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Thursday, May 03, 2018

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF CO CHAIR JEWISH BOARD

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The Jewish Board Of Family And Children’s Services 2018 Spring Gala Honors Alice Tisch And Stephanie Bernheim
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Jean Shafiroff


Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff



New York, NY - At its 29th annual spring gala, the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (The Jewish Board) honored Alice Tisch, outgoing president, and Stephanie Bernheim, long-standing Trustee of the organization. The event, which took place on Thursday, April 26 at the Plaza Hotel, attracted more than 350 guests and raised $1.5 million for the programs of The Jewish Board, which serves more than 45,000 New Yorkers of all faiths, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds each year.

Alice Tisch And Jonathan Tisch


Ann Tisch And Alice Tisch




“We’re tremendously grateful for the tireless efforts of Alice Tisch and Stephanie Bernheim on behalf of The Jewish Board,” said David Rivel, CEO of The Jewish Board. “Both Alice and Stephanie have been passionate promoters of access to quality mental and behavioral health services, and we look forward to their work for many years to come.”



John A. Herrmann, Jr. and Jenny Lyss presented the honorees with their awards.



Alice Tisch received the Saul Cohen Leadership Award for both her tenure as President of the Board of Trustees of The Jewish Board and fifteen years as a board member. She has dedicated her professional life to philanthropy and service in the arts, health and social services, and education. She also serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Museum of Modern Art where she also chairs of the museum's Acquisitions Department of Architecture & Design; She serves as trustee of the NYU Langone Health, and has led their pediatrics initiative, KiDS of NYU, for over twenty years.

Jean Shafiroff With Stephanie Bernheim



Jean Shafiroff With Natalie Ross And Flo Anthony



Stephanie Bernheim received the Madeleine Borg Lifetime Service Award, for her service as a trustee for the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services for almost twenty years. She is a member of the agency’s Executive Committee, the trustee representative on the monthly Incident Review Committee, and a member of the Corporate Compliance, Government Relations and Adult Residential committees. An artist, Ms. Bernheim’s work has been exhibited and collected in galleries and museums including P.S.1 Museum in Long Island City, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum, The Milwaukee Art Museum, The Princeton Museum, and A.I.R. Gallery, where she founded the A.I.R. Fellowship Program for emerging and underrepresented women artists.

Sheri Gellman With Lisa Wilks And Erica Tishman



Linda Mirels With Jeff Schoenfeld And John A. Hermann Jr.



The Saul Cohen Leadership award is named for a former president of The Jewish Board. Better known as Bud Cohen, his vision and dynamism led to the merger of the Jewish Board of Guardians with Jewish Family Service, creating the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services.



The Madeleine Borg Lifetime Service Award is named for Madeleine Borg, a lifelong advocate for children and for greater access to mental health services. From 1942 to 1952 Ms. Borg served as President of what became The Jewish Board. She was an early organizer and leader of the Jewish Federation and the founder of America’s Big Sister movement.


Benefit Chairs


Jean and Martin Shafiroff

Rachel and Charles Bernheim

Leslie May Blauner and Andrew Blauner

Bloomberg Philanthropies

ChemRx

Cindy and David Edelson

Michael A. Epstein

Carol and Steven Fasman

Harriet Gruber

John A Herrmann, Jr.

Shelley Holm and Dr. Paul Hammerschlag

Karen and Jay Kasner

Lynn Korda Kroll

Lesley and Norman Leben

Fran and Jack Levy

Laurie Lindenbaum and Bob Horne

Jennifer and Marc Lipschultz

Jenny and Greg Lyss

Sally and Anthony Mann

Lori and David Moore

Kate and Brad Peck

Becky Diamond and Jamie Stecher

Emily and Steven Steinman

Amy Stursberg

Thomas Tisch

Jean and Ray Troubh

Dr. Ralph Wharton


About The Jewish Board:



For more than 140 years, the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (The Jewish Board) has been helping New Yorkers realize their potential and live as independently as possible. We promote resilience and recovery by addressing all aspects of an individual’s life, including mental and physical health, family, employment and education. Across the five boroughs and in Westchester, we serve more than 43,000 New Yorkers from all religious, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds each year. For more information, please visit www.Jewishboard.org.


Jean And Martin Shafiroff Photos Courtesy Of: Rose Billings


Photos Courtesy Of: Jewish Board / "Laura Massa, Laura Massa / Michael Priest Photography 2018"

Saturday, April 28, 2018

JEAN SHAFIROFF @ NYC MISSION SOCIETY FETE

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Champions for Children Gala

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff



Jean Shafiroff With Martin Shafiroff




New York, N.Y.  -- The New York City Mission Society held its annual Champions for Children Gala on This week to support educational programs and supportive services that help youth and families in New York City’s underserved communities break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. This year’s Gala Co-Chairs were Katrina & Don Peebles, Leah & Stanley H. Rumbough, and Jean & Martin Shafiroff.

Michele Herbert And Lucia Hwong Gordon



The Gala, attended by more than 330 people, was held at the Mandarin Oriental in Columbus Circle overlooking Central Park, and featured music, dance, and a program including awards presentations.

B Michael And Valerie Simpson


Elsie McCabe Thompson With Anthony Marx



Laurance Kaiser & Margo Langenberg
Legendary Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson, Urban One, Inc. (which includes TV One and Radio One), received the Lifetime Achievement Award for her myriad, trailblazing accomplishments in media, and Mannie Jackson, 2017 Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer and President, Mannie Jackson for the Humanities Foundation, received the Dina Merrill Hartley Public Service Award, named after the longtime actor and philanthropist whose family has supported the Mission Society for generations.



Other awards were presented to: LTC Francis W. Kairson, Jr., Ret., Director Emeritus, of the Mission Society; BNY Mellon; and, International Flavors & Fragrances.



“We are celebrating those who have been committed to empowering others to achieve their dreams,” said Mission Society President Elsie McCabe Thompson. They embody a profound commitment to make the world a better place, one full of promise and of opportunity, particularly for our younger generations.”

Natalie Ross And Eric Ross



WABC News Anchor Bill Ritter, a longtime supporter of the Mission Society, emceed the event, C. Hugh Hildesley, Vice Chairman of Sotheby’s, served as auctioneer, and Alex Donner and his Orchestra and students from Mission’ Society’s free afterschool GRIOT music program performed.



Reflecting on the Mission Society’s storied history, Ms. McCabe Thompson spoke about the organization’s increased focus on education through initiatives such as Learning to Work, the free afterschool music program GRIOT, and the summer and afterschool program, Power Academy, and its plans to provide even more opportunities in the future.



“From our earliest days, we have provided access to services. We have created programs that have benefited people who needed a chance, but who didn’t always see a light at the end of their tunnel,” she said. “For 206 years we have opened doors, we have changed lived, and we have brought out the best in those we served - - individuals who had ability, but often came to us without the skills or self-confidence to realize their full potential.



Gala Champions were: International Flavors & Fragrances; Katrina & Don Peebles; Leah & Stanley Rumbough; and Jean & Martin Shafiroff. Visionaries are: BNY Mellon; Fiona & Stanley Druckenmiller; and, Yemi & Patrick Vatel. Advocates are: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP’ MacFarlane Partners; and, Stifel Financial Corporation.



Among the notable attendees at the event were: Jean & Martin Shafiroff, Don & Katrina Peebles, Amelia Ogunlesi, Yemi & Patrick Vatel, b. Michael, Valerie Simpson, Elsie McCabe Thompson, William Thompson, Cathy Hughes, Mannie Jackson, Victor DeSouza, Randi Schatz, Tanja Dreiding Wallace, Anthony Marx, Michele Herbert, Lucia Hwong Gordon.

Saturday, April 07, 2018

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF HOST SURGEONS OF HOPE

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PRE GALA CELEBRATION

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff



Jean Shafiroff And Carolyn Maloney




New York, N.Y. – Author and Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and Martin Shafiroff hosted a reception on the Upper East Side on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to celebrate Surgeons of Hope. Surgeons of Hope, a nonprofit striving to ensure that pediatric heart surgeries are available to the world’s most under-resourced regions, kicks off another year of service and fundraising by reconvening friends and partners. Attending guests gained insight into Surgeons of Hope’s growing efforts in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Peru, and encouraged to celebrate the nonprofit’s work at its One Night for Hope Gala on May 3rd in New York.

Edgar Batista And Mary McFadden



Charles Catherine With Jean Shafiroff, Alejandro Posse And Gilda Sacasa




The 2018 Night for Hope gala is honoring the memory of Michel Berty, co-founder of the Long Island Chapter of l’Arche USA and long-time supporter and part of the board of Surgeons of Hope. Starting the tradition of the annual Gala to benefit the children of Latin America, he was a generous contributor for the foundation.


This year’s Gala Chairs are Michael Katz and Robert G. Pine.


The Gala will be held on Thursday, May 3 at the Le Bernardin PrivĂ© by Eric Ripert in Manhattan, starting with cocktails at 7PM followed by dinner and program, music and a live and silent auction. To purchase tickets to the event and learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit here for TICKETS.   

Jean Shafiroff With Alex Donner And Lucia Hwong Gordon




Naz And Mario Rinaldi


Edward Leibman With Jean Shafiroff



Rebecca Knox
In addition to Martin and Jean Shafiroff, and Surgeons of Hope’s Executive Director Charles Catherine, attending the kickoff party were: U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney, Designer Victor de Souza, Artist Tony Bechara, Edgar Batista, designer Mary McFadden, Margo Lagenberf, Rebecca Knox, Rachel Hirschfeld, Edgar Batista, Natalie Ross, Florence Anthony, Chele Farley, Gilda Sacasa, Marie-Eve Berty, Odile Longchampt, Marie-Monique Steckel, Baroness Veronique Bich, H.E. Alejandro Posse and Surgeons of Hope VP Judith O’Neill.

Ashley Jordyn


Charles Catherine With Michael Katz



Gala Co-Chairs, this year’s Gala Committee includes: Eduardo and Suzanne da Cruz, Michael and Alison Katz, Pascal Royer and Nathalie Le Bos, Michel and Odile Longchampt, Daniela Nikolova and Judith O’Neill.



About Surgeons of Hope




Although complex pediatric heart surgeries and treatments are available, they are often out-of reach for the world’s more under-resourced regions. Surgeons of Hope strives to build a more equitable world by ensuring no child is negatively affected by a broken heart. Once surgeries are conducted, Surgeons of Hope also provides facilities, technology and triaging to ensure local medical professionals can continue this service in their communities. 



Each year, Surgeons of Hope sends medical teams to Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Peru to help children and provide them with a better future. https://surgeonsofhope.org 

Thursday, March 01, 2018

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF HOST NYC MISSION SOCIETY

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HIGH SOCIETY

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff In Fashion



Jean Shafiroff And Elsie McCabe Thompson




Madame Gilberte Beaux With Jean Shafiroff And Ava Roosevelt



New York, N.Y.– Author and Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and Martin Shafiroff hosted a reception on the Upper East Side on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to celebrate New York City Mission Society’s annual Champions for Children Gala, which raises funds to support youth and families in our city’s most under served communities to break the cycle of poverty and achieve success.

Lee Fryd With Lisa Konsker And Randi Schatz





 This year’s honorees are BNY Mellon, International Flavors and Fragrances, and LTC Francis Kairson, Jr., Director Emeritus at New York City Mission Society. WABC News Anchor Bill Ritter, a longtime supporter of the Mission Society, will emcee the event. This year’s Gala Chairs are Katrina and Don Peebles, Leah and Stanley H. Rumbough, and Jean and Martin Shafiroff. 

Jean & Martin Shafiroff With Ignacio Bustindui And Ariadna Bustindui



Sophia Skalli With Lucia Hwong Gordon And Katlean de Monchy




Honorary Chairs are Georgina Bloomberg and Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller, and Corporate Chairs are Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, MacFarlane Partners, and Stifel Financial Corp. The Gala will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at the Mandarin Oriental at 80 Columbus Circle in Manhattan, starting with cocktails at 6:30 PM followed by a 7:30 PM dinner and program, music and dance. To purchase tickets to the event and learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit here

Helen Shelton With Beautiful Mom Sylvina Shelton



Donald & Barbara Tober
In addition to Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff, and New York City Mission Society President Elsie McCabe Thompson, attending the kickoff party were: Francis Kairson; Jay Moorhead; Kim Bingham; Ava Roosevelt; Francine LeFrak and Rick Freiberg; Cece and Lee Black; Barbara and Donald Tober; Margo Langenberg; Alex Donner and Annette De Lorenzo; Ann Rapp; Roy Kean; Lucia Hwong Gordon; Craig Dix; Natalie Ross; Laurence Kaiser IV; Penny Grant, M.D.; Patrick Vatel; D. Colgate Rumbough; Natasha Das; Taylor Burns; Jerry Bonura; Kenita Lloyd; Chasity Logan; Randi Schatz; Lee Fryd;  Dawne Marie Grannum; Gary Rombough, MD; Rachel Atcheson; Ernest Schmatolla; and Helen C. Shelton and Sylvina Shelton; Darold Cuba; Victor de Souza; Katlean DeMonchy; Ray Bouderau ; Michele Herbert; Ariadna Vera and Ignacio Bustindui; Madame Gilberte Beaux; Ignacio Bustindui and Ariadna Vera Bustindui. 

Ann Rapp With Roy Kean




Chasity Logan
The Gala Co-Chairs for this year’s Benefit Committee includes: Alton Bird LLP; Flo Anthony; Elaine Appelle; American Securities Foundation; Aronson LLP; Astor Title Services LLC; Elena Ayot; Peggy and John Bader; Sophia Bishop; Tony Bowles; Jerry Bonura; Ray Bounderau; Taylor Burns; Deutsche Bank; Craig Dix; Douglas Elliman; Veronica Dunlap; Goodwin; Dawn Marie Grannum; Penny Grant, M.D.; Shannon J. Hales; Michele Herbert; Laurence Kaiser IV; Landmark Partners; Margo Langenberg; Lincoln Land Services; Living the Dream Films; Connie & John Morgan; Missy Kilroy and Jay Moorhead; Lauren and James Peterson; Philips International; Gary Rombough, M.D.; D. Colgate Rumbough; Natalie S. Ross; Jane Scher; Patricia Shiah; Helen C. Shelton; Brooke and Derek Steinhiser; Karina Tatarski; Barbara Tober; Trachtenberg Rodes Friedberg LLP; Patrick Vatel; Tanja Drieding Wallace; and, Lori Zelenko. 



About the New York City Mission Society



The New York City Mission Society has been on the front lines of the war on poverty for more than 200 years. Today, our progressive portfolio of educational, workforce development, cultural enrichment, and community-building programs, make a positive, long-term impact on the City’s most under served communities by promoting academic achievement, and providing career opportunities and cultural enrichment. Each year, we serve more than 10,000 children and families throughout New York City with our programs, supportive services, and community events.


Thursday, January 25, 2018

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF HOST 'THE JANUARY BLUES'

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TOASTS THE SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff


Jean And Martin Shafiroff




Philanthropists Martin and Jean Shafiroff hosted a cocktail soiree for over 100 guests themed, BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES, that toasted The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) at their Park Avenue home.



Jean Shafiroff greeted guests including Geoffrey Bradfield, Rachel Atcheson, Community Liaison Officer – Animal Welfare, Office of the Mayor of New York City, Erik Bottcher and JD Thompson, Craig Dix, Irene Michaels, and designers Zang Toi and Victor de Souza, who all donned blue attire to support the events theme and match Jean who was dressed in a vinyl blue two-piece outfit by Courrèges before changing into a gown designed by Caroline Elenowitz. All guests enjoyed champagne and hors d'oeuvres catered by Cornelia Guest. 

Victor de Sousa And Ann Rapp



Jean Shafiroff & Zang Toi
Midway through the event, SASF Honorary Board Member Jean Shafiroff, SASF Board President Clifton Knight and SASF Executive Director Jerry Rosenthal thanked guests for attending, and for their continued commitment to the Shelter. Knight thanked Martin and Jean Shafiroff, stating, "Jean has been like a Joan of Arc for our Shelter. Without her support we would not be operating." He then said that, "as a result of the training work, we are able to do our adoption rate is up to 98%. This is unsurpassed by any shelter on the East End. We take in all animals, no matter the condition - all the orphans and all the tough cases, and our adoption rate is through the roof." Shafiroff has chaired the shelter's annual summer Unconditional Love Gala the past five years and has raised over $4-million for the Foundation. Jean Shafiroff is on the Honorary Board and was the Honoree of the 2017 Unconditional Love Gala. “Everything in philanthropy is a group effort," said Jean. "Nothing happens in a vacuum. We all work together and without collective support, volunteers, love, and adoptions, the success of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation wouldn’t be possible.

Mitchell Modell And Ray Bouderau



Mitch Modell, CEO, Modell's Sporting Good then started a surprise live auction on a priceless package for two people to travel with the Brooklyn Nets on the team plane, stay at the team hotel and then return to New York with the team after having watched the game from premium seating. The winner was Ray Bouderau who bid $10,000 for the experience, which will be donated to the Shelter. The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation's Ninth Annual Unconditional Love Gala will be held on July 21st, 2018. For more information, please visit the Foundations website at www.southamptonanimalshelter.com

Lucia Hwong Gordon With Flo Anthony




Additional supporters included, Flo Anthony, Edgar Batista, Ray Boderau, Nina Burleigh, Darold Cuba, Craig Dix, Scott Elkins, Joseph Fichera, Renee Schlather, Montgomery Frazier, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Larry Kaiser, Roy Kean, Steven Knoble, Robert Lohman, Jennifer Miller, Nicole Noonan, Barbara and Ken Poliwoda, Ann Rapp, Paola and Arnie Rosenshein, Jerry Rosenthal, Natalie Ross, Randi Schatz, Patricia Shiah, and Felicia Taylor.



Thursday, November 23, 2017

MARTIN & JEAN SHAFIROFF HOST NYC MISSION SOCIETY

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NYC Power Couple Martin and Jean Shafiroff Host Thanksgiving Cocktails
and Toy Drive for NYC Mission Society
 
Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff




Katlean De Monchy With Rita Cosby And Felicia Taylor




Jean Shafiroff With Rebecca Seawright





Martin and Jean Shafiroff hosted a Thanksgiving Toy Drive for the NYC Mission Society on Monday November 20, 2017 at their Park Avenue home.



Over 100 guests including NYC Mission Society Director Elsie McCabe Thompson, Margo and John Catsimatidis, New York State Assembly Member Rebecca A. Seawright, Malan Breton, Margo Langenberg, Kenita Lloyd, Geoffrey Bradfield, Liliana Cavendish, and Victor de Souza, began their holiday week by enjoying champagne and canapes with the philanthropist and her financier husband.


Victor de Souza With Dustin Lujan




Dawne Marie Grannum With Catherine Giordano




Midway through the event, Jean Shafiroff, Elsie McCabe Thompson, and William Allen thanked guests for attending and for their continued commitment to the New York City Mission Society. Ms. Thompson revealed that the New York City Mission Society is currently exploring opening a charter school in their Minisink Townhouse in Harlem. Jean Shafiroff then spoke about how much she cared for the Society and how much of a family they are.

Margo Catsimatidis And John Catsimatidis




Additional guests including, William Anthony Allen, Darold Cuba, Yaz and Valentine Hernadez, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Joan and George Hornig, Roy Kean, Judge Jonathan Le Winter, Barbara and Ken Poliwoda, Ann Rapp, Randi Schatz, Bishop Andrew St. John, Felicia Taylor, and Rita Cosby helped donate over 200 presents to children in need. 



About Jean Shafiroff



Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, activist, humanitarian, and author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, is at the vanguard of a new movement of modern philanthropists. Jean's philanthropy goes beyond financial contributions and includes the gifts of extensive time and knowledge. Through her work, she encourages and seeks to empower all individuals to become philanthropists so that they can build the fulfillment of giving into their lives.



A volunteer fundraiser, leader and spokesperson for several charitable causes, the spectrum of Jean’s philanthropic work includes improving the lives of under served populations, women’s rights and well-being, health care, animal welfare and resources for children in need, in addition to other causes. Jean serves on the boards of New York City Mission Society, New York Women’s Foundation, French Heritage Society, Couture Council (Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology), Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services (20+ years), Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Honorary Board, Southampton Bath & Tennis Club’s Charitable Foundation, and Global Strays, and is an Ambassador for the American Humane Society.



Jean works closely with the multiple causes she supports. Each year she chairs numerous galas and hosts events benefiting numerous not-for-profit organizations. She is well-known for her leadership in raising money for many charities, including the Southampton Hospital, New York City Mission Society, New York Women's Foundation and the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. Jean is often a guest speaker on TV and radio shows throughout the country. The subjects she speaks about include philanthropy, human rights, fashion and animal welfare. Jean has been honored by several organizations including the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, New York City Mission Society, Youth Counseling League, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, Surgeons of Hope, The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, Pet Philanthropy Circle, Animal Zone International, and the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation.



Jean holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a BS in physical therapy from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has worked both in public finance and private partnerships on Wall Street. Prior to that, she was a physical therapist at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Jean is married to Martin Shafiroff, an investment advisor, and together they have two daughters, Jacqueline and Elizabeth, who share their mother’s interest in charitable causes. Jean and her family reside in both New York City and Southampton, NY.



About New York City Mission Society



Founded in 1812, New York City Mission Society has been on the front lines of the war on poverty for more than two centuries, providing critically needed support for children, youth, and adults who live in New York City’s most under served communities. The dynamic portfolio of programs provides participants with the knowledge and life skills necessary to succeed as independent members of society, and make positive contributions to their communities. Each year, nearly 13,000 people in Harlem, the Lower East Side, the Bronx, and Brooklyn directly participate in their programs and/or attend their community events.



As an organization distinguished by over 200 years of service, New York City Mission Society has helped shape the landscape of non-profit service provision. In the early 19th century, the Mission Society established systems of relief in impoverished communities throughout the New York City, supporting families and immigrant groups in need of clothing, food, shelter, and employment opportunities. During that time, the Mission Society incubated and launched some of the best-known and most innovative programs in the nonprofit sector today, such as the Fresh Air Fund, the Children’s Aid Society, the Community Service Society, and the Visiting Nurse Service. Today, we continue our work by delivering services that encourage critical thinking, self-confidence, and resilience in those we serve. Visit www.nycmissionsociety.org for more information.

Monday, October 02, 2017

GLAMOROUS JEAN SHAFIROFF @ METROPOLITAN OPERA

Jean Shafiroff In Oscar de la Renta




Glamorous philanthropist Jean Shafiroff was stunning at the 2017 Metropolitan Opera Gala recently at Lincoln Center.



Jean Shafiroff made a striking entrance on the red carpet at this year's Metropolitan Opera Gala. Ms. Shafiroff wore a voluminous hand sequined Oscar de la Renta gown that was a huge favorite with the crowd.

Jean And Martin Shafiroff



This year's Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala featured the opera NORMA staring opera singer Sondra Radvanovsky. The evening performance and dinner raised $4.3 million. NORMA received rave reviews from its audience. For opera schedules and more information go to www.metopera.org



Photos By: Sylvain Gaboury / Patrick McMullan And Lieba Nesis

Thursday, August 31, 2017

JEAN SHAFIROFF & SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER FETE

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INSIDE THE HAMPTON'S

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Jean Shafiroff With Cyril Who Is Up For Adoption



Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff



Victoria Elenowitz &  Jacques Azoulay
Southampton, NY – The community came together for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation  for a Shop-a-thon in Southampton Village. Participating stores gave percentages of the sales to support the community shelter, the Southampton Animal Shelter. Philanthropist, Jean Shafiroff, hosted a book signing Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give at J. McLaughlin where she donated 100% of the book sales for the day to the shelter. Shelter dogs like Bernie and Cyril were walking the town looking for their forever families. The Southampton Animal Shelter would like to thank everyone for their support!


Tracy Stern And Jerry Turco




The following stores gave their support: Vineyard Vines, Cashmere Emporium, Velvet by Graham and Spencer, Boujarn Rugs, Kendra Scott, J. McLaughlin, Jill Lynn and Co, Little Lucy’s, Trish McEvoy, Therapy Life & Style, Second Nature Markets, Sea Green Designs and Juja Active. Raffle items from: Christopher Fischer, Corwin’s Jeweler, Juice Press, Second Nature Markets, Sisal Wholesale Rug Store, Tamara Comolli and Twist.

Michel Witmer And Regine Traulsen




Attendees included:  Jean Shafiroff, Jerry Rosenthal, Martin Shafiroff, Jacques Azoulay, Katie McEntee, James Marzigliano, Greg D’elia, Michel Witmer, Brigid Fitzgerald, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Rya Knight, Tracy Stern, Randy Levine Miller, Regina Traulsen, Amanda Holmen, Caitlyn Anderson, Victoria Elenowitz, and Sydney Sadick.



"As the community resource for responsible pet ownership, the Southampton Animal Shelter relies on the generous support from the community to support our programs and services. We are grateful to the stores who joined us for what will be the first of many Shop-a-thons in the future.” – Jerry Rosenthal SASF Executive Director



“Southampton Animal Shelter is ranked among the top 10% of Shelters in the United States and it is a no kill Shelter. I think we are all proud to be affiliated with this very special place where Volunteers and Staff do everything possible to care for and train the animals to be loving members of households.” -Jean Shafiroff



Join SASF on Saturday, September 9th for the annual Benefit at the Boardy Barn! Tickets are available online or at the door!



Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing for the welfare of homeless pets in our community and, in turn, placing them in permanent caring homes. The SASF’s mission is to provide for the welfare of animals and to reduce the number of homeless pets. The Shelter’s goal is to promote and nourish the bond between people and animals through adoption, education and community outreach. SASF is an open intake shelter that welcomes stray pets regardless of age, breed, or health providing them with the finest care, food, training, and medical attention. To learn more, please visit SASF’s website at www.southamptonanimalshelter.com