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  • Mandarin Oriental New York 80 Columbus Circle New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Deets: The Solving Kids’ Cancer Spring Celebration will celebrate the renewal of spring and children everywhere.  The annual benefit is Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) largest fundraiser of the year. Last year the gala successfully raised more than $700,000, with the generosity of supporters. Since SKC was founded in 2007, the organization has funded and managed 34 scientific projects specifically targeted at developing new treatment options for kids with pediatric cancers.

Actor Noah Schnapp best known for portraying Will Byers in the Netflix series Stranger Things will present the evening’s Gold Star Awards to SKC’s 12 young cancer fighters. The evening will feature   performances by Madison Elizabeth Legares who has appeared on Broadway in School of Rock and as Little Gloria Estefan in On Your Feet.  Gus Ross & Luke Eisner of Los Angeles based pop/rock band Voilá will make a special performance. 

About Solving Kids’ Cancer
Founded in 2007 by 2 fathers who lost their children to cancer, Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to significantly improving survivorship of the deadliest childhood cancers by finding, funding, and advocating for breakthrough treatment options.  Headquartered in New York City, SKC’s impact is now worldwide with clinical trials launched across the US and throughout Europe.  Over the last decade, SKC has funded 34 scientific projects specifically targeted at developing new treatment options for kids.  SKC – independent of any single researcher, institution, or consortium – objectively invests in only the most impactful research projects.

Who You May Spot: 

Hosts: Tina Bech Lipman, Monica Byrne, Andrea Greeven Douzet, Frederique van der Wal

Guests: Frederick Anderson, Sophie Beem, Kelly Bensimon, Liliana Cavendish, Lee Clower, Cristina Cuomo, Stephen Ferber, Chris & Peggy Good, Carolina Herrera, Angelina Jolin, Gabby Karan DeFelice, Alexandra Lind Rose, Duff Lambros, Josh Lucas, Alex & Keytt Lundqvist, Christine & Richard Mack, Camilla Olsson, Jonny Rios, Christiane Seidel, Karine Schnapp, Jill Stuart, Derek Warburton

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available for purchase.

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