To the Rescue! New York Gala, NYC
Affair: To the Rescue! New York Gala hosted by the Humane Society of the United States

When: Friday, November 13, 2015 @ 6PM

Hot Spot: Cipriani 42nd Street (Awards) & City Winery (After Party), NYC

Deets: Hosted by Ali Wentworth, The Humane Society of the United States presents To the Rescue! New York to benefit and celebrate the organization’s animal rescue efforts. Responsible for saving and rehabilitating thousands of animals each year, The HSUS Animal Rescue Team travels across the country to help animals in need from puppy mills, dog fighting, neglect and natural disasters.

Jennifer and Alan Fournier and family are being honored with this year’s Compassion in Action Award. To the Rescue! New York is chaired by Howard Berk and is supported by HSUS’ Friends of Finn, a committee founded by Amanda Hearst, who also serves as the event co-chair with Georgina Bloomberg and Steve Read.

Guests will enjoy a three-course vegan meal prepared by Candle 79 and Cipriani, a live auction and entertainment by acclaimed Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela.

Sponsored by: Moroccanoil and Hearst Corporation

The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization, rated most effective by our peers. For 60 years, we have celebrated the protection of all animals and confronted all forms of cruelty. They are the nation’s largest provider of hands-on services for animals, caring for more than 100,000 animals each year, and we prevent cruelty to millions more through their advocacy campaigns. Read more about their 60 years of transformational change for animals, and visit them online at

Who You May Spot: Event Chair: Howard Berk; Event Co-Chairs: Amanda Hearst, Georgina Bloomberg, Steve Read; Host: Ali Wentworth, HSUS president Wayne Pacelle; Honorary Host Committee: Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Edie Falco, Jorja Fox, Kesha, Leona Lewis, Bill Maher, Wendie Malick, Kate Mara, Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder; 

Leadership Committee: Roberta Ashkin, Ian Bass, Howard and Wendy Berk, Gale Epstein, Jennifer Faga, Jannie Greenspun Gale, Linda Goddard, Frances Hayward, Cathy Kangas, Stacey and Don Kivowitz, Mary and Peter Max, Patrick McDonnell and Karen O’Connell, Judy Ney, Paige Rense Noland, Christine and Edwin Ordway, Linda Orzeck, Marian Probst, Annie Schulhof, Debra Shore; 

Friends of Finn Committee: Chair, Amanda Hearst, John Bartlett, Fabiola Beracasa, Georgina Bloomberg, Lorenzo Borghese, Katy Brodsky, Thomas Brodsky, Stephanie Riggio Bulger, Tripp Callan, Tony Cummings, Charles Ferri, Lauren Grafer, Henry Harper, Jennifer Jablow, Daisy Johnson, Michael Katz, Kick Kennedy, Samantha Kleier Forbes, Sabrina Kleier Morgenstern, Dylan Lauren, Dalia Oberlander, Kimberly Ovitz, Steve and Sarah Read, Breanna Schultz, Andrew Schweibold, Courtney Stroum Meagher, Katie Sturino, Katrina Szish, Sam Talbot, Kelly Vitko, Wesley Wang and Lauren Weinberg

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