New York Socialites Work Their Magic To Benefit City Harvest

by Chiara Atik · April 23, 2009

[Simone Levinson, Nina Davidson, Heather Mnuchin. All photos by CHANCE YEH for PMc] Wednesday evening, celebrities and New York socialites gathered at Cipriani's on 42nd street for "An Evening of Practical Magic", a gala benefiting City Harvest. David Arquette hosted the event, which included silent and live auctions, an awards presentation, dinner, and special performance by Rob Thomas and Marc Shaiman. Among the attendees were Rachael Ray, Kelly Bensimon, Chrishelle Strause, Shoshanna Gruss, Miss USA Kristen Dalton, and Mark Gilbertson. 100% of the proceeds go directly to City Harvest in their ongoing effort to end hunger in communities throughout New York City.

Rachael Ray                                      Simone Levinson, David Levinson

Sandra Ripert, Eric Ripert                 Kelly Bensimon

City Harvest Awards recipients

Kristen Dalton, Crishell Stause         David Arquette

Marisol Thomas, Rob Thomas        Shoshanna Gruss

Christine Quinn

Tracy Nieporent                      Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Mark Gilbertson