God’s Love We Deliver, the New York area’s leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses, held its 13th Annual Midsummer Night Drinks benefit in Watermill last weekend. The event was hosted by Vince and Louise Camuto at Villa Maria, their sprawling estate overlooking the Mecox Bay, which is featured in the July issue of Architectural Digest.
Deb Gordon spotlighted the New York Brain Tumor Walk with Emily Morrison, a brain tumor survivor and the Walk’s top fundraiser; and Laura Loro, Special Events Director at the National Brain Tumor Society.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Antonia Clemente, Founder and Executive Director of The Healing Center which helps women and their children who are victims of family violence, serves to address their spiritual and social needs to help them begin the process of healing and restoring hope in their lives.
GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students and seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.
Deb Gordon’s spotlighted Melanoma Awareness Month with guest Louise Perkins, Chief Science Officer at the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA). MRA was founded in 2007 and is the largest private funder of melanoma research.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Sara Griffen, President of The Olana Partnership, the non-profit support arm of the Olana State Historic Site, which was created by prominent painter, Frederic E. Church and served as his family home and studio in the 19th century.
Deb Gordon’s guests were Laurie Sherman Graff, Executive Director of Heart Gallery NYC and Wallace Seay, Director of Family Foster Care Operations at The Catholic Guardian Society, to spotlight a unique exhibit happening at the Children’s Museum of the Arts during the month of May to commemorate National Foster Care Month.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Katharina Harf, who co-founded Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, along with her father, after her mother died from leukemia in 1991.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Pamela Lippe, President and Executive Director of Earth Day New York, which is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes environmental awareness and solutions through partnerships with schools, community organizations, businesses, and government entities; and also serves to educate policymakers through conferences and publications.
Multiple Sclerosis or MS has been in the news lately after actress Annette Funicello succumbed to complications from the disease, and Deb Gordon’s guest was Liz Samurovich, spokesperson for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s New York City – Southern NY Chapter.