The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) hosted the 2018 New York Dinner at the Restaurant Daniel at 60 East 65th Street in New York City on Thursday, December 6th, 2018. Dinner at Daniel will be an exquisite culinary experience with a special guest performance by Grammy® Award winners Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The charitable organization founded by Michael Milken is dedicated to identifying and funding groundbreaking cancer research programs. The memorable evening will welcome leaders in medicine, top research scientists and distinguished New York City socialites to explore refined European cuisines, world-class wines and gracious hospitality at Restaurant Daniel.
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s efforts advancing prostate cancer research. The 2018 New York Dinner will be a momentous occasion celebrating the generous support the partnership between PCF and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has received since its announcement a year prior. This year’s dinner follows a gracious $2.5 million gift presented by The Barry & Daria Foundation towards the PCF and VA partnership providing precision oncology to all veterans by establishing centers of excellence.
As the 2018 New York Dinner nears, many anticipate the surprises yet to be disclosed about the evening’s unique event experience. Throughout the dinner, notable guests will be recognized for their commitment to cancer research and their continued support of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Prostate Cancer Foundation is dedicated to discovering new and better treatments that will impact all prostate cancer patients. Dinner guests will enjoy a lively auction showcasing VIP experiences, luxury goods and destination getaways.
PCF’s Board of Directors includes business leaders such as Michael Milken, Lori Milken, Andrew J. Astrachan, James C. Blair PhD, Steven A. Burd, Peter T. Grauer, David H. Koch, The Honorable Earle I. Mack, Neal I. Rodin, Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD; Drew Pinsky, MD, and radio and television host Clark Howard.
About the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF):
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $765 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at more than 210 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise now extends to 22 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts has helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer.