Gilda’s Club in New York, named after the late, great Gilda Radner, is celebrating 25 years this year! The organization, whose mission statement is “to support, educate, and empower cancer patients and their families,” is celebrating the occasion with a virtual gala taking place on November 12th at 7:30 ET.
The virtual event, hosted by WABC-TV Eyewitness News Anchor Bill Ritter, will honor Chairman & CEO Bristol Myers Squibb, Giovanni Caforio, MD, and actress and Gilda’s Club NYC Ambassador, Emma Stone. Slated to appear is Kenan Thompson, Laraine Newman, Chevy Chase and Susie Essman, as well as a performance by Ben Platt. Additional appearances by Gala Co-Chairs Jami Rubin and William Slattery and Honorary Gala Chairs Joanna Bull, and Alan & Robin Zweibel, as well as Gilda’s Club New York City CEO, Lily Safani. There will also be a live auction taking place.
More information about the event and Gilda’s Club can be found here.