Chynna Phillips With Carnie Wilson And Wendy Wilson

Howard Stern With Amy Schumer And Beth Stern

North Shore Animal League America, the world"s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, held its annual Celebrity Gala recently at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. 

The evening included a wonderful group of attendees from all sectors of New York"s animal-loving community. Comedian Lisa Lampanelli served as host for the evening, and Emmy-award winner Amy Schumer took the stage for a special performance.

Beth Stern With Lisa Lampanelli

Jodi Applegate
Singers Wilson Phillips completed the evening with a mini concert. Among the 'bold face names' to stride our red carpet, Celebrity Cook, TV Host and Published Author, Rachael Ray; Raquel Castro of 'Empire;' David Castro of 'Shadow Hunters;' New York Yankees play-by-play TV announcer and ESPN radio host Michael Kay; Michael"s wife, broadcast journalist Jodi Applegate; Director, Producer, ABC Channel"s 'All My Children' Star, Ricky Goldin; President & CEO of The Hallmark Channel, Bill Abbott; Published Author and TV Personality, Carole Radziwill; President and CEO of Forbes Family Trust, LLC, Keith Bloomfield; Professional Equestrian and philanthropist, Georgina Bloomberg; WPIX-11 weather anchor Linda Church; TV producer, entertainer and comedian, Brian Balthazar; WPIX Evening News Anchor Tamsen Fadal; and well-known actress Floriana Lima to name a few. 

 The Gala supports North Shore Animal League America"s ever-expanding no-kill mission with all proceeds from the event dedicated to Bianca"s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center. This 14,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will enable Animal League America to rescue many more animals by adding a second floor to the existing shelter that will host a cage-free, natural living environment for felines. In addition, this expansion to our shelter will open up space on the first floor to increase the number of dogs we take in and enrich their lives. Overall, this project will enable us to provide the best quality of life for all the animals in our care while they await adoption into loving homes.