Annual event of dinner and dance which was an unforgettable night marking the celebration of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary in achievements in fighting leukemia and other diseases treatable by bone marrow transplants. The evening's highlight was the emotional first-time meeting between a former patient with her life-saving bone marrow donor.
New York City, April 28 2017 - We Are Family Foundation® (WAFF) held its 2017 gala celebration which recognized honorees Nelson Mandela (posthumously accepted by his family), A Tribe Called Quest and Dikembe Mutombo.
ABOUT WE ARE FAMILY FOUNDATION®
We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the vision of a global family by creating and supporting programs that promote cultural diversity while nurturing the vision, talents, and ideas of young people who are positively changing the world. Through global initiatives like Three Dot Dash and TEDxTeen, WAFF has mentored and empowered extraordinary youth from more than 64 countries on six continents by giving them platforms to share their messages, tell their stories, inspire others, amplify their work and foster respect and understanding across cultures.
All photos by InvitedNYC - Jason Malihan