August 4, 2017 user

American Cancer Society’s Taste of Hope Comes to Broadway With Supporters Past Honoree Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff

And Celebrity Guests Brenda Vaccaro, Lawrence O’Donnell, Richard Kind, Derek Klena, Clarke Thorell, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Geneva Carr

Derek Klena, Clarke Thorell, Jean Shafiroff, Brenda Vaccaro, Lawrence O'Donnell

Derek Klena, Clarke Thorell, Jean Shafiroff, Brenda Vaccaro, Lawrence O’Donnell

NEW YORK (July 2017) – The American Cancer Society hosted its first ever Taste of Hope Comes to Broadway sponsored by Wells Fargo on Monday, July 24th at 318 West 47th Street, a new condominium by Halsted Property Development Marketing. The evening was a salute to Broadway and raised much needed funds for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge NYC. Guests sipped on summer wines and enjoyed delicious tastes provided by Chef Michael Ferraro from Delicatessen and Chef Julian Medina from Toloache. 

Special guests who supported the evening include: Jean Shafiroff (a past honoree of the American Cancer Society’s Taste of Hope), Brenda Vaccaro, Lawrence O’Donnell, Richard Kind, Derek Klena, Clarke Thorell, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Geneva Carr, along with co-chairs Mark D. Friedman (Halstead Property) and Jamie Koff (Fabric to Finish) and other members of the Taste of Hope committee.

Attendees also had the opportunity to win some great raffle prizes such as tickets to Jesus Hopped The “A” Train and Chef’s Table for four with wine pairing from Le Bernardin.

Tickets were $50 each and doors opened at 6:30pm. Tickets were made available at www.tasteofhopenyc.org.

For more information about the event, visit www.tasteofhopenyc.org.  If you could not attend the event but wish to become a sponsor or donate a gift to the American Cancer Society, please visit the website.

(Photo Credit: Patrick McMullan)

About Taste of Hope:

Taste of Hope® was founded in 2005 by the American Cancer Society as a way to celebrate New York dining while raising funds to help the Society’s mission to fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. Between the early 1990s and 2013 the Society has seen a 20 percent decrease in the overall cancer death rate, which means they have helped to avoid about 1.2million cancer deaths and created the potential for more birthday celebrations.

For more information, visit: https://www.tasteofhopenyc.org/

Lawrence O'Donnell, Jean Shafiroff

Lawrence O’Donnell, Jean Shafiroff

 

Brenda Vaccaro, Mark D. Friedman

Brenda Vaccaro, Mark D. Friedman

 

Jean Shafiroff

Jean Shafiroff

 

Lawrence O'Donnell

Lawrence O’Donnell

 

Clarke Thorell

Clarke Thorell

 

Geneva Carr, Clarke Thorell, Jean Shafiroff, Brenda Vaccaro, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Geneva Carr, Clarke Thorell, Jean Shafiroff, Brenda Vaccaro, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

 

Derek Klena

Derek Klena

 

Jean Shafiroff, Mark D. Friedman, Richard Kind, Lawrence O'Donnell

Jean Shafiroff, Mark D. Friedman, Richard Kind, Lawrence O’Donnell

 

Geneva Carr

Geneva Carr

 

Mark D. Friedman, Jean Shafiroff, Lawrence O'Donnell

Mark D. Friedman, Jean Shafiroff, Lawrence O’Donnell

 

Victor de Souza

Victor de Souza

 

Brittany Stephenson

Brittany Stephenson

 

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