Denise Rich and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation hosted the 2014 Angel Ball Launch Party at TAO Downtown in New York last night. The cocktail party serves as the exclusive VIP kick-off event in anticipation of the Foundation’s signature annual gala, the Angel Ball. Guests included 2014 Angel Ball Gala Chair Lorraine Schwartz, Star Jones, Ivana Trump, Ethan Zohn and many more. This year’s generous donors included TAO Downtown, Haute Living magazine, Jose Cuervo, Reyka Vodka, Forever Young wine, Voss Water, Champagne Taittinger, Notorious Pink and Passion XO.
The 2014 Angel Ball will be held on October 20, 2014, at Cipriani Wall Street. The evening stands out as one of the highlights of the New York social season and features a cocktail reception, dinner, show and both live and online auctions. This star-studded event will feature a musical performance by honoree Nile Rodgers and his band Chic and several additional musical “surprises.” The Angel Ball honors individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research and boasts attendees in the fields of business, philanthropy, and society alike for this annual celebration of life, music and the quest for a cure. For more information about the Angel Ball and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, please visit www.gabriellesangels.org.