Cristian Rivera Foundation Announces Fifth Annual Celebrity Gala


Mark your calendars: the Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala is officially scheduled for Monday September 30. The gala will once again be a star-studded affair held at the Copacabana Supper Club and Event Space in the heart of Times Square. Guests will enjoy dinner prepared by Celebrity Chef Alex Garcia and a cocktail hour on the Copacabana’s beautiful indoor/outdoor roof deck. We will also once again offer our exciting live and silent auctions with a selection one-of-a-kind experiences and memorabilia. All proceeds from auction sales and ticket sales will directly benefit the research of Dr. Oren Becher of Duke University and Dr. Mark Souweidane of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College as they work tirelessly to find a cure for DIPG.
More details will be released soon, including how you can purchase tickets so be sure to check this website often, as well as follow us on Twitter @tweetCRF and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cristianriverafoundation to stay on top of all the latest news and updates.

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