Spring Benefit

The Spring Benefit is our second most important fundraiser each year. Proceeds help fund our free breast and ovarian cancer support services and programs. If you are interested in sponsoring or attending a future event, contact us: 914-962-6402 or info@supportconnection.org.


2017 Spring Benefit

Our 2017 Annual Spring Benefit will be at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor on Friday, April, 7, from 7-11:30 pm. The evening will include open bar, abundant hors d’oeuvres, dinner, music and dancing, as well as a silent auction and many beautiful prize baskets. Proceeds from the event will help fund our year-round, free breast and ovarian cancer support services and programs.

It’s easy for you to participate:

  • Buy a Journal Ad or be a Sponsor: Pay tribute to someone, promote your business, say thank you. Our Sponsor and Journal Ad Form has all the details.
  • Enter to win one of our grand prizes: Tickets can be purchased (in advance) even if you can’t attend. Check out our list of fabulous prizes!

Questions? Contact us: 914-962-6402 or info@supportconnection.org.


Annual Spirit Awards

At the Spring Benefit, we will present our Annual Spirit Awards. We are proud to announce our 2017 honorees:

Chereese Jervis-HillMaria Rubino Jennings Spirit of Caring Award: This award is presented in honor and memory of Maria who helped create Support Connection’s Peer Counseling program and other services. It is given to someone who follows the example established by Maria: Making a positive difference in many lives through the power of caring. Over many years, because of her tremendous commitment to our cause, Chereese has made a difference by giving wholeheartedly of herself, both professionally and personally.

Ginny Allison-Novotny and Dottie McHugh: Spirit of Hope Awards: This award is given to honor individuals who offer inspiration to other cancer survivors. They have taken their own experiences and translated them into an opportunity to raise awareness about Support Connection’s mission. By sharing their personal stories, they empower others to reach out to us for help and encourage people to support our free services.

Gary Wawrzycki: Spirit of Community Award: This award is presented to honor someone whose efforts and actions make a huge difference to Support Connection and the community. Over the past few years, Gary has helped us reach out to many people in need of our support. In addition, because of Gary’s efforts, his employer Wells Fargo has sponsored numerous events and has also donated nearly $20,000 in community grants.

Jane Crossley and Valerie Peyronnet: Spirit of Giving Award: Spirit of Giving honorees are an inspiration to others and clearly demonstrate what it means to give of oneself. By sharing our mission, and because of their dedication and enthusiasm as volunteers, Jane and Valerie are truly a gift to us.

Elizabeth and Eric DiBartolo: Spirit of Philanthropy Award: Spirit of Philanthropy honorees give of themselves to make the world a better place. They are honored for their dedication, support and commitment to helping others. By donating and by hosting benefit events on our behalf, Elizabeth and Eric’s generosity has translated into raising awareness as well as helping to fund our programs and services.


 Photos from our 2016 Spring Benefit

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