Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff Hosts
Luncheon in Honor
of Stacey Leuilette’s Woman of the Year
for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Philanthropist, author and TV host Jean
Shafiroff, and Christine Schott
Ledes, hosted a luncheon in honor of Stacey Leuilette at
Le Bilboquet, in Palm Beach, Florida. The luncheon was held
in recognition and to celebrate Stacey Leuilette’s
nomination for Woman of the Year Award for the Leukemia
& Lymphoma Society of Palm Beach County. To donate to
the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Palm beach, and help
Stacey achieve her goal of raising funds for cancer
research, go to donate.lls.org.
Those in attendance included Jean
Shafiroff, Stacey Leuilette, Christine Schott Ledes, Whitney
Schott, Kim Dryer, Lisa Kerkorian, Anka Palitz, Meg
McCartney, Sharon Bush, Kim Heirston, Kim Charlton, Lily
Holt Dillon, Taylor Materio, Holly Holden, Christine
Pressman, and Melinda Rockwell.
About Jean Shafiroff:
Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropist,
humanitarian, TV host, writer, and the author of the book "Successful
Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give". Jean
is often referred to as "the first lady of philanthropy" by
the press because of her generosity and extensive work as a
volunteer fundraiser and leader in the philanthropic world.
She serves on the boards of many charitable organizations
and each year chairs upwards of eight different charity
galas. Among the many causes she champions are those
involved in women’s rights, rights of the underserved,
health care, and animal welfare.
Jean serves on the boards of the American
Humane, Southampton Hospital Association, NYC Mission
Society, French Heritage Society, Couture Council of the
Museum at FIT, Global Strays, and Southampton Animal Shelter
Foundation Honorary Board. A Catholic, she served on the
board of the Jewish Board for 28 years and now is one of
their honorary trustees.
In addition, Jean is an ambassador for
American Humane and is the national spokesperson for the
organization’s “Feed the Hungry” Covid-19 program, an
initiative designed to provide food for 1,000,000 shelter
animals. Jean is the ambassador of the Southampton Animal
Shelter Foundation and a key donor and volunteer fundraiser
for their work. She is a New York Women's Foundation Board
Alumna who remains very active with the Foundation and with
women's issues in general.
For her philanthropy Jean has been honored
many times by groups including the Stony Brook Southampton
Hospital, American Heart Association, American Cancer
Society, New York City Mission Society, Southampton Animal
Shelter, Surgeons of Hope, Al Sharpton's National Action
Network, the Ellen Hermanson Foundation, Pet Philanthropy
Circle, Animal Zone International, Youth Counselling League,
the NYC International Film Festival Foundation, the Jewish
Board, and the Hadassah. In December 2020 Dan's Paper named
her Philanthropist of the Year at their Long Island Power
Women's Award Ceremony.
Jean is the producer and host of the
television show "Successful Philanthropy" which airs
six times weekly through LTV studios in East Hampton, NY, as
well as in New York City on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN):
Spectrum Channel 34 and 1995, Verizon/FiOS Channel 33, and
RCN Channel 82. The show will open in additional markets in
2021. On her TV program Jean interviews an eclectic mix of
leaders in the world of philanthropy as well as actors,
artists, business and civic leaders, and even a U.S.
For more information about Jean Shafiroff,
please visit: jeanshafiroffofficial.com.
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