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

The UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner is a one-of-a-kind evening of UNICEF's work in over 190 countries as well as a tribute to the outstanding humanitarian leaders who make our work possible.  Since its inception, the 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, Heidi Klum, and Pedro & Carolina Martinez. 


Thursday, June 1, 2017


Boston, MA


6:30 PM Cocktails
7:30 PM Dinner and Program  


Black Tie

UNICEF Children’s Champion Award Recipient
Yo-Yo Ma

Helenka Pantaleoni Award Recipients
Alli and Bill Achtmeyer



Bryan Rafanelli
Kerry Swords


To Be Announced