2017 Annual Benefit Dinner

On October 26, 2017 over 500 supporters, advocates and friends came together at the 2017 America Needs You Annual Benefit Dinner. Through your generosity, we raised over $1 million in critical funds to support ambitious, first-generation college students.

Fellows ANY Benefit 2017

View the evening’s pictures here.

We extend special thanks to our honorees, Tim Murphy, General Counsel and Chief Franchise Officer, Mastercard and Soledad O’Brien, CEO of Starfish Media Group and Host of “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien” and our event sponsors.

DIAMOND SPONSOR
Mastercard

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Davis Polk
Macquarie Group

GOLD SPONSORS
Citi
Compass
Joel and Julie Greenblatt
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Morgan Stanley
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Sidley Austin LLP

SILVER SPONSORS
ADP
Amherst Holdings LLC
Sebastian and Claudia Arango
Ballard Spahr LLP
Barclays
Blue Harbour Group, L.P.
Boston Consulting Group
CBRE
Clifford Chance LLP
Corigin Management LLC
DLA Piper
Eastdil Secured
EY
Farrell Ram Capital, LLC
GLG
Goldman Sachs
Edith Hunt
Johnson & Johnson
Yusef M. Kassim, Jr.
Rebecca Kruger and Allen Vetrosky
McKinsey & Company
Raines International Inc.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Albert Satija and Erica Chin
Select Equity Group Foundation
Mariel and Jamie Sholem
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Suvretta Capital Management LLC
Taylor Morrison Home Corporation
Thrive Capital
TPG
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Vocon

LEADERS
Mary Cirillo-Goldberg and Jay Goldberg
JPMorgan Chase
Arjun Reddy
Katie Stein

FRIENDS
Gilbert Campbell
Dallas Dance
Stephen and Beth Dannhauser
Linsey Davis
Kate and Zak DeOssie
The Fascitelli Family Foundation
FIRST
Sebnem Giorgio
James Gray
Louis Grecco
Noah and Dora Hanft
Integreon
Arnold Joseph
Chris and Nyssa Lee
Michael Li
Marsh
Ryan and Jill Moore
OANDA Global Corporation
Phillips Edison
Rosenberg & Estis PC
Paula and Errol Taylor
Will and Carolyn Tisch Blodgett
Tri-Star Construction Corp
Robin Vince
Jade Wagner
Peter and Debbie Weinberg
Robert Willens

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS
Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Wendy Cai
Chris Crampton
Lili Forouraghi
Kimberly Foster
Robert Friedlander
Willemijn Huizing
Racquel and Walter Oden
Colleen O’Hora
Mario Rosser
Russell Reynolds Associates
Hartwig Zakin