Join Us for Our Annual Gala

Save the Date

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
Pier 61, New York City

6:30pm
Cocktail Hour and Tombola Raffle

7:30pm
Dinner

Denim and diamonds dress—cocktail attire, jeans, jewels and everything in between!

   

Gala Honorees

Honorees

halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld

Recipients of The Laurie M. Tisch Award

The Laurie M. Tisch Award is presented to an individual or family who exemplify our founding Board Member’s civic spirit, visionary leadership and philanthropic commitment to positive social change. halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld, owners of the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, receive this award in recognition of their unwavering support for the Museum, their deep commitment to the arts, creativity and diversity, and in honor of halley’s decade-long service as the Museum’s Board Chair.

ToyAssociationGeniusofPlay

The Toy Association™ and The Genius of Play™

Recipients of the Corporate Leadership Award

The Corporate Leadership Award is presented to entities demonstrating philanthropic leadership and dedication to the arts, children, health and education. The Toy Association™ and The Genius of Play™ receive this award for their commitment to raising awareness of the vital role of play in child development. The Toy Association and the Children’s Museum also celebrate the 10th anniversary of PlayHelps. This partnership launched programming designed to help children express their emotions through play in response to the ravages of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. PlayHelps programming has subsequently been adapted by Louisiana Children’s Museum and continues today.

Ticket & Table Packages

Tickets&Tables

UNDERWRITER TABLE at $100,000
Includes one premium table of ten; opportunity to present award to honoree; logo on video screen; recognition from podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

DIAMOND TABLE at $50,000
Includes one premium table of ten; logo on video screen; recognition from the podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

GOLD TABLE at $25,000
Includes one preferred table of ten; logo on video screen; recognition from the podium; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

SILVER TABLE at $12,500
Includes one priority table of ten; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); prominent listing in the invitation* and at the event**

BRONZE TICKET(S) at $2,500
Includes preferred dinner seating; VIP early entry including tombola access (6:00pm); and listing in the invitation* and at the event**

DENIM TICKET(S) at $1,000 (limited)
Includes dinner seating and listing at the event**

MAKE A CONTRIBUTION     
Make a special, tax-deductible contribution in support of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s Annual Gala.

 

*Deadline for invitation listing is 8/25/2017
**Deadline for event listing is 10/13/2017

Contributions are tax-deductible with the exception of $230 per ticket (Tax ID# 13-2761376).

For more information contact the Gala Office at (212) 249 6188 or gala@cmom.org.

Tombola

Tombola

Tombola is the Children’s Museum’s signature raffle of over 200 wondrous prizes. It takes place during the Gala’s cocktail hour and every entry is a guaranteed winner. Participants enjoy mingling with other guests to trade and show off their winnings. Arrive early before raffle chances are sold out.

Past prizes have included concert tickets, golf outings, vacation packages, family adventures, food and dining experiences, fashion and accessories, spa services, gym memberships, sports tickets and even private tours!

Consider donating a prize today. You’ll be supporting the Children’s Museum’s art-based programming at the Museum and at homeless and domestic violence shelters, hospitals, schools and libraries. As a Tombola donor, in addition to a receipt acknowledging your 100% tax-deductible donation and our heartfelt thanks, you or your organization will receive the following recognition:

  • Acknowledgement on screen at the event
  • Acknowledgement on the Children’s Museum website

Gala Donors & Committee

Thank you

GALA DONORS


Diamond Sponsors

halley k harrisburg* & Michael Rosenfeld  •  Miyoung E. Lee* & Neil Simpkins


Gold Sponsors

Renée Edelman*  •  Stephen Meringoff & Kim Charlton


Silver Sponsors

Ariel Property Advisors  •  Shannon Bauer Aronson* & Elliott Aronson
BDO USA, LLP  •  Mimi & Michael* Boublik
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP  •  Learning Resources, Inc.
Tasneem & Mohsin* Meghji  •  New York Land Services, Inc.
Nickelodeon  •  Scholastic Inc.  •  Gillian Hearst Simonds & Christian Simonds
Mary St. Martin & Matthew Messinger*
The Toy Association™ & The Genius of Play™
Liselotte & Robin Vince  •  Colleen Weis & Martin Laiks*


Bronze Sponsors

Ellen & Andrew Celli  •  Jennifer & Reuben Daniels
Elizabeth & Ian John  •  Steven Pincus  •  Marcia Warner*


Denim Sponsors

John Axelrod  •  Colliers International  •  Irene & Richard Frary
Julie & Dan Morris  •  Richard Pinner  •  Adam Sheffer

As of August 16, 2017


GALA COMMITTEE

LaMae Allen de Jongh*  •  Judith Hannan*  •  Miyoung E. Lee*  •  Laurie M. Tisch*
Co-Chairs

John Axelrod  •  Miriam & Michael* Boublik
Joan H. & David E. Bright  •  Jennifer Caveza
Ellen Unterberg Celli & Andrew Celli  •  Jennifer & Reuben Daniels
Beth Rudin DeWoody  •  Renée Edelman*  •  Jeffrey Feinman
Wayne Fingerman  •  Madeleine & Jeffrey Grant  •  Susan K. Hamill
Jennifer Heller Wold  •  Elizabeth & Ian John  •  Jill & Myron* Kaplan
Richard & Camila Lippe  •  Kate & Carl Lobell
Stephen Meringoff & Kim Charlton  •  Brian Mathis
Michele Balfour Nathoo & Raffiq Nathoo  •  Andrew Nelson
Jennifer & Mark Pearlman  •  Steven Pincus  •  John Rhea
Elizabeth Sarnoff & Andrew Cohen  •  Geeta Sharma & Rajeev Narang*
Adam Sheffer  •  Marcia Warner*  •  Jennifer & Steven Warner
Nadine & Rick Woldenberg  •  Liselotte & Robin Vince

As of August 9, 2017

* Member of the CMOM Board of Directors

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Gala Office • 411 East 83rd Street, Suite 3F, New York, NY 10028 • 212-249-6188 • gala@cmom.org

If you are interested in joining the event committee or sponsoring this event, please contact Associate Director of Individual Giving Melissa DeCesare at mdecesare@cmom.org, or 212-721-1223 x235.