Who: Grammy-nominated song writer Denise Rich and her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstock and Ilona Rich Schachter host Angel Ball 2010, honoring U2s The Edge & Morleigh Steinberg; COTY CEO Bernd Beetz and Founders Fund Managing Partner Sean Parker.Also on-hand will be the evenings emcee, Samantha Harris, and performers Josh Groban, Ne-Yo, Sam Moore, Shontelle and DJ Cassidy; along with Angel Ambassadors Estelle and Ethan Zohn and live auctioneer Brooke Hazelton. Also in attendance will be Margaret Colin, Alyssa Miller, Rosie Perez, Coco Rocha, Vera Wang, Carmindy and many others.
What: The Angel Ball known for its outstanding live show and A-List celebrity attendees is the signature fundraising event for Gabrielles Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. The Foundation was created in 1996 by Denise Rich and her daughters in memory of her daughter Gabrielle Rich Aouad who passed away at the age of 27 after a long and valiant struggle with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). The mission of Gabrielles Angel Foundation is to fund basic and clinical medical research in both conventional and integrative disciplines which focus on prevention, treatment and quality of life issues of leukemia, lymphoma and related cancers. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $13 million in Medical Research Awards making Gabrielles Angel Foundation one of the largest non-governmental sources of grant support to blood cancer researchers at the nations leading institutions.
Renowned artist Romero Britto, celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz, Inc. and Toresco Enterprises will serve as the evenings sponsors and for the fourth year in a row, Continental Airlines will serve as the Official Airline of the Angel Ball. The Foundation will partner with charitybuzz.com for both the silent and online auction. This years event will also feature a Luxury Raffle sponsored by Americana Manhasset.
When:Thursday, October 21, 2010, 6:30pm
Where: Cipriani Wall Street , 55 Wall Street, NYC
RSVP: For more information and to purchase tickets please visit http://www.gabriellesangels.org