Food Bank For New York City's Can Do Awards Dinner, presented by Bank of America is set to take place on April 19, 2017, at Cipriani Wall Street.

This star-studded Awards gala is instrumental in helping to provide support for the 1.5 million New Yorkers who rely on Food Bank’s programs and services. Since its inception, the Can Do Awards have raised more than $16 million dollars, helping to provide 80 million free meals for New Yorkers in need. Every dollar donated to Food Bank helps provide five meals.

The evening features a live auction and special music performance. The Event Chairs are Scott R. Feldman and Jodisue Rosen; Honorary Chairs are Mario Batali and Susan Cahn. Silent Auction Chairs are Christina Grdovic and Phillip Baltz.

Expected to attend the event are Mario Batali, Jon Bon Jovi & Dorothea Hurley, Michael J. Fox & Tracy Pollan, Michael Symon, Rachael Ray & John Cucimano, Carla Hall, Daphne Oz, Ted Allen & Barry Rice, John Slattery, Talia Balsam, Michael Stipe, Lidia Bastianich, Katie Lee, Sharon “La Loca” Montero, Marc Murphy, Cesare Casella, Honorees: Lauren Bush Lauren (Founder & CEO, FEED); Tanya Fields (Executive Director, The Blk Project); Sultana Ocasio, (Executive Director, Muslim Women’s Institute for Research & Development); Margarette Purvis (President and CEO, Food Bank For New York City) and others…

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