Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research has announced that pop rock sensation OneRepublic and the legendary Patti LaBelle will perform at Angel Ball 2015 on Monday, October 19, 2015, at Cipriani Wall Street.
OneRepublic will make its Angel Ball debut, while LaBelle – a longtime supporter of the Foundation – will return to the Angel Ball stage for the first time since her last performance at the annual gala in 2011. Proceeds from evening benefit blood cancer research.
As previously announced, Angel Ball 2015 will honor the work of Heidi Klum; Amy and Brian France, Chairman and CEO of NASCAR, Founders, The Luke and Meadow Foundation; Mary Kitchen and Jon Orszag, Co-Founder of Compass Lexecon, Co-Directors of The Orszag Foundation. The Angel Ball honors individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research and boasts attendees in the fields of business, philanthropy, and society alike for this annual celebration of life, music and the quest for a cure.
Alicia Quarles, Entertainment Correspondent seen on E!, The Today Show & MSNBC, will emcee this year’s black-tie benefit, which is hosted by Grammy-nominated songwriter Denise Rich and her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstock and Ilona Rich Schachter. The Angel Ball stands out as one of the highlights of the New York social season and features a cocktail reception, dinner, surprise musical guests along with a luxury live auction and online auction hosted by Charitybuzz.com.
Nick Cannon will present the honor to Heidi Klum; Jeff Gordon will present to Amy and Brian France; and James Carville will present to Kitchen and Orzag. Additional expected guests include Karolina Kurkova, Archie Drury, Sam Moore, Simon de Pury, Star Jones and Angel Ambassadors Selenis Leyva and Ethan Zohn.
Board Member and celebrity jeweler Lorraine Schwartz will serve as this year’s Gala Chair as well as a sponsor. Other sponsors include Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, Porsche Cars North America and United Airlines.
Individual tickets start at $1,500 and tables start at $15,000. For ticket information, please contact Tracey Doolin at Inez Weinstein Special Events at (212) 254-6677 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are also available for purchase through the Foundation’s secure online site.