The New York Center for Children (NYCC) hosted its 20th Anniversary Spring Cocktail Reception last week with the chic Peninsula Hotel in New York City. The event raised money in support of the organization’s mission to provide free, comprehensive evaluation and therapy services to victims of child abuse and their families. NYCC also offers professional training on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of child abuse.
Bar Clement was filled with a slew of givers. Guests enjoyed cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres while participating in a silent auction to benefit the charity. Auction highlights included a three night stay in a superior suite at The Peninsula Hotel in Paris, a private dinner for eight at Clement, Personal styling and shopping with Kirna Zabete Founder Sarah Easley, a selection of clothing from designer Harrison Morgan, a weekend vacation package for the Westcott B&B in Hudson, New York and a selection of paintings created by NYCC clients. Some of the many notables at the charity gala included Kathleen Turner, Nick Loeb , Kevin Ryan, Dr. Kathie Grimm, Michele Herbert, and Jean Shafiroff, to name a few
Kevin Ryan, Chairman of the New York Center for Children, addressed the crowd of supporters thanking them for their attendance. He mentioned that it’s the contributions from loyal donors that help the NYCC execute its mission and provide child abuse victims and their families, regardless of financial standing, with the support they need. The Board of Directors include: Georgette Mosbacher (Founder), Kate Spade (Chair Emeritus), Kevin Ryan (Chair), Michele Herbert, Christine Rales, Heidi Mitchell, Sophie Ann Terrisse, Lauren Vernon, Martin Richards (In Memorium).
For more information, head over to www.newyorkcenterforchildren.org