What: Chabad’s Children of Chernobyl invites you to Children At Heart Gala Dinner & Celebrity Fantasy Auction Let Dreams Take Flight at the Children at Heart Gala hosted by Children of Chernobyl(CCOC) as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. With a confirmed celebrityroster of attendees and Fantasy Auction items that include a 3-Night Stay at The Address Downtown Dubai, tickets to an advance of the new Yogi Bear 3D movie (Warner Bros) and other gifts from iconic brands as Leica, Hommage, Makers Mark, and SENSAI Kanebo, CCOC aims to raise even more than the $1.8million at last years Gala. To date, CCOC has rescued 2,710 children on 91 rescue missions, airlifting them from Chernobyl to Israel to escape the contaminated living conditions caused by the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor explosion.
Who:Confirmed Celebrity and Philanthropist Attendees:
Whoopi Goldberg, will be honored with the Children at Heart Award.
Jesse Eisenberg, leading starof The Social Network as the Guest of Honor.
Jon Voight,Academy- and Golden Globe Award-winning actor and the Master of Ceremonies at the CCOC gala has 12-year tenure with this charity.
Bruce Beck, acclaimed weekday Sports anchor of NBC, will be the star Guest Auctioneer for this years Fantasy Auction.
Nancy Spielberg, Children at Heart Tribute Chair, unrivaled philanthropist and sister of famed director Steven Spielberg, helped found CCOC in 1990.
Josh Sussman, of FOXs Glee, will be in attendance to take part in this years special evening and to help save the Children of Chernobyl.
Star athletes from iconic New York teams:Raymond FeltonandRoger Mason (Knicks), Jason Pierre-Paul(Giants), Marcus DixonandJarron Gilbert (Jets) will be in attendance to support CCOC.
JetBlue Airways, with over sixty travel destinations, is committed to helping children and the environment. CCOC will proudly welcome JetBlue Airways in receiving the Dreams Take Flight Award.
Joycelyn Engle, Vice-President of Supernova Media Inc, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Harvey Krueger, Vice Chairman of Barclays Capital, former Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Inc., will be honored with the Humanitarian Award.
Where: Chelsea Piers, Pier 60, 23rd Street & West Side Highway, New York City
RSVP: For more information and tickets please visithttp://www.ccoc.net/