Tischs Donate $20 Million to NY Library

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The New York Public Library has received a $20 million gift from Library Trustee James Tisch and his wife Dr. Merryl Tisch. The donation will transform education programming across the NY Public Library network and establish a chief of education. Dr. Merryl Tisch is a former Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents. The $20 …

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Columbia Medical Campus to Receive Irving Name

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NEW YORK — Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian announced that their shared medical campus in Washington Heights will be named for donors Herbert and Florence Irving. The Irvings have donated more than $300 million to the school and the campus will now be called Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. …

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Ronald McDonald House Awards $99,000 in NY Area Grants

ISELIN, NJ — Ronald McDonald House Charities for the New York Tri-State Area has announced the June 2016 community grant recipients. In addition to its generous support of five Ronald McDonald Houses, which are “homes away from home” for the families of seriously ill, hospitalized children, RMHC NYTSA offers community grants to support a variety of …

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Carnegie Hall Receives $25 Million Gift

NEW YORK — Carnegie Hall has received a gift of $25 million from Len Blavatnik and the Blavatnik Family Foundation. In honor of the gift, the Hall’s first-level seating tier in its historic main auditorium will be named the Blavatnik Family First Tier from the start of its 2016–2017 season. A Carnegie Hall trustee since …

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AT&T Donates $250,000 to YMCA Scholars Program

NEW YORK — New York City’s YMCA joined AT&T last Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for a home plate ceremony to announce a $250,000 contribution from AT&T in support of its Y Scholars program. Y Scholars is a college access and success initiative that provides comprehensive college readiness services to disadvantaged students in …

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NYU Langone Receives $10 Million Gift

NYU Langone Medical Center held its 25th annual KiDS of NYU Langone Springfling Gala earlier this week at The Plaza Hotel. This year’s event was emceed by Master of Ceremonies Hoda Kotb, co-host of NBC News’ “TODAY” show, and honored Catherine S. Manno, MD, and her husband Bruno V. Manno Jr., MD. Dr. Catherine Manno addressed …

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CancerCare Gala Raises $1 Million

NEW YORK — CancerCare, the leading national nonprofit organization providing free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, raised $1,000,000 at its annual Gala, which took place yesterday at Cipriani 42ndStreet. More than 500 members of New York City’s philanthropic, fashion and health care communities attended the event, and honored the contributors who make it …

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NYU Casino Night Raises $860,000 for Kids

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Adults in Toyland Casino Night raised $860,000 to support programs at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and the Department of Pediatrics at NYU Langone’s Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital. Held last Thursday evening at The Plaza Hotel, NBC’s Jeff Rossen served as the night’s emcee. The event, hosted …

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