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The Shafiroffs Welcome NYC Mission Society Supporters For Cocktails At Their Manhattan Home

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "We decided to take the plunge," said Executive Director Elsie McCabe Thompson, "and start our own charter elementary school."


Philanthropists Martin And Jean Shafiroff Host "Beat The January Blues" In Honor Of Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "Jean has been like a Joan of Arc for our Shelter," new Board President Clifton Knight told the room. "Without her support we would not be operating."


Media Icon Joan Kron Celebrates Her 90th Birthday And Launch Of Her First Film

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "I started writing almost on a fluke," she told us. "And I believed I had found my calling."


Lighthouse Guild's LightYears Gala Raises Over $800,000

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "Blindness or low vision affects one in every 28 people over the age of 40," Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD told the well-heeled group assembled at its annual LightYears Gala.


John Dossett, Chris Hoch, And Samuel E. Wright Dazzle During Theater Communications Group's Annual Gala

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - We love a charity gala speech that says it's is all about love, threatens to break out in song, and extolls us to "drink heavily and give heavily." That's how "theater folk" do it.


Deborah Norville Hosts The New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children 2017 Food & Wine Gala

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "When you hear about a horrific story in the media, we are called to help," explained Dr. Mary L. Pulido.


Casita Maria Center For Arts And Education Honors Rosaura Henkel, Elizabeth T. Peabody, And Julia Salvi

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - It was a "touching moment," for Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education as they celebrated Fiesta 2017 in the wake of two leveling natural disasters, said Jacqueline Weld Drake, who chairs their uber elegant galas with Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia.


The New York Women's Foundation Honors Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., Dr. Angela Diaz, Verna Eggleston, And Hon. Jonathan Lippman

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "The biggest difference between us and the other funds," Ana Oliveira said The New York Women's Foundation grantees tell her, "is the concept of respect."


Jean Shafiroff Holds Luncheon For New York Women's Foundation At Le Cirque

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - Ana Oliveira, President & CEO of The New York Women's Foundation, who served on Judge Lippman's commission, said that we have an opportunity to promote justice and to create a city that does not leave anyone behind, by investing in women-led, community-based organizations that are agents of change.


Elizabeth Shafiroff And Lindsey Spielfogal Host The First Annual Global Strays Fundraising Party

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "Traveling through Asia and such South American countries as Colombia, Panama and Nicaragua, we were horrified to see dogs in deplorable conditions, abused and neglected," Shafiroff said.


Publicolor's Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala Helps Students Paint A Path To College

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - Walking into the Publicolor Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala, we saw kids painting goodie bags along the room, original art for supporters to keep.


Jacopo Etro, Prince Dimitri Of Yugoslavia, And Jacqueline Weld Drake Host Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education Soiree

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - The Etro soiree for the Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education was so much the place to be, we heard a few well known ladies crashed it.


Martin And Jean Shafiroff Host Pre-Gala Cocktail Party For American Heart Association's Hamptons Heart Ball

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "Over the last 25 years we've developed guidelines and educational products for women and for all the men in the room," noted Dr. Lori Mosca.


Jewish Board Of Family And Children's Services' Gala Fills The Plaza Hotel With 450 Guests

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - The evening at the Plaza raised $1.75 million, honored trustees Mark H. Rachesky, MD, and Jodi J. Schwartz, and longtime corporate partner Beacon Health Options.


Author And Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff Fêted At Selena Rosa Mexicana

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "I've come to the conclusion that we're here for a reason," Shafiroff says.


Asia Society Presents The Tang Dynasty Ball

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - Guests were feted by the Siong Leng Musical Association, their first performance in the United States.


Leesa Rowland Hosts Animal Ashram's Emerging Artists

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "We've been called the FBI or Navy Seals of Animal Rights," Last Chance for Animal's Founder Chris DeRose.


Eric MacLeish Delivers Poignant Speech During The New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children's Sixth Annual Spring Luncheon

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "Here in New York, private schools do not have to report abuse that takes place internally to law enforcement," said Macleish.


Jean Shafiroff And Katrina Peebles Co-Chair New York City Mission Society's Champion For Children Gala

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "It takes a team to make a difference in the life of even one child," said Katrina Peebles.


Museum Of Arts And Design Presents LOOT: MAD About Jewelry

by Lee Fryd
Within The City - "I look at close to 5,000 artists every year to pick the 50 that I will invite," Bryna Pomp said.


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