DREAMS in the City

Calendar icon  Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018     clock icon  Time: 6:30pm     location icon Venue: Cipriani 25 Broadway, New York NY   dress icon   Attire: Cocktail


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Join us on May 3, 2018 for the always-elegant DREAMS in the City gala to benefit the groundbreaking research of the Diabetes Research Institute. The event will once again be held at Cipriani 25 Broadway, and feature a seated dinner, dancing, wines highly rated by Wine Spectator, a mission-based live auction and luxury silent auction. The Jay Prince Band will make sure that guests hit the dance floor!

We are pleased to announce this year's honoree:
Jennifer Ross, Co-Founder of Be Mixed

Join us as we present Jennifer with our prestigious Dare to Dream Award

To see sponsorship & In-kind opportunities, CLICK HERE!!!

To see the event invitation, CLICK HERE!!!

Thank You To our Generous Sponsors*

50 Carat
The Inserra Family

Be Mixed • Stacy Joy Goodman Memorial Foundation • The Shanken Family Foundation • Bruce & Roberta Waller and Family

Meryl Lieberman & Dr. Howard Gould and Mallory Buchmann • Donna & Ed Sirlin

Hackensack Meridian Health & Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation • Wakefern Food Corp. 

EisnerAmper LLP • Barbara & Richard Traub • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP • BNP Paribas

The Tonkinson Foundation

*In formation

Master of Ceremonies

Chris Wragge
Co-anchor, CBS 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon

This year we are proud to partner with Isabella Garrucho Fine Art!!!  
To learn more about this partnership, click here!
          Cheers to Toast Vodka!!!
Our Vodka Sponsor for Dreams in the City 2018


Samantha Shanken Baker • Bonnie Inserra • Meryl Lieberman • Susan Weiner

Lindsey Inserra-Hughes

HOST COMMITTEE (in formation):
Dawn Briggs* • Mallory Buchmann* • Allison Cohen • Zachary Diamond*
Kim & Jordan Dickstein • Gillian Ranee Doucette • April Franzino*
Christine Georgopulo • Amanda Goldberg* • Esther & Marc Goodman • Dr. Howard Gould 
Elisabeth & Matthew Holtzer* • John Hughes* • Larry Inserra, Jr. 
Lawrence Inserra, III* • Kathleen Lant • Jessica Lovett* • Sarah Macleod* 
Dara & Jeremy Melnick • Chris Rotio* • Amy Herman-Schechter & Matt K. Schechter* 
Tracy Silverman • Donna & Ed Sirlin • Jill & Dr. Matthew Teich • Edra & Jonathan Tepper
Barbara & Richard Traub • Marcy & Paul Valetutti* • Linda & Robert Van Grover 
Roberta & Bruce Waller • Wendy Waller

* Young Professionals’ Committee Member

For more information, please contact:
Amy Epstein, Director of Special Events
Jenna Julien, Special Events Manager
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation
259 West 30th Street, Suite 402
New York, NY 10001
aepstein@drif.org or jjulien@drif.org                                


Special thanks to our in-kind sponsors!


See photos from last year's event

DREAMS in the City 2017

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