The Red Ribbon Foundation hosted their SAFE Gala on Saturday April 6th at the historic Capital Theater in Port Chester, New York.
Located in Greenwich, The Red Ribbon Foundation is one of the leading HIV/AIDS fundraising organizations in the Northeast. Since its inception in 1994, the organization has granted over 2 million dollars to premier organizations working in the US and abroad to advance HIV/AIDS research and educational initiatives.
Greenwich resident Gary Dell'Abate who is famously known for his work with the Howard Stern Show, received the Jonathan Scharer Lifetime Achievement award.
Dell'Abate, who lost his brother Steven to AIDS in 1991, is a longtime champion of the AIDS cause through work with the AIDS awareness organization Lifebeat: Music Fights HIV/AIDS.
The event featured both a live and silent auctions and a performance from Allegra Dance Studio of Greenwich.
The evening also featured a performance by best-selling artist Mark McGrath and his band Sugar Ray.