Benefit Events

2017 CCC Celebrates at MoMA

June 13, 2017

Event Details

Tickets are no longer available for sale online.  Please call or email Lena Jayaram at or 304-610-9928 or 212-673-1800, ext. 23. Tickets may also be purchased at the front desk the night of the event.

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Please join CCC at our annual gala at The Museum of Modern Art to celebrate our honorees, view a landmark Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition, and support our work to ensure that every child is healthy, housed, educated and safe.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 · Admission Times Vary By Ticket Level
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm Premium Ticket Holder Exhibition Viewing & Reception
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm General Admission Gala Party and Exhibition Viewing
8:00 pm Award Presentation

Corporate Honoree
Don Callahan, Head of Operations & Technology, Citi
Special Honorees
Jessica & Todd Aaron
Featured Exhibition
Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive

The Leslie Pintchik Trio (“A unique presence on the New York jazz scene. Subtle, intriguing and seductive.” – Downbeat)

Diana & Frederick Elghanayan, Ricki Tigert Helfer & Michael S. Helfer
Brad S. Karp, Nancy & Alan N. Locker
Lizz v. & Tyrone D. Smith, Christine Wasserstein & Dan Rattiner
Susan Wasserstein & George Sard

Junior Council Co-Chairs
Sarah Hyman, Emily Washkowitz Tarkan, Judie & Steve Taylor

The evening will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and access to an expansive new exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive. Marking the 150th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth, it will include 450 works — from architectural drawings, models, building fragments and films, to furniture, tableware, textiles, paintings and scrapbooks. Many of these works have rarely or never been publicly exhibited.

About Our Honorees

Don Callahan is global Head of Operations and Technology at Citi, an institution which has long supported CCC and children around the world through the Citi Foundation. He is also Chair Emeritus and member of the board of Manhattanville College, serves on the board of the American Red Cross of Greater New York, and is a member of the Business Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Jessica Aaron recently served as the youngest board Chair and President in CCC’s 73-year history. She continues as a Vice President on CCC’s board and is active in multiple child welfare causes, including at Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children—New York City, where she is currently the board President. Todd Aaron is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sentinel Data Centers, and the managing partner of SDC Capital, LLC, which invests in data centers and IT infrastructure.  With Jessica, he is a longtime supporter of CCC and other children’s causes, having previously served for several years on the board of the Food Bank for New York City.


Unable to attend or coming as a guest? Make a fully tax-deductible donation today!


Image © 2017 Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. All Rights Reserved.
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Event Location

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
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Lead Sponsor

Visionary Sponsor

Corporate Benefactors

Jessica & Todd Aaron
Diana & Frederick Elghanayan
Ricki Tigert Helfer &
Michael Helfer
Marie-Josée & Henry R. Kravis
Nancy & Alan N. Locker
The Honorable Eugene A. Ludwig & Dr. Carol Ludwig

Jody & Brian Berger
ERGO Interactive
Chris Stern Hyman
Marilyn & Jay Lubell
The Omer Foundation
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
The Compass Group at
Morgan Stanley
Ellen & Steven Corwin
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Madeline & Tom Elghanayan
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Judith A. Garson &
Steven N. Rappaport
Agnes Gund
Helen & Ed Hintz
Ice Air LLC
Elaine & Mark Kessel
The Litwin Foundation
M&T Bank
Katherine & Joseph Mele
Proskauer Rose LLP
Helen Rothlein & James White
Betsy Pinover Schiff
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Elizabeth & Robert Sheehan
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Christine Wasserstein & Dan Rattiner

Eric Aboaf & Cheryl Whaley
Brown Brothers Harriman
Capital One
Nicholas Caruso
Charles Schwab
Joan S. Davidson
Davis & Gilbert LLP
EPIC Mechanical Contractors, LLC
Susan & Ed Falk
Carol J. Feinberg
Linda R. Gelfond
Linda Genereux & Timur Galen
Lee & Fritz Link
Lyrical Partners
Maryann & Robert Marston
Arlette Ferguson Mathis &
Caliph T. Mathis
James C. Metzger
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Roanoke Asset Management
Roberts & Holland LLP
Jean A. & Raymond V.J. Schrag
Nancy & David Solomon
Heidi Stamas
Urban Foundation Engineering
Warburg Pincus LLC
Susan Wasserstein &
George Sard
The Whitmore Group, Ltd.
Winick Realty Group
Woodworks Construction Co., Inc.

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