2020 Virtual Fall Gala

Watch our 2020 Virtual Gala video here.

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The 2020 Virtual Gala, “Sparkle & Shine,” was held on Thursday, November 19th and celebrated how we gave children the magic of a Fresh Air summer both virtually and in person! The Gala opened and closed with exclusive sets by DJ Cassidy, was hosted by June Ambrose, and featured Fresh Air teens and alums and special appearances by Mariah Carey and Sean Combs.

Event Leadership

Chairs

  • Isabelle B. Krusen

    Courtney Alexis Langer

    Tamie Peters Thomas & Richard D. Thomas

Vice Chairs

  • Alyson Cambridge

    Steven Deluca

    Amanda Starbuck Hanlan

    Daniel Kosinski

    Cristen Koufakis

    David Mehlman

    Megan Petrie Ramm

    James Tierney Tang

    Mara Upson

    Frank A. Zimbaro

Committee

  • Georgina Bloomberg

    Jason Bordainick 

    Daisy Cephas 

    David William Coffin

    Dana and David Cotterman 

    Katie Currell

    Shayna Fonteno

    Timothy Gaumond

    Alexander Hamer

    Trey Hanlan

    Heather Hays

  • Nick Harris Hemmerly

    Gilda Hosseini 

    Brooke Kelly

    John Kelly

    Lola Linarte

    Mary Stewart Malone

    Taylor Portland 

    Katie Jo Righi

    Donna Simonelli

    Sam Theodosopoulos

    Jesse and Natalie Williamson

    Rikki Wolff

Supporters

Gold Underwriters

  • Blavatnik Family Foundation
  • JJJ Foundation/Irwin
  • K Period Media
  • Michael Bogner 
  • Thalle Industries 
  • The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Underwriters

  • Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office
  • Grace Chung and Ahmed Deria
  • Hassan & Rasha Elmasry
  • Wendy Flanagan & Chris O’Malley
  • William P. Lauder and Lori Kanter Tritsch
  • LizabethAnn Rogovoy Eisen

Patron

  • Jason Bordainick
  • Mats & Lydia Carlston
  • Donald L. Hawks III
  • The Krusen Family
  • Joseph J. Magliocco
  • David & Nilam Perpich

Council

  • Isabelle B. Krusen 
  • Ashton Abbot
  • Peter Harris Alden
  • Ian Bain
  • Scott K. Banerjee
  • Anna J. Berger
  • Taryn and Alex Berkett
  • Michael Bogner
  • Meghan Borden
  • Merrill Brady
  • Anne Davey
  • Samuel del Pillar II
  • Steven DeLuca
  • Amanda Starbuck Hanlan
  • Elizabeth Harrow
  • Sade Henry
  • Lindsay K. Herron
  • Meena Khot
  • Daniel Kosinski
  • Cristen Koufakis
  • Tolly Krusen
  • Alex Kupferberg
  • Courtney Alexis Langer
  • Amelie Lonergan
  • Kehinde Longe
  • David Mehlman
  • Andrae Mitchell
  • Elizabeth Morgan
  • Cecilia Mortimore
  • Nina Morton
  • Benji Nwachukwu
  • Will C. Page
  • Megan Petrie Ramm
  • Will Rodd
  • Chanler Rutherfurd
  • Alexandra and Edward Shaheen
  • Anthony Shropshire
  • Kaitlin R. Slattery
  • Clifton and Tina Teagle
  • Tamie Peters Thomas
  • Evan W. Uhlick
  • Mara Upson
  • Lauren Wallerstein
  • Emily Weiss
  • Dwight Williams