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The 17th Annual Food Allergy Ball Benefiting Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

December 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The 17th Annual Food Allergy Ball, benefiting Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), takes place on Monday, December 8, 2014 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All proceeds will benefit FARE, the nation’s leading organization working on behalf of the 15 million Americans who have food allergy.

The evening will honor Martin L. Edelman, of counsel, Real Estate Department, Paul Hastings LLP, for his commitment to FARE’s mission. Geoffrey Zakarian, the noted chef and restaurateur, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an outstanding restaurateur for his commitment to excellence and compassion for diners with food allergies.

Sharyn T. Mann and Lianne Mandelbaum are the Gala Dinner Chairs. Todd J. Slotkin is the Chairman of the Board. David H. Koch is the Corporate Dinner Chair. Julie and Jason Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal and Arthur Backal, Abbey and Steven Braverman, Dr. Patricia and James Cayne, Nina Rennert Davidson and Mitchell Davidson, Kathy Franklin, Abby and Robert Goldstein, Nicole and Marc Lenner, Roxanne and Dean Palin, Joelle and Jonathan Resnick, Diana and Ira Riklis and Stacey and Marc Saiontz are the Benefit Dinner Chairs.

The festivities for this black-tie Gala start at 6:30 PM. Ticket prices are as follows: Tables are available for $50,000, $25,000 and $15,000, and individual tickets are available for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000. Jessie Mueller, Tony Award-winning star of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” will give a special performance.

About FARE
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, including all those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children in the U.S. – or roughly two in every classroom. Formed in 2012 as a result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative, FARE’s mission is to find a cure for food allergies, and to keep individuals with food allergies safe and included. We do this by investing in world-class research that advances treatment and understanding, providing evidence-based education and resources, undertaking advocacy at all levels of government, and increasing awareness of food allergy as a serious public health issue. For more information, please visit www.foodallergy.org and find us on Twitter @FoodAllergy, Facebook, YouTube, and Pinterest.

For press information, contact Mitchell Manning Associates, LTD. at (212) 980-1711 or fax to (212) 980-1615.
For Gala information, please call the Food Allergy Benefit Headquarters at 212-810-4150 or email FARE@firstprotocol.com.


December 8, 2014
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
New York , United States


Food Allerger Research & Education Headquarters