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.
Deb Gordon spotlighted New York Tartan Week with her guest Brigadier David Allfrey, the Artistic Director of Scotland’s esteemed Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which is comprised of military band members and performers from all over the world. Each year, the Tattoo donates funds to charitable arts and service benevolent organizations.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Margaret G. Dowd, Executive Director of The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, which is an organization that leads the nation in providing direct patient services, education, and public awareness regarding lupus.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Juan Brea, Chief Operating Officer at HealthCorps®, which is a health movement co-founded by heart surgeon and TV personality, Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa that serves as a Peace Corps for health to fight obesity and mental resilience by educating students and communities to take charge of their health.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Beth Shapiro, Executive Director of Citymeals-on-Wheels, which is an organization committed to ensuring that homebound elderly New Yorkers never go a day without food or human company.