New York Spring Luncheon

An afternoon event with lunch, grand raffle, silent auction and program about the latest food allergy news to benefit FARE

About the Event

Over 530 guests attended the 19th Annual Spring Luncheon hosted by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) on April 25, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.  The Luncheon raised over $750,000 which will benefit FARE, a national nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and providing them hope through the promise of new treatments.   

For her commitment to FARE and for raising awareness of the seriousness of food allergies, Talia Day received the Legacy Award.  For her longtime advocacy work and commitment to research and education, Stacey Saiontz received the Excellence in Advocacy Award. 

Fox 5 Good Day NY Co-Anchor Lori Stokes, who is personally affected by food allergies and was recently elected to FARE’s Board of Directors, was the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Julie Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal , Abbey Braverman, Laura Tisch Broumand, Helen Jaffe, Roslyn Jaffe, Lianne Mandelbaum, Nicole Lenner, Roxanne Palin, Amie Rappoport McKenna, and Melissa Rosenbloom were this year’s Co-Chairs.  Antoinette Griffith, Jennifer Hoine, Stephanie Leichter, Alex Mondre, and Anna Yaeger were the Vice Chairs.  Harriette Rose Katz and the Gourmet Advisory Service Team were the Event Advisory Chairs.  Jolie Goldring, Melissa Meyers, Kim Raimondi, and Jennifer Fisherman Ruff were the Raffle Co-Chairs.  Jessica Mukasey Barkoff, Elizabeth Hecker, Lisa Jacobs, Sarah Kugelman and Jamie Lichtenberg were the Goodie Bag Co-Chairs.

Visit Flickr to view photos of the event. Also, check out the E-Journal and luncheon video, In Their Own Words: Kids Living with Food Allergies

Check back for updates on our 20th Annual NY Spring Luncheon in 2019!