The Spirit of Helen Keller Gala commemorates the work of Helen Keller International. Inspired by the spirit and determination of their founder, Helen Keller. The Annual Gala celebrates the generous support of those who have joined with HKI to address malnutrition and blindness around the world. The event benefits our cost-effective sight and life-saving programs in 13 countries in Africa, 8 countries in Asia and in the United States – which has reached millions of the world’s most vulnerable people.
The Spirit of Helen Keller Gala will take place on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Christie’s in New York City. The evening will begin at 6:00pm with cocktails, followed by a seated dinner and dynamic live auction. We are thrilled to announce that Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will accept the Helen Keller Humanitarian Award in recognition of her tireless dedication to improving food and nutrition security, enhancing the health of tens of millions of women and children around the world. This year, we will also present longtime Trustee and devoted HKI advocate Kate Ganz with theSpirit of Helen Keller Award and generous HKI supporter Lions Clubs International with the Helen Keller Visionary Award. Christopher Burge, Honorary Chair of Christie’s, will serve as our Gala Honorary Chair.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 22nd at 6pm
WHERE: Christie’s, New York City
TICKETS: Tickets start at $500 per person and can be purchased here
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