leading sponsors of the upcoming Fall Gala to benefit youth in foster care in New York City.

HONOR Celebrates Store Opening to Benefit NYFC

On April 26th, HONOR celebrated its first store opening to benefit NYFC. The evening was hosted by Giovanna Randall, Lesley M. M. Blume, Flo Fulton, Cena Jackson, Lily Kwong, Annabel Mehran, Ariel Meredith, Annelise Peterson, Olivia Sandelman, and Arden Wohl. Music was provided by Alexandra Richards. In HONOR of the evening, a donation was made to NYFC to help improve the lives of youth in foster care in NYC.

Chloe Hosts Cocktail Reception to Benefit NYFC

On Wednesday, March 9th, Chloé hosted a private cocktail reception to benefit New Yorkers For Children featuring an exclusive preview of the Chloé Summer 2011 Runway Collection. The evening’s Hosts were Marisa Brown, Alina Cho, Maggie Cordish, Cristina Cuomo, Nicole Esposito, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Julie Macklowe, Hilary Rhoda and Susan Shin. Additional attendees included Katie Lee, Christian Cota, Ann Dexter-Jones, Nicholas Scoppetta, Susan and Tony Gilroy, Ashley McDermott, Ariel Meredith, Derek Anderson, Steve Speaks, Lesley Schulhof, Adelina Wong Ettelson, Clare McKeon, Toneya Bird, Donya Bommer, Tatiana and Campion Platt, Lauren Shortt Pinto, Martin Dessoffy, and Natalia Echavarria.

Chloe is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Spring Dinner Dance – New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fete.  To further celebrate the partnership, ten percent of sales at the Madison Avenue boutique from March 9th to March 12th benefited youth in foster care in New York City.

Soigne K Hosts Event with NYFC

Soigne K, the recently opened boutique on Madison Avenue, hosted their official store opening party for friends and supporters with New Yorkers For Children on November 17, 2010. In observance of Diwali, the popular Indian holiday celebrating the Festival of Lights, guests enjoyed Indian refreshments and gifts associated with the holiday including bindis and festive jewelry

Salvatore Ferragamo and W Magazine Host Cocktail Party to Benefit NYFC

On Thursday, October 14th, Salvatore Ferragamo and W Magazine hosted a cocktail party to benefit New Yorkers For Children at their Flagship Fifth Avenue Store. Despite the rain, NYFC Friends and guests came out to show their support of youth in foster care in New York City. The evening included an exclusive presentation of the 2011 Resort Collection and guests enjoyed cocktails and music by DJ Kiss.

NYFC Fall Gala Kick-Off Party Hosted by CIRCA

On Wednesday, September 15th, CIRCA hosted an evening of cocktails to celebrate the  New Yorkers for Children 2010 Fall Gala at Lincoln, Jonathan Benno’s New Restaurant at Lincoln Center.

Devon Aoki, Allison Aston, Maggie Betts, Marisa Brown, Susan Burden, Vanessa and Henry Cornell, Chris Del Gatto, Selita Ebanks, Adelina Wong Ettelson, Lydia Fenet, Susan and Tony Gilroy, Zani Gugelmann, Susan Fales Hill, Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, Alexandra Lebenthal, Kevin and Erika Liles, Susan Magazine, Ashley McDermott, Amy McFarland, Martin Pepa, Nicholas Scoppetta, Carlos Souza, Veronica Webb, and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff all came out to show their support of the Fall Gala.

In celebration of this partnership, CIRCA donated 10% of proceeds from jewelry they bought from supporters to NYFC through July 1st, 2011.


On May 20, 2010, Prada hosted a private cocktail reception at its Madison Avenue boutique in celebration of the upcoming NYFC 2010 Fall Gala, which will be held on September 21st. The event was hosted by Donya and Scott Bommer, Vanessa and Henry Cornell, Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric Fekkai, Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, Ashley and Jeff McDermott, Kelly and Jay Sugarman. An exclusive Prada collection was on display during the evening’s event, featuring special vintage dresses and styles from the FW 2010 runway reinterpreted in Prada’s signature duchesse fabrics. In honor of the event and their first-time partnership with NYFC, Prada also created a limited edition Prada his & hers fragrance gift set for guests, which included Infusion de Tuberose for Women and Infusion de Vetiver for Men. A percentage of sales at the Prada Madison store from May 20th through May 30th will also benefit New Yorkers for Children. NYFC Board and Friends Committee Members Allison Aston, Marisa Arredondo, Alexandra Becker, Maggie Betts, Eric Brettschneider, Marisa Brown, Alina Cho, Martin Gibson Dessoffy, Nicole Esposito, Rory Hermelee, Susy Korb, Stephanie LaCava, Clare McKeon, Tinsley Mortimer, Euan Rellie and Nicholas Scoppetta were all on hand to show their support. Nearly 600 guests perused the 3 levels of Prada Madison, while toasting another successful evening for NYFC.


On March 16, 2010, our friends and supporters gathered at the Akris boutique for an evening of cocktails in celebration of the New Yorkers For Children Seventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance – A Fool’s Fete. Guests also enjoyed a special presentation of the Akris Spring/Summer 2010 Collection.  The event was hosted by Allison Aston, Marisa Brown, Alina Cho, Lydia Fenet, Rory Hermelee, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Clare McKeon, Susan Shin, and Shirin von Wulffen. In honor of the event, Akris has extended a 20% incentive off purchases from March 16th – April 8th, from which a percentage of proceeds will be donated to NYFC. NYFC supporters, including Board Members Donya Archer Bommer, Ashley McDermott, Lauren Shortt Pinto, and Nicholas Scoppetta and Friends Committee Members Marisa Arredondo, Alexandra Becker, Norma Olarte Becker, Martin Gibson Dessoffy, Ayla Farnos, Nicole Esposito, Alison Harmelin, Stephanie LaCava, Tinsley Mortimer, and Rachel Roy were all in attendance on this beautiful spring evening to mix and mingle and toast to the upcoming Spring Dinner Dance on April 8th.


On December 1, 2009, our friends and supporters gathered at the ANKASA boutique for an intimate evening of cocktails and shopping to celebrate Sachin + Babi for ANKASA’s new ready to wear floor, where well-known artist Chuck Price displayed 22 fantastic pieces for sale. The event was hosted by Marisa Brown, Cristina Cuomo, Kalliope Karella, Lauren Remington Platt, and Bettina Zilkha. In honor of the event, ANKASA donated a percentage of proceeds for the month of December to NYFC. NYFC wishes to thank Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia, who also supported our 2009 Fall Gala, for their continued contribution to youth in foster care in New York City.

Rachel Roy

On September 10, 2009, New Yorkers For Children joined Rachel Roy and Vogue for Fashion’s Night Out at the RACHEL Rachel Roy pop-up store in SoHo to celebrate the launch of the new line. The evening featured music by DJ Lady Bunny, treats from a vintage Good Humor ice cream truck, and an appearance by Grammy winner Estelle. Graffiti artist George “SenOne” Morillo also showed off his work, including a graffiti wall where guests could sign to show their support for New Yorkers For Children. There were plenty of supporters in attendance, including Kevin Liles, Daniel Benedict, Martin Gibson Dessoffy, Adelina Wong Ettelson, Lydia Fenet, Sang A Im-Propp, Alexandra Lind Rose, Andrew Saffir, and Shirin von Wulffen. NYFC Youth Advisory Board member Monique and Guardian Scholars Jessica and Victoria were also on hand to work with SenOne, creating their own designs on the graffiti wall.

Valentino and Vogue

The first awareness event of 2009, sponsored by Valentino and Vogue, took place on March 5 at the Madison Avenue Valentino boutique. The evening of cocktails and shopping was hosted by Fabiola Beracasa, Alina Cho, Jennifer Creel, Valesca Guerrand-Hermès, Zani Gugelmann, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Maggie Rizer, and Susan Shin. NYFC Board and Friends Kevin Liles, Ashley McDermott, Zac Posen, Shirin von Wulffen, Lydia Fenet, Maggie Betts, Selita Ebanks, and Stephanie LaCava were on hand to show their support. While DJ Paul Sevigny spun music, guests explored the Valentino store and perused the label’s latest collection. A donation was made in honor of the evening and 10% of the night’s sales went to NYFC.

Dior and Vogue

In a show of support for New Yorkers For Children, Dior and Vogue hosted an in-store celebration on Tuesday, December 9th, and made a donation to NYFC in honor of the event. NYFC supporters Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Lauren Shortt Pinto, Susan Shin, B Michael, Lydia Fenet, Marisa Arredondo, Daniel Benedict, Martin Gibson, Andrew Saffir, Olivia Palermo, and Adelina Wong Ettelson gathered at the Madison Avenue Dior location for the wintry event, where guests admired limited edition holiday gifts and sat for impromptu portraits by William Donovan as DJ Donna D’Cruz provided music. On behalf of NYFC, we are grateful for Dior’s patronage and for Vogue’s continued support as we prepare for our upcoming event, New Year’s in April: A Fool’s Fête on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. We hope to see you all there

Roger Vivier

On Wednesday, October 22nd, Roger Vivier Creative Director Bruno Frisoni was joined by New Yorkers For Children host committee Marisa Brown, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Zani Gugelmann, Julie Macklowe, Maggie Rizer, Rachel Roy, Susan Shin and Ashley McDermott for an evening of cocktails and shopping in the Roger Vivier Madison Avenue boutique.  NYFC supporters, including Andre Leon Talley, Anne and Mario Grauso, Danielle Ganek, Helen Schifter, Alina Cho, John Dempsey, Nancy Jarecki, Andrew Saffir, Daniel Benedict, Eric Chan, Heather Schatz, and new NYFC Board Member Kevin Liles attended to thank Roger Vivier for their generous Platinum sponsorship of the Fall Gala.  In addition, Roger Vivier pledged 10% of sales from the week to the 6th Annual New Yorkers For Children Wrap to Rap holiday gift wrapping event.

Following the cocktail reception, Board Member Ashley McDermott and her husband Jeff hosted an intimate dinner at their home, which showcases an impressive collection of modern art.  In addition, several vintage Roger Vivier pieces were on display throughout the home.  The evening was a wonderful way to honor Mr. Frisoni for his talent as well as his generosity.

Nordstrom and Vogue

In celebration of its Ninth Annual Fall Gala, New Yorkers For Children was proud to partner with Nordstrom and Vogue on Tuesday, June 17th for an evening to benefit the youth in foster care in New York City.  Hosts Marisa and Matt Brown, Anne and Mario Grauso, Nancy and Andrew Jarecki, Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, Shirin von Wulffen and Frederic Fekkai, Stephanie and David Wolkoff, and Caryn and Jeff Zucker were joined by Pete Nordstrom at the Harold Pratt town house for cocktails to kick off the Fall Gala, which is sponsored by Nordstrom.  Following cocktails, guests enjoyed an intimate dinner at Philippe.

Among the NYFC supporters in attendance were Oscar de la Renta, Phillip Lim, Peter Som, Thakoon Panichgul, Zac Posen, Fern Mallis, Andre Leon Talley, Joy Bryant, and Katie Lee Joel, as well as members of the Board of Directors and Friends Committee.  We look forward to seeing everyone again at the Fall Gala on Tuesday, September 16th!

Harry Winston

On Wednesday, November 28, New Yorkers For Children hosts Donya Archer Bommer, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Ashley McDermott, Kelly Behun Sugarman, and Shirin von Wulffen joined 2007 Fall Gala sponsor Harry Winston for an evening of shopping and cocktails to kick-off the holiday season in “Winston Wonderland.”  In addition to viewing the exquisite Diamond de Niege collection, of which 10% of proceeds through January 31, 2008 were donated to NYFC, revelers were treated to an exclusive exhibition of archival designs.  Among the supporters who filled the 718 Fifth Avenue store were Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck, Tinsley Mortimer, Muffie Potter Aston, Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict.  We are so grateful for Harry Winston’s support of New Yorkers For Children’s educational programs.

Elie Tahari Store Opening and Beach Cocktails

New Yorkers For Children partnered with Elie Tahari for two events in East Hampton in the summer of 2007, both celebrating Tahari’s generous support of the NYFC Gala and the opening of their new boutique.  On July 14th, Rory and Elie Tahari opened their home to members of the Board of Directors and Friends Committee for an evening event overlooking the ocean in Sagaponack.  Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Helen and Tim Schifter, Susy Korb, B Michael, Coralie Charriol Paul, Ashley McDermott, and Stephanie LaCava enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and when the sun went down, Elie Tahari generously provided sweaters to keep guests warm.

On August 11th, Elie Tahari once again invited NYFC to East Hampton, this time to the Elie Tahari boutique.  Rory and Elie Tahari were joined by Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Kelly Behun Sugarman, Euan and Lucy Sykes Rellie, Sophia Bush, Cindi Lieve, Jill Hennessy, Olivia Palermo and other NYFC supporters for shopping and cocktails in the new boutique.  In addition to their sponsorship of the 2007 Fall Gala, Elie Tahari also contributed a percentage of sales from this event to support the Back-to-School Package program.

Saks Fifth Avenue

What better way to “kick-off” the 2007 Annual Fall Gala than with a celebration at Saks Fifth Avenue’s new shoe floor, 10022-SHOE!  Susan Burden, Donya Archer Bommer, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Ashley McDermott, Coralie Charriol Paul, Helen Schifter, Kelly Sugarman, Shirin von Wulffen, Renee Rockefeller, and Zani Gugelmann hosted the event on September 6th, which also served as the official opening of Saks’ newly redesigned eighth floor shoe department.  The new space is so large, it has been given it’s own zip code!

New Yorkers For Children supporters, including Lauren Shortt Pinto, Arden Hess Rowland, Maggie Betts, Stephanie LaCava, and Susan Shin put their best foot forward and attended the Fashion Week event to celebrate Saks Fifth Avenue’s support of the 2007 Annual Fall Gala.  DJ Sky Nellor spun music while attendees browsed the enormous collection of shoes.  In addition to serving as a silver sponsor of the Gala, Saks generously supported the Back-to-School Package program to improve the lives of New York City’s college-enrolled youth in foster care.


On October 14th, Allison Aston, Adelina Wong Ettelson, Fabiola Beracasa, Marisa Brown, and Zani Gugelmann hosted a private shopping event with Burberry at the store’s flagship location on 57th Street.  Despite the rain, supporters of New Yorkers For Children packed the store to listen to DJ Sky Nellor while shopping the Burberry Prorsum and custom designed handbag collections.

In addition to their support at the September 18thFall Gala, Burberry donated 15% of sales on the evening to New Yorkers For Children in support of programming and initiatives for young people in foster care in New York City.


Despite ever-dropping temperatures, New Yorkers For Children’s supporters came out in droves on Thursday, December 13thto attend an evening awareness event with Salviati.  Jennifer Creel, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, B Michael, Susan Shin, Euan Rellie, Renee Rockefeller, Alexandra Lind Rose, Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck, and Arden Wohl hosted guests, including Marisa Brown, Claire Bernard, Stephanie LaCava, and Steven Victor, at the West Broadway boutique.  With Salviati’s pledge to donate 10% of sales for the week to NYFC, attendees eagerly snapped up gorgeous glass jewelry and housewares by the Italian design company.  As a generous sponsor of the 2007 Fall Gala, we are so thankful for Salviati’s support


Eager to celebrate the second consecutive sell-out year of A Fool’s Fête, Friends Committee members and other devoted NYFC supporters attended a cocktail reception at Bally’s Madison Avenue Flagship on Thursday, March 6th.  Hosts Fabiola Beracasa, Marisa Brown, Martin Gibson Dessoffy, Lydia Fenet, Susan Shin, Shirin von Wulffen, and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff were on hand to thank Bally’s creative director Brian Atwood while guests including Joy Bryant, Byrdie Bell, Nina Garcia, Maggie Betts, Phillip Bloch, and Bebe Neuwirth enjoyed music by DJ Sky Nellor.  A percentage of the evening’s proceeds benefited New Yorkers For Children.


Flamenco dancers were right at home on Wednesday, May 7th as Spanish bridal designer Pronovias hosted the opening of their flagship New York store with New Yorkers For Children. A sponsor of the upcoming New Yorkers For Children Fall Gala, Alberto and Susana Palatchi of Pronovias were joined by NYFC hosts Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck, Annelise Peterson, Dabney Mercer, Lydia Fenet, Tinsley Mortimer, and Valesca Guerrand-Hermès for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dancing in the multi-level 52nd Street store. Guests were transported to a Spanish fiesta for the night and enjoyed an unbelievable array of appetizers, replete with hand-carved Spanish ham flown in for the event. Revelers including Karolina Kurkova, Susan Shin, Stephanie LaCava, and Ivanka Trump kept the dance party going well past the anticipated 9:30pm conclusion. If the cocktail reception was any indication, Pronovias’ participation at the Gala will be truly remarkable. NYFC wishes to thank Pronovias for their generous support, which will benefit youth in foster care in New York City.

Awareness Events

Several times throughout the year, New Yorkers For Children hosts awareness events to reinforce the relationship between NYFC supporters and our corporate sponsors. Recent corporate partners have included Bergdorf Goodman, ESCADA, Vince Camuto, Roger Vivier, CD Greene, Tory Burch, Solange Azagury-Partridge, St. John, CIRCA, Prada, HONOR, and Chloé.

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