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New York-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital Raises Nearly $2 Million at Annual 'Plates for Pediatrics'

By Gotham Staff | February 13, 2019 | Culture

On January 31, New York-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital hosted their ninth annual Plates for Pediatrics Event at Cipriani 42nd Street.


The benefit was co-hosted by Dr. Laura L. Forese, executive vice president and chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian and Dr. Gerald M. Loughlin, Pediatrician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital, along with honorary co-chairs Michelle and John Antonini.

The collaboration with luxury retailer, Saks Fifth Avenue, was attended by over 550 attendees and raised nearly $2 million for several hospital-based pediatric programs including: Child Life Services, The Pediatric Simulation Center, and Residency Education.

Notable guests included: Dan Benton, Stephanie March, Travis Acquavella, Claire Capello, Natasha de Mallmann, Kate and Andrew Davis, Candice and Brandon Miller, Amory and Sean McAndrew, Bara and Alexander Tisch, Brett and Greg Heyman, Lise Evans, Sana and Todd Clegg, Beth Cayre, Amy and Jim Dieterich, Marcie and Jordan Pantzer, Cristina Alger Wang, and Erica and Joey Samuels. Stephanie Landess served as the evening’s auctioneer.

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