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. 

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

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The Castle
130 Columbus Avenue    Boston, Massachusetts

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

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Cocktail Attire


Yo-Yo Ma
UNICEF Children's Champion Award Recipient

Alli and Bill Achtmeyer
Helenka Pantaleoni Humanitarian Award Receipients

HONOREES


The Silk Road Ensemble

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE


CO-CHAIRS

Bryan Rafanelli
Kerry Swords


COMMITTEE

Kate Brizius
Laurie DesRosier
Jean Egan
Barbara Eisenson
Courtney Forrester
Kristina Hare-Lyons
Jeannette Hsu-McSweeney
Yuko Kageyama Hunt
Barrie Landry
Susan Littlefield
Sharon Malt

Gitika Marathay Desai
Elena Matlack
Kaia Miller Goldstein
Mahsa Noble
Katherine O'Keeffe
Jeryl Oristaglio
Patty Ribakoff
Gail Roberts
Navyn Salem
Dina Selkoe
Willow Shire
Simone Winston


CHAMPIONS

Alli and Bill Achtmeyer


Barbara and Michael Eisenson
EY & Parthenon-EY
The Landry Family Foundation
Willow Shire and Jaime DaLomba

HUMANITARIANS


Yuko Kageyama-Hunt and Bill Hunt
Susan Littlefield and Martin Roper
Kaia Miller Goldstein and Jonathan Goldstein
Jeryl and Stephen Oristaglio
Rafanelli Events
Navyn and Paul Salem
Kerry and Brendan Swords

ADVOCATES


FIELD SUPPORTERS

Alchemy Foundation
Allie and Mark Allyn
Kate and Chuck Brizius
BTS Asset Management
Sandy and Paul Edgerley
Jean and Chris Egan
Cynthia A. Fisher
Beth Floor
Courtney and Michael Forrester
Dierdre Giblin and David DuBard
 

Susan Luick Good and Fred Good
Dr. Kip Lashoto
Sharon and Brad Malt
Gitika Marathay Desai and Amit Desai
Gail Roberts
Luly and Maurice Samuels
Dina and Greg Selkoe
Barbara and Edward Shapiro
Tom and Amy Stapleton and Michael Harper
Scott and Esmeralda Swartz


Suruchi Ahuja
Michelle and Bob Atchinson
Dick and Ann Marie Connolly
Bob and Debbie First
Janet Ohle Green
Martha and Ron Kleinman/MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Faye Kolhonen and Dan Johnson
Katherine and Ian O'Keeffe
Marianne and Matthew Pasts
Patty and Charles Ribakoff

SUPPORTERS

 


PORT Lighting Systems

STAGING SUPPORTER           


AVFX, Inc.
Be Our Guest
GJ Nelson + Co
MAX Ultimate Food
Party by Design

PRODUCTION SUPPORTERS


Winston Flowers

FLORAL SUPPORTER