Thank you so much for sharing such a special evening with us!
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October 17, 2018

409 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Held annually, the dinner and dance promises to be an unforgettable night marking the celebration of the Foundation’s achievements in fighting leukemia and other diseases treatable by bone marrow transplants. The evening's highlight is the emotional first-time meeting  between a former patient with their life-saving bone marrow donor. 

Dominic Fonti
Dominic is a Senior Project Specialist at Gilbane Building Company and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Icla da Silva Foundation.

Master of Ceremonies
Jennifer Jones Austin
CEO & Executive Director, FPWA
Leukemia survivor

6:30 pm | Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7:30 pm | Dinner & Dance
Black Tie optional

2018 Hope Gala Host Committee

Hope Gala Co-Chairs
Mrs. Tanae and Mr. Claudio Braz Ferro
Mrs. Renata and Mr. Claudio Garcia

Hope Gala Host Committee
Jennifer Jones Austin and Shawn V. Austin
Eliana Betencourt
Hsiang L. Chen, MD
Anelise Engel, MD
Maria Pina-Fonti and Dominic Fonti
Tracey and Brian Grajzar
Jessica Lappin and Andrew M. Wuertele
Clara and Thomas Zultowski

Hope Gala Planning Committee
Rebecca Alper
Melissa & Michael Bauernfeind
Heather Wiltshire Clement
Maria Gonzalez
Alessandra Guiner-da Silva, MD
Marilyn Itskowitch
Cristiane Palaia
Renato M. Tichauer
Carrie Torres