- Upcoming Events
- Past Events
Junior Happy Hour 2013
On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, over 35 Juniors attended the Junior Happy Hour at The Caulfield. Junior Committee member, Sarika Kumar gave a brief overview of her work with HKI in Cambodia. She conducted a qualitative market research study to create educational materials for mothers and training material for health staff. They were promoting the use of micronutrient powders for mothers with their 6 month to 2 year old children to reduce anemia.
To learn more about the Junior Committee, please contact Lauren Chiarello at firstname.lastname@example.org
World Sight Day Celebration
On Wednesday, October 3, 2012, over 100 guests enjoyed an intimate evening of music and inspiration at the new club 54 Below, which is located beneath the legendary Studio 54. Tony DeSare’s entertaining and charismatic performance captivated the audience, with the event raising nearly $20,000 to benefit HKI’s mission to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Stay tuned for news about our 2013 World Sight Day Celebration!
Spirit of Helen Keller Gala - 2012
HKI hosted its seventh annual Spirit of Helen Keller Gala on May 21, 2012 at The Pierre Hotel in New York. The event raised over $1,000,000 to benefit HKI's sight- and life-saving programs in 22 countries around the world - our most successful Gala yet! Over 350 guests attended to celebrate our work, among them NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who joined us as our Special Guest to share a touching personal story about how his father worked with our legendary Founder, Helen Keller, during World War I. HKI honored Dr. William Foege and presented him with the Spirit of Helen Keller Award. Dr. Foege is a world renowned epidemiologist who worked on the successful campaign to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s. For more information on the Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, please contact Lauren Chiarello at email@example.com or 646-472-0338.