LIFT Investments’ Spring Benefit in NYC Was A Huge Success

The first annual fundraiser to support efforts to alleviate poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa grossed over $18 thousand and SOLD OUT well before the event.

It was an evening of flowing cocktails, a silent auction and music provided by Hannah Bronfman. The benefit was held at gallery nine5, followed by an after-party at Avenue Night Club.

About Arielle Patrick:
She makes juggling a busy collegiate life and a jam packed social calendar a cinch.

“I am a senior (at Princeton) in the Classics department, and writing my thesis on what I’ve determined to be the first instance of public relations recorded in the history of civilization.”

Arielle supports several charities including, the Metropolitan Museum, Apollo Circle, New York Botanical Garden and the “Harbor Charter School of Boys and Girls Harbor” in East Harlem, where her father serves as board chairman.
For more information on Arielle Patrick:

Host Committee:

Alexander Taubman
Amparo Brookfield
Anuroop Duggal
Carey Dorman
Carola Mason Beeney
Elizabeth Edelman
Eric Taylor III
Giovanna Campagna
Grace Caccuciolo
Harrison Jaffee

Henry Cashin
Isa Garcez
Jamie Sterne
JT Della Femina
Kimberly Kiernan
Madeleine Haddon
Makeda Saggau-Sackey
Mary-Catherine Lader
Melissa Bukuru
Mustafa Humayun

Nell Diamond
Oliver Embry
Olivia Sandelman
Rachel Goldman
Ralph Schaefer
Salvatore Polidoro
Savannah Engel
Schuster Tanger
Spencer Zakarin
Timi Soleye

About LIFT Investments’
LIFT Investments’ is a nonprofit social investment fund dedicated to building economies and alleviating poverty in East Africa. To achieve this, LIFT invests in growing businesses and offers job skills training to unskilled workers.


About gallery nine5
gallery nine5 is a vital space for groundbreaking, established artists to exhibit their work in the epicenter of the art world. Committed to the exploration of contemporary art, the gallery stages exhibitions that examine the work of a distinct array of international artists. Representing a roster of highly esteemed artists, whose works are held in some of the world’s most prestigious art collections, our mission is to give art enthusiasts, collectors and instructions the opportunity to experience and acquire unique artworks of the highest caliber. gallery nine5 works closely with its artists, assisting with proposals and campaigning for public projects and installations, all of which fall beyond the scope of the traditional art dealer.

gallery nine5
24 Spring St #A
New York, NY 10012

About Hannah Bronfman
Hannah Bronfman is the founder and CEO of Green Owl, a sustainable record label under Warner Music Group. She is the daughter of Edgar Bronfman, CEO of Warner Music Group and heir to the Seagram’s fortune. Her mother is New York fixture and former actress Sherri Brewer. On any given night, Hannah can be found spinning tunes at
some of New York’s hottest spots, including Soho House and The Blind Barber.

About PatrickMcMullan.Com(PMC)
Patrick McMullan Company is a full service photography and
digital imaging agency established in the 1980’s by Patrick
. The company photographs over 50 events each week,
many of which are PMC exclusives, and services images to the leading national and international publications. In addition to current events, PMC has an extensive archive, searchable by date, name and event, starting in 1980 combined PMC is a visual
Who’s Who that is an invaluable resource to the media and the individual.

Silent Auction and Donors

  • Michael Kors
  • 2 Orchestra Seats to the opera, turned new Broadway production, Porgy & Bess
  • Humble Chic New York
  • Weekend Stay for 2 at the Affinia 50 Hotel in New York
  • A gorgeous Lolita of Sao Paulo, Brazil beach top. Retail value $859
  • $500 Gift Certificate to the Diamond Club International. A premier jeweler in New York‘s famed Diamond District.

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