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At this year’s Blue Party, 450 new and familiar faces turned out to show their support for The New York Foundling and raise awareness about foster care.

 

We’re happy to announce that, thanks to our generous attendees and sponsors, the May 10 bash at the Bowery Hotel was a success — and we raised more than $100,000!

 

This means support for programs that set youth in foster care up for future success, like after-school support, Camp Felix, Haven Academy and our tutoring and educational advocacy services that The Foundling’s CEO and President Bill Baccaglini spoke about in his opening remarks.

 

Want to find out if you were a raffle winner? Want to browse pictures? Here’s a recap.

 

And The Winners Are…

Did you enter one of our raffles at The Blue Party? Find out if you won!

 

Two tickets to the June 21 Yankees vs. Angels game: Jeff Dvorak

David Yurman bangle: Thomas Kandybowicz

Dinner at Saxon + Parole: Jeff Loperfido

Tickets to Unstoppable: The Musical: Doron Zwickel

Casper gift set: Winston Nguyen

Blue Apron subscription: Colin Lounsberry

Classes at Barry’s Bootcamp, S’well water bottle: Joanna Elliott

Six-month Crunch membership: Theodore Dimig

Three-month Equinox membership: Anthony Piccola

Private Pilates sessions with Halley Cianfarini: Robin Schmerler

Personal training session with Kate Cherichello: Ryan Roth

10 classes with the Pack Outdoor Gym: Joseph Angelini

Two-month SYNCStudio membership, lululemon yoga mat: Alex Huber

Fitbit Alta: Kim James

Six bottles of Treleaven wine: Michael Kurtz

 

The Blue Party Pictures

It was a sea of blue at The Blue Party! We’re pretty sure our guests represented royal, navy, cobalt, sky and every color of blue on the spectrum in between.

 

Katie Lyman snapped some gorgeous pictures of the attendees as they arrived and throughout the evening. You can check out pictures directly on her website or in our Facebook album.

 

The Bosco GIFs!

If you swung by The Bosco’s GIF-making photo booth, you’ve got to find your image in The Bosco’s gallery! Find the gallery here and download your favorites.

 

ICYMI: Limited Edition Rosé of Syrah from City Winery

There’s still time to place your order for a bottle of organic Rosé of Syrah through City Winery that will help support The Foundling’s programs, with a beautiful custom label by artist JGoldcrown. They are $25 each. Snag yourself a bottle (or two) on the City Winery site.

 

Stay Tuned!

Please save the date for The Foundling’s Fall Fête, Nov. 1 at the Metropolitan Club!