NEW YORK, NY — April
20, 2017 — The New York Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Children (The
NYSPCC) hosted its Sixth Annual Spring Luncheon
yesterday at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan as part of its
efforts to raise awareness surrounding National Child Abuse
The fundraising event was packed with VIP guests,
including Brooke Shields, new ACS Commissioner David Hansell,
Dori Cooperman, Diandra Douglas, Jean Shafiroff, model
Frederique van der Wal, Michael Gross, actor Tom Pelphrey,
and Wendy Neuss.
NYSPCC hosts its Spring Luncheon every year to raise funds for
Trauma Recovery and
Safe Touches programs
which help in the prevention and treatment of child abuse.
the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
The New York Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is the first -- and one of the most
highly respected -- child protective agencies in the world.
Founded in 1875, the NYSPCC helps the most vulnerable children
of our community recover from trauma. And, more importantly, it
helps prevent child abuse through its work with parents,
teachers, children and foster care agencies. More than a century
since its founding, The NYSPCC’s amazing work is used as a model
for child abuse prevention centers across the nation. The NYPSCC
has investigated more than 650,000 cases on behalf of over two
million children and has educated over 47,000 professionals
working with children on child abuse and neglect issues.