Recap of Past Annual Events Awards and Honorees

2019

45th Anniversary Gala

VIP’s 45th Anniversary Gala was an evening to remember! We gathered on October 16, 2019 at Marina Del Rey for cocktails, dinner, and conversation. It was our honor to recognize these leaders for their commitment to improving the lives of New Yorkers:

Honoree

Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP

Honoree

Steve Newman

COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD

Priyank Patel, PharmD

POLITICAL IMPACT AWARD

Senator Gustavo Rivera (NY Senate District 33)

2018

Hope on the Hudson

Our 2018 Hope on the Hudson fundraiser was held aboard the S.S. Hudson on September 12, and it was a huge success! Guests enjoyed a festive evening cruising the Hudson River while taking in sights of the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty. Most importantly, client testimonials were offered by past clients who benefitted from the excellent care VIP provides to those who need it most.

It was our honor to recognize:

Honoree

Rachel Kohler of NowPow

Honoree

Irene Kaufmann of the Bronx Partnership for Healthy Communities

2017

Hope on the Hudson

Our 2017 “Hope on the Hudson” fundraiser was a huge success! A great crowd enjoyed a festive evening cruising the Hudson River aboard the S.S. Duchess. It was our honor to recognize Dan P. McCarthy, Former COO of healthfirst and a Bronx native, for his dedication and service to the community.

Honoree

Dan P. McCarthy, Former COO of healthfirst