The black-tie benefit hosted by Grammy-nominated songwriter Denise Richand her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstockand Ilona Rich Schachter, is an evening to honor the memory of Gabrielle Rich Aouadand benefits Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, which funds the best and brightest early career scientists whose research focuses on finding less toxic treatments for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other related blood cancers.
Queer Eyehost Karamo Brown emceed the evening, which featured an unforgettable line-up of performances – including an acoustic set by Ashlee Simpson-Rossand Evan Ross; Grammy nominated artist, Julia Michaelswho performed her hits Issues and Heaven. At the end of the night, guests took the dance floor for performances by Daryl “DMC” McDaniels and the legendary Morris Day and The Timeperformed. They then danced the night away to DJ KISS.
Sponsors for the event include celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz,Porsche Cars North America, ALECIA, Casa Noble Tequilaand Pomp & Whimsy. Event décor was provided byBirch Event Designs.
Honoring those who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions
The signature fundraising event of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, the Angel Ball stands out as one of the highlights of the New York social season. This star-studded event, known for the amazing live entertainment and celebrity participants, honors those outstanding individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research.
The Angel Ball boasts an audience of nearly 1000 high-net-worth supporters, celebrities, influencers, executives and philanthropists at this annual celebration of life, music, and our quest for a cure.
92 cents of every dollar raised supports cancer research
Our gala garners worldwide media coverage in such outlets as The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Vogue, InStyle, WWD, People and more. Watch our sizzle reel below to see who’s attending this annual gathering.
On average, 92 cents of every dollar raised at the Angel Ball supports the nation’s leading cancer research scientists whose work focuses on finding less toxic treatments for those living with leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers.