On November 15, Ali and Joe Torre hosted our 16th Annual Gala at Cipriani 25 Broadway. This incredible evening included emcee Michael Kay, a panel of baseball experts who celebrated the 20 year anniversary of the World Series Champion Yankees, and honoree Gina Boswell (President of Customer Development at Unilever).

At this year’s event, we raised more than $1.2 million to support Safe At Home’s crucial efforts providing trauma prevention and counseling services to children across the country.

We’d like to extend our thanks to our Committee Co-Chairs Joel Holsinger and Gerry Polizzi, as well as our Committee Members Michael Ball, Frank Longobardi, Darrell and Beth Rigel, Steve Petersen, Howard Smith, and Peter E. Williams, Jr. Finally, we’d like to express our gratitude to our celebrities for making the event so memorable: Dominic Chianese, Dann Florek, John Franco, Tony La Russa, Tino Martinez, Mike Massimino, Michael Kay, Lesley Visser, and Todd Zeile – and, of course, our very own Joe Torre.

To get a peek at the festivities, check out some snapshots on our Facebook page.

If you were unable to attend but want to support our work, consider making a gift online today.

A special thanks to the individuals, foundations, and corporations who supported our event.

Presenting Sponsors
Souphatra & Walter Hester
Michelle & Joel Holsinger

World Champion Sponsor
Bank of America

League Champion Sponsors
Maui Jim Sunglasses
Newman’s Own Foundation
Office of the Commissioner & Major League Baseball

Division Champion Sponsors
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Liza & Michael Ball
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP
CohnReznick LLP
Delta Air Lines
The Devlin Foundation
Flemington Car & Truck Country Family of Dealerships & Somerset Patriots
Pfizer, Inc.
Seth Ruthen
The STARR Foundation
TD Securities

Home Run Sponsors
Alan Gray LLC a Premia Company
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Rita & Joe Cohen
Ernie Frank
Gannett/USA Today Network
Global Wealth & Investment Management, Bank of America
Goldman Media
JANA Partners LLC
Margaret M. Janes
New York Yankees
The Rigel Family
Wolverine Worldwide
Yankees Entertainment Sports

Individual Sponsors
Honorable Stuart & Mrs. Andrea Bernstein
Elise & Michael Collins
Fedway Associates, Inc.
Glenn Finn & Tim Croneberger
Amy & Maury Gostfrand
Integrated Sports Media
Stephanie & Tom Kushner
David Mangold
MLB Players Association
Herbert E. Nass & Associates
Lynn & Gerry Polizzi
Preferred Client Group / WVI
Johanna & James Redpath
Sky River Management, LLC
Viteos Fund Services Ltd
Dena & Peter Williams

Gala Donors
National Football League Foundation

Two Sigma Investments, LP

Jeffrey H. Loria
Paloma Partners
People’s United Bank
Ruthanne Ruzika
Mark Taylor

$1,000 – $2,500
Bryan & Mark Boisi
The Botta Family
Sheri & Ted Bronstein
Barbara & Ira Lipman
Local One, I.A.T.S.E.
Marcum LLP
Paul McCurdy
San Francisco Giants
Neal Shapiro
Marina & Darius Tencza
Suzyn Waldman

$250 – $500
David Angstreich
Douglas P. Heller
W. Joseph Williams, Jr.
Lesley Visser and Bob Kanuth

Auction Donors
Allstate Foundation Purple Purse
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort
Baccarat Hotel New York
Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse
Bienen-Davis Leather Goods LLC
Boston Red Sox
Buffalo Bills
Chicago Bears Football Club
Chicago White Sox
Chuao Chocolatier
Coyaba Beach Resort
Don Mattingly
Edgewood Tahoe
Encore Boston Harbor
Georg Jensen
Gurney’s Montauk Resort
Hawks Cay Resort
Jean Phillips
John Iodice
The Kahala Hotel & Resort
Lafayette 148 New York
Laguna Cliffs Marrriott Resort & Spa
The Maritime Hotel
The Miami Marlins
Michael’s of Brooklyn
Mike Fratello
Montage Kapalua Bay
Montage Los Cabos
Myriad Restaurant Group
National Baseball Hall of
Fame & Museum
New York Football Giants
New York Islanders
New York Jets
New York Red Bulls
Pink Sands Resort
Pittsburgh Steelers
Rao’s New York
Rawlings Sporting Goods
The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
The Whitby Hotel
Turn2 Foundation
Walker Hotel Greenwich Village
Windsor Court Hotel

Gift Bag Donors
Ace Endico
New York Yankees
Treat Me Sweet Candy Buffets

Media Sponsor
Modern Luxury