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What do NBC News Anchor Brian Williams and Helen Keller have in common?

Brian & Kathy

This blog is written by Peggy O’Neill, HKI’s Vice President of Development, Individual Giving.

Seeing world renowned television journalist and HKI champion, Brian Williams back on air last night with the return of Rock Center, reminded me of this year’s Spirit of Helen Keller Gala.

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Oh What A Night!

HKI’s Spirit of Helen Keller Gala a Smashing Success
Kathy Spahn, Meryl Streep, Reinold Geiger ©HKI/Joe Vericker-PhotoBureau

This post was written by Peggy O’Neill, Vice President of Development, Individual Giving.

Herbs from Provence, a Hollywood legend, and vitamin A.  What do they have in common?  All took center stage on Tuesday, May 24th at Helen Keller International’s sixth annual Spirit of Helen Keller Gala.

Over 300 guests filled the Grand Ballroom at the Pierre Hotel on Tuesday, May 24th to support HKI’s programs to prevent blindness and reduce malnutrition and celebrate our honorees, Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation (PFS) and Reinold Geiger, CEO of L’OCCITANE en Provence.  Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we raised a remarkable $825,000 for HKI’s sight-and life-saving programs!  And donations are still coming in! more…

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