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NEW YORK-MARCH 21: 2011 DIFFA Dining By Design New York Gala Dinner Honoring Margaret Russell on Monday March 21, 2011 at Pier 94, 12th Avenue and 55th Street, New York City, NY.
This year DIFFA honored Margaret Russell, Editor In Chief of Architectural Digest. Russell was the driving force behind the emergence of DINING BY DESIGN and instrumental in shaping it into the event it has become today. DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS is one of the country's largest supporters of direct care for people living with HIV/AIDS and preventive education for those at risk. Merging care and commerce, supporters of DIFFA come from all fields of fine design and the visual arts, including: architecture, fashion design, interior design, photography and consumer product design.With fundraising efforts bolstered by strategic partnerships and unique events showcasing innovation and creativity, DIFFA has mobilized the immense resources of the design communities and granted over $38 million to hundreds of AIDS service organizations nationwide.