Decor by Rafanelli Events at the 2016 UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner. Photo credit: Michael Blanchard for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

Decor by Rafanelli Events at the 2016 UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner. Photo credit: Michael Blanchard for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

We are thrilled to announce that this year's UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner raised $1 million for UNICEF's work. Thank you to all of the supporters who joined us in putting children first! The evening honored Pedro & Carolina Martinez with the Children's Champion Award and Kaia Miller Goldstein with the Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award.  Since its inception, the UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Dinner has raised a remarkable $6.5 million for UNICEF’s work to save and improve children’s lives around the world. The UNICEF Children’s Champion Award has been presented to notable philanthropists including Nelson Mandela, Queen Noor, Princess Caroline, David Ortiz, the Boston Celtics, Sting & Trudie Styler, Lauren Bush Lauren & David Lauren, and Heidi Klum. Check back here for updates onthe 2017 UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner!


Thursday, June 2, 2016


The Castle
Boston, MA


6:30 PM Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner and Program
 After Party to follow



Cocktail Attire



Susan Littlefield
Tiffany Ortiz
Patty Ribakoff


Suruchi Ahuja


UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Recipients
Pedro and Carolina Martinez

Helenka Pantaleoni Award Recipient
Kaia Miller Goldstein


Rachel Platten


Alli and Bill Achtmeyer
Barbara and Michael Eisenson
Kaia Miller Goldstein and Jonathan Goldstein
Landry Family Foundation
Susan Littlefield and Martin Roper

Allie and Mark Allyn
Vida and Arthur Goldstein
Yuko Kageyama-Hunt and Bill Hunt
Rafanelli Events
Patty and Charles Ribakoff
Karen and Brian Conway, Kimberly Hsu-Barber and Jeffrey Barber, Ellen and Michael Berk, Pixley and Kenneth Schiciano

UNICEF Kid Power Hero
Nancy Adams and Scott Schoen
Caterina Bandini Schwinn and Dan Schwinn
Sandy and Paul Edgerley
Joyce and Bill Fletcher
Friends of Maranyundo
Deirdre Giblin and David DuBard
The Kraft Group
Sharon and Brad Malt
Gitika Marathay Desai and Amit Desai
Tiffany and David Ortiz
The Red Sox Foundation
Gail Roberts
Maureen and Michael Ruettgers
Luly and Maurice Samuels
Barbara and Edward Shapiro
Lori and Matthew Sidman

Suruchi and Sachit Ahuja
Nancy and Geoffrey Caraboolad
Janet and Allan Green
Susan Luick Good and Frederick Good
Meredith Hanrahan
Sara and Mike Jennings
Dr. and Mrs. Ron Kleinman/MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Tania and Gordon Kluzak
Faye Kolhonen and Dan Johnson
Legal Sea Foods
Robin Monleon
Willow Shire and Jaime DaLomba
Liz and Rick Vanzura
Caroline Wang and Mike Cassidy
Susan Whitehead

Staging Supporter
PORT Lighting

Production Supporter
MAX Ultimate Foods
Party by Design

Special Thanks
360 DJs and Photo Booth Rental
The Boston Beer Company
Linda & John Henry and the Boston Red Sox
Sam and  Amanda Kennedy
Legal Sea Foods
Pedro and Carolina Martinez
The Peninsula New York
DJ Chris Roxx
Tiffany & Co.
Wahlburgers and Chef Paul Wahlberg
Tom Werner
Winston Flowers

As of June 2, 2016