New York – On Monday night, Denise Rich and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation hosted the star studded annual Angel Ballat Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The event which featuredperformances by Natalie Cole and Smokey Robinson, Nelly and DJ Cassidy raised $3.7 million.
Celebrities that turned out to support the cause included Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Gerard Butler, Nelly, David Arquette, Robert Buckley, Solange Knowles, Jane Seymour & James Keach, Bar Rafaeli, Ashanti, Estelle, Eva Cavalli, Nile Rogers, Wendy Williams, Irina Shayk, Jessica Stam, Lorraine Schwartz, Joan Collins, Clive Davis, Russell Simmons, Erin Heatherton, Star Jones, Ivana Trump, Shontelle, Tiki Barber, Simon de Pury, Stephen Baldwin, Alexis Welch, Kimberly Chandler, Domingo Zapata, Donny Deutsch, Sonja Morgan, Jonathan Cheban, Jena Sims, Mohammed Al Turki, Prince Fahad Al Saud,Tamara Ecclestone, Liz Gaspari, Sam Englebardt, Dr. Stephen D. Nimer (Director Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami & Chairman of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research), Devorah Rose,Simon Huck, Stephanie Pratt, Suleika Jaouad,and many others
The Angel Ball is a black-tie benefit, hosted by Grammy-nominated song writer Denise Rich and her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstock and Ilona Rich Schachter, which feature a cocktail reception, dinner, show and both live and online auctions. This year’s gala honored three individuals for their outstanding philanthropic contributions to cancer research: Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, Trustee of The Charles Evans Foundation and Lester and Sue Smith, Founders of The Lester & Sue Smith Foundation.