The Golden Heart Award serves as a model of how the strengths and resources of the private and public sectors combine to support God’s Love We Deliver in our critical work. Past recipients include Hugh Jackman, Jordan Roth, Tony Kushner, Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Karlie Kloss, Danny Meyer, Ryan Murphy, Philippe Dauman, Calvin Klein, Christine Quinn, Harry Slatkin, Joan Rivers, “7th on Sale”, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, M·A·C Cosmetics/M·A·C AIDS Fund, Prudential Douglas Elliman, Altria Group, Inc., Carolina Herrera and our volunteers Jackie Fierstein, Roz Gilbert, Ed Prostak, Evan Schwartz, 25 Years of Volunteers, Cindy Little, Jeff Gates & Mike Moran, Michael Sennott, Jamie Niven, and Wing Tat Leung.
At our 13th Annual Golden Heart Awards on Monday, Oct 21, Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was honored with the Golden Heart Award for Outstanding Leadership and Public Service. John Demsey, on behalf of his work as chairman of the M·A·C VIVA GLAM Fund, was honored with the Golden Heart Award for Outstanding Volunteerism and Community Leadership. Supermodel, entrepreneur and philanthropist Iman was honored with the Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service.
Anna Wintour served as our honorary chairwoman along with co-chairs Cynthia Erivo, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, John Idol, Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness, Michael Kors, Aerin Lauder, Jordan Roth and Blaine Trump. The event was help at the newest event space, Cipriani South Street, New York City.