On Tuesday, October 15, Surgeons of Hope (SoH)
will be holding their 7th Annual Charity Galaat
the prestigious JW Marriott Essex House,
where they will honor
star of Narcos: Mexico and Star Wars: Rogue One,
Mexican heart throb and Surgeons of Hope Heart
Ambassador, and Publicis Groupe Supervisory Board
Chairman Maurice Lévy.
The evening, chaired by Jean Shafiroff,
includes cocktails, a coveted auction collection, a
three-course meal of contemporary French cuisine with
exquisite wine pairings at the iconic Essex House
overlooking Central Park, and exciting entertainment from
Latin dance group Baila Conmigo.
The event will showcase SoH’s lifesaving work
with babies and children in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and
Paraguay and celebrate the efforts of these two
extraordinary philanthropists. The evening will culminate
with an electrifying performance by Baila Conmigo –
the high-energy Latin dance group that recently toured with
The gala will be raising proceed to finance
Surgeons of Hope’s work and mission, “To create a world in
which every infant and child with a damaged heart has an
equal opportunity to receive life-saving surgery.”
Philanthropist and Author of Successful Philanthropy: How to
Make a Life by What You Give, chairs this year’s Gala which
is a wonderful opportunity for the community, supporters and
friends to help provide lifesaving heart surgeries for
babies and children, regardless of where they call home.
Jean Shafiroff’s commitment to SoH’s lifesaving work has
been integral to the organization’s success in recent years.
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