The Angel Ball, the signature fundraising event of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, was a star-studded event attended by nearly 1,000 guests to honor those individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research. Spotted at the event were Y. David Scharf, litigation partner at Morrison Cohen, retired NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and his wife Ingrid Vandebosch, and philanthropist and songwriter Denise Rich. Denise is President & Co-Founder of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, which was created in memory of her daughter, Gabrielle Rich Aouad, who passed away from acute myelogenous leukemia (AML).
The Angel Ball, which raised a staggering $3.8 million for cancer research, stands out as one of the highlights of the New York social season. This star-studded event, known for the amazing live entertainment and celebrity participants, honors those outstanding individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research.
Guests included Daniel Craig, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, La La Anthony, Richie Akiva, Alina Baikova, Maia Cotton, Lameka Fox, Amy France, Vittorio Grigolo, Jeff Gordon, Ubah Hassan, Bregje Heinen, Star Jones, Alla Kostromichova, Karolina Kurkova, Twan Kuyper, Nadine Leopold, Julie Macklowe, Dorinda Medley, Riley Montana, Amaury Nolasco, Alice Peneaca, Jourdana Phillips, Jessica White, Jean Shafiroff, Rena Sindi, Ramona Singer, Jessica Strother, Stalking Gia, Ivana Trump, Sofia Resing, and Lana Zakocela.