Hailey's Hope Foundation

Supporting Families in the NICU

Fourth Annual Beach Bash Benefit – Honoring Olivia and Lawrence Blau

Manursing Island Club

Saturday, June 2, 2012

[L-R: Aileen Burdick, Doreen and David Zion, Jamie Webb and Michael Berg]

More than 125 guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, great raffles, a marshmallow roast, and more at Hailey’s Hope Foundation’s Fourth Annual “Beach Bash” Benefit on June 2nd at Manursing Island Club.  The event was a great success and raised approximately $75,000 to help NICU families at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and other New York area hospitals.  To view the evening’s Reception Journal, please click here.

Many thanks to:

  • The evening’s honorees, Olivia and Lawrence Blau, who received the 2012 Hailey Zion Memorial Award for Community Spirit for their dedication to helping the NICU community.
  • Our guest speaker, Graig McElroy, whose incredible NICU story filled the room with laughter and tears.
  • The evening’s generous sponsors:
    • Premier Sponsors: Reckson, A Division of SL Green Realty Corp.
      and Lincoln Land Services;
    • Participating Sponsors: Matt and Alicia DiLiberto, The Holliday Foundation,
      and Andrew and Tina Mathias; and
    • Dessert Sponsor: The Galiano Family
  • All of our friends, volunteers and supporters, including the families and businesses that purchased tickets and advertisements in our Reception Journal.