Hassenfeld Committee and the KiDS of NYU Foundation Associates Committee - "11th Annual Adults in Toyland-Under the Boardwalk"
NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 3 -- Hassenfeld Committee and the KiDS of NYU Foundation Associates Committee - "11th Annual Adults in Toyland-Under the Boardwalk" on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 583 Park Avenue, New York City, NY. “ADULTS IN TOYLAND – UNDER THE BOARDWALK” RAISES NEARLY $700,000 TO SUPPORT STEPHEN D. HASSENFELD CHILDREN’S CENTER FOR CANCER AND BLOOD DISORDERS AND DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS AT NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER "Adults in Toyland – Under the Boardwalk" co-chairs Susan Block Casdin, Keri Glassman, Kimberly Goodwin, Morgan Hertzan, Brooke Jaffe, Steven Jaffe, Patti Kim, Kelly Kennedy Mack, Harlan Saroken, Britt Szostak and Michael Weaver hosted a festive night featuring casino and boardwalk games, a DJ, and an exclusive silent auction to benefit the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at the NYU Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated cancer center, and the Department of Pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center. Held on Thursday, November 3, 2011, at 583 Park Avenue in Manhattan, nearly $700,000 was raised to support children’s health services at the Medical Center. Presented by the Committee for the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, KiDS of NYU Langone Associates, and Caesars Atlantic City, the event attracted over 600 New York City professionals from finance, fashion, entertainment and real estate, among other industries, who share a commitment to improve the lives of children who are treated at NYU Langone. Proceeds from the event will support the unique programs at the Hassenfeld Center and in the Department of Pediatrics to ensure that children and families receive the best pediatric care possible. These programs include interim patient/family housing, bilingual child life therapy, and music and recreational therapy. Funds for the Department of Pediatrics will also be used to help support staff recruitment and the creation of child-friendly facilities. This year’s event follows last month’s announcement of a $50 million leadership gift to create the Hassenfeld Pediatric Center. The gift, from the Hassenfeld family, will create the first comprehensive facility at NYU Langone devoted to the treatment of children and will support a wide range of pediatric healthcare services across the Medical Center. Those in attendance at the event included: Lisa and Jeff Blau, Adam Dell, Sara Gore, Trudy and Robert Gottesman, Shoshanna Lonstein Gruss, Sylvia Hassenfeld, Marck Janssens, Christine Mack, George Oliphant, Ayala and John Podhoretz, Kimberly Schulhof, Jack Sullivan, Stephanie Szostak, Alice and Tom Tisch, David Wassong, Peter and Susi Wunsch and Tanya Zuckerbrot. Physician Co-Chairs: Linda Granowetter, MD, and Bret Rudy, MD. Also in attendance was Catherine S. Manno, MD, Department of Pediatrics Chair. ********PLEASE NOTE: More Photos & Photo Id's Coming shortly************************* PHOTO CREDIT: Copyright ©Manhattan Society.com 2011 by Christopher London | tel: Private | e-mail: email@example.comRead More