23rd Annual Heart And Soul Gala Auction

by Daniel Reynolds · January 18, 2012

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Last night, Heart & Soul presented their Forrest Church Award to Dr. Paul Farmer at their 23rd Annual Gala Auction, a celebration and fundraiser for the charitable fund's support of the homeless and underprivileged.

Glasses and auction cards were raised as guests bid on a fabulous selection of luxury items and vacation packages.  The award, whose past recipients include Bill Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg, honors a singular individuals who “demonstrates a capacity for moral courage and selflessness while working towards the betterment of our world.” Dr. Farmer, a physician and medical anthropologist, is the founding director of Partners in Health, an organization that provides health care to victims of poverty worldwide.

[Dr. Paul Farmer, center]

[Dr. Paul Farmer, right]