Attendees Enjoyed Night of Fashion and Chance to Raise Money and Make a
NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilda's Club Worldwide, a non-profit organization providing support for those living with cancer, and DKNY made history last week at their Third Annual Young Leadership Council Benefit by raising over $115,000.
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The event, held on Thursday, September 27, took place at the flagship DKNY store on Madison Avenue. Over 600 attendees came to support Gilda's Club Worldwide, including celebrities Tinsley Mortimer, "Gossip Girl" stars Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick, New York Rangers' Brendan Shanahan, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Lily Rabe, and singer/songwriter Matt White.
The event raised funds to support Gilda's Club Worldwide through the charity's Young Leadership Council (YLC), a group of young professionals committed to making a positive impact in the lives of people touched by cancer through organizing awareness building and philanthropic initiatives benefiting the work of Gilda's Club Worldwide.
YLC Chair members Bill Bermont and Allison Silver addressed the crowd saying, "It has been a wonderful opportunity to partner with DKNY for a third year in a row. Working together for this event truly provides us the platform to spread the message of cancer support to the next generation."
About Gilda's Club Worldwide
Gilda's Club Worldwide is dedicated to ensuring that the millions of
men, women, and children living with cancer receive free of charge the
social and emotional support that is a fundamental component of cancer
care. Gilda's Club is recognized for the quality of its program and its
unique emphasis on children and families. At Gilda's Club, people learn
that it is possible to live their lives with cance
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