Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s A Magical Evening Gala

by Ann Chow · December 1, 2011

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Last night, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation hosted its 21st annual A Magical Evening benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street. Guests included Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Rachel Nichols, Mark Ruffalo, Sunrise Coigney, Melissa Gorga, Joe Gorga, Francine LeFrak, Rick Friedberg, Dave Annable, Jeffrey Costello, Robert Tagliapietra, Jesse Ruben, Eric LeGrand, Alan Brown, and Christopher Thornton.

The event honored longtime supporters, World Golf Hall of Famer Karrie Webb with the Christopher Reeve Spirit of Courage Award and former Reeve Foundation Chairman of the Board of Directors Peter D. Kiernan, III with the Dana Reeve HOPE Award. The star-studded event was kicked off by special guests Alec Baldwin and Meryl Streep, followed by dinner, award presentations and dancing with music by DJ Cassidy.

Proceeds from the event went to the Reeve Foundation, which is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information, and advocacy.

[Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin]

[Rachel Nichols, Melissa Gorga, Joe Gorga]

[Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin]

[Dave Annable]

[Sunrise Coigney, Mark Ruffalo]

[DJ Cassidy, Jeffrey Costello, Robert Tagliapietra, Jesse Ruben]

[Matthew Reeve, Will Reeve, Alexandra Reeve, Alec Baldwin, Dave Annable]

[Peter D. Kiernan III, Karrie Webb]

[Eric LeGrand, Alan Brown]

[Peter D. Kiernan III, Matthew Reeve, Alexandra Reeve, Christopher Thornton, Mark Ruffalo, Karrie Webb, Will Reeve]

[Rick Friedberg, Francine LeFrak]

[Peter D. Kiernan III]

[Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin]

[Alexandra Reeve, Matthew Reeve]

[Eric LeGrand, Alan Brown]