Decor by Rafanelli Events at the 2016 UNICEF Children's Champion Award Dinner. Photo credit: Michael Blanchard for U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

The UNICEF Gala Boston is a one-of-a-kind evening of UNICEF's work in over 190 countries as well as a tribute to the outstanding humanitarian leaders who make our work possible.  Since its inception, the event has honored remarkable individuals and raised over $9 million for UNICEF’s work to save and improve children’s lives around the world. The UNICEF Children’s Champion Award has been presented to notable philanthropists including Nelson Mandela, Queen Noor, Princess Caroline, David Ortiz, the Boston Celtics, Sting & Trudie Styler, Lauren Bush Lauren & David Lauren, Heidi Klum, Pedro & Carolina Martinez, Yo-Yo Ma and Lawrence O’Donnell. Please join us in 2019 as we honor Bryan Rafanelli.


Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Castle
130 Columbus Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts


6:30 PM Reception
7:30 PM Dinner and Program  


Cocktail Attire


Bryan Rafanelli


Kate Brizius
Kerry Swords


Alli Achtmeyer
Brenda Bancel
RoAnn Costin
Gitika Marathay Desai
Annalisa Di Palma
Barbara Eisenson
Courtney Forrester
Christine Hayward
Linda Henry
Jeannette Hsu-McSweeney
Yuko Hunt
Barrie Landry
Brianna Lawless

Susan Littlefield
Sharon Malt
Margaret McNeill
Kaia Miller Goldstein
Erin Moskun
Mahsa Noble
Jeryl Oristaglio
Tiffany Ortiz
Patty Ribakoff
Gail Roberts
Esmeralda Swartz
Mark Walsh
Simone Winston


Barbara and Michael Eisenson
The Landry Family Foundation
Kerry and Brendan Swords


Kate and Chuck Brizius
Gitika Marathay Desai and Amit Desai
Barbara Jordan and Bob Pemberton
Michele and Howard Kessler
Susan Littlefield and Martin Roper
Kaia Miller Goldstein and Jonathan Goldstein


Stephane and Brenda Bancel
RoAnn Costin
Annalisa and Dino Di Palma
Jeannette Hsu-McSweeney and Todd McSweeney
Erin and James Moskun
Gail Roberts
Esmeralda and Scott Swartz


Allie and Mark Allyn
Courtney and Michael Forrester
Janet and Allan Green
Sharon and Brad Malt


As of February 19, 2019