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CATCHING UP: 19th Annual Hamptons Happening and SWCRF fundraisers for good.

CATCHING UP: We recently joined friends in support of good at the 19th Annual Hamptons Happening and SWCRF fundraiser for good “Step Up To Turn Off Cancer” fundraiser event. Hosted by Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation the fundraising season season kicked off with the two vital SWCRF fundraisers at Versa New York City a few days ago.

CATCHING UP: 19th Annual Hamptons Happening and SWCRF fundraisers for good by Brigitte SeguraFashionDailyMag Lifestyle Editor #brigitteseguracurator. @Brigitte_Segura.

These fundraising events have allowed SWCRF to invest more than $100 million towards collaborative cancer research programs, supporting hundreds of investigators around the world. SWCRF-funded scientists have made many breakthrough discoveries in the fight against cancer. Event Honorees for 2023 include Chef Ralph Scamardella, EVP & Chief Culinary Officer, TAO Group, , Co-Founders, Scott’s Protein Balls, Denise Albert, CEO and Co-Founder, My Cancer Family, Anna Zuckerman, Founder, Chief Designer Anna Zuckerman Luxury.

Notable attendees included: Dr. Samuel Waxman, SWCRF CEO and Founder, this year’s Hamptons Happening honorees Lori and Scott Levine, Richard Kind, James Ingram, Leesa Rowland, Orital Karelic, Marion Waxman, designer Kobi Halperin, Randi Schatz, Nadja Sayej, Brigitte Segura, event chairs Mark D. Friedman and Jamie Koff, and event co-chairs, Bryan Griffin, Elena Gibbs, Bess Freedman, and Erica Linden-Fineberg

This year’s fabulous Hamptons Happenings, one of the anticipated events on the Hamptons summer schedule will be held on Saturday, July 8th, 2023, at the Bridgehampton Estate of Kenneth and Maria Fishel. A night of food tastings from dozens of chefs, restaurants, and beverage companies all while raising critical funds for cancer research. HamptonsHappeningsinfo.

The “Step Up To Turn Cancer Off” virtual fundraising event where participants keep track of their physical activities in order to reach their daily “step” goal.  An easy-to-use online tool will convert just about any activity such as walking, running swimming, dancing, yoga, gardening etc. into steps. Participants can register individually or as a team and then share progress with peers and family to garner donations. The week-long challenge runs from June 19th through 26th, 2023. For more information, to register, or to sponsor a participant or team, Step up event.

About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF):The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded more than $100 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe. For more information, visit waxmancancer.

CATCHING UP: 19th Annual Hamptons Happening and SWCRF fundraisers for good by Brigitte SeguraFashionDailyMag Lifestyle Editor #brigitteseguracurator. @Brigitte_Segura.

Photo credits: Honorees: SWCRF ; Attendees: Mark Sagliocco / Shutterstock

Atmospheric video/photos @Brigitte_Segura.

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Brigitte Segura
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