Hedge Funds Care/Help for Children Bags $2MOne of the most globally recognized charities backed by the hedge fund industry whose proceeds support non-profits focused on preventing and treating child abuse Hedge Funds Care/Help for Children, is pleased to announce the raise of about $2 million at its 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit.
The gala brought together close to 1000 senior executives from some of the most prominent hedge fund managers including Marathon Asset Management, Angelo Gordon, Glenview Capital, Paloma Partners, Woodbine Capital, Samlyn Capital, Pershing Square Capital Management and many more. While attendees networked over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, participated in the silent auction, and enjoyed the live entertainment, Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards was presented with the Award for Caring by former New York Yankees Manager and prior HFC Honoree Joe Torre.
“I am honored to be the recipient of Hedge Funds Care’s ‘Award for Caring,’ and for Joe Torre who enters the Hall of Fame this summer to personally have presented this to me, made this a particularly special evening,” Richards said. “Hedge Funds Care has done great work to positively impact the lives of so many children worldwide and I am proud to be able to contribute to the organization’s amazing work.”
“This is an evening that showcases so many hedge fund executives who all come together for one common cause: to prevent and treat child abuse,” said Dean Backer, President of HFC.Source: Opalesque