Last night, The Tenth Annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball was held at Cipriani Wall Street to celebrate UNICEF’s work to put children first. The evening also honored two philanthropists for their commitments to saving and improving lives: National Board Member Hilary Gumbel received the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award and philanthropist Tom Freston received the Spirit of Compassion Award. The evening was emceed by Bryant Gumbel and featured a custom menu created by UNICEF Ambassador Marcus Samuelsson, along with chefs Alex Guarnaschelli and Scott Conant. The decor was created by HGTV star and UNICEF Ambassador Vern Yip. At the event, Hugh Hildesley of Sotheby’s hosted the live auction. For a look inside the UNICEF Ball, click through our slideshow.
Who was there: Guests included Hilary Gumbel, Tom Freston, Bryant Gumbel, Vern Yip, Marcus, Samuelsson, Hugh Hildesley, Caryl Stern, Jill Scott, Nico & Vinz, Mike Backes, Sam Dowling, Corey Greenan, Brad Greer, Gabe Violett, Tim Young, David Zaslav, Luca Dotti, Tea Leoni, Sherrie Westin, Moll Anderson, Gillian Miniter, Pamela Fiori, Lubov Azria, Pamela Baxter, Prabal Gurung, Derek Lam, Jan-Hendrik Schlottmann, Michelle Smith, Nigel & Crissy Barker, Katrina Bowden, Katie Couric, Heather Graham, Angie Harmon, Gayle King, Ben McKenzie, Narciso Rodriguez, Gail Simmons, David Ushery, Brooke Burke Charvet & David Charvet, Matt & Annette Lauer, Dikembe & Rose Mutombo, Kelly Ripa & Mark Conseulos, Mark & Leigh Teixeira, Jeff & Caryn Zucker, Charlie Anderson, John Button, Randy Delay, Neil Grossman, Brad Gumbel, Gillian Hearst Simonds & Christian Simonds, Deborah & Peter Lamm, Will & Jillian Robins, Sylvester Miniter, Lisa Plepler, Erica Reid, David Westin, and Paul Andrew.
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