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Recap: Children At Heart Gala In NYC To Benefit Chabad’s Children Of Chernobyl

John Voight, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

John Voight, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

On Monday, November 25th, Oscar winner Jon Voight hosted another star-studded gala to benefit Chabad’s Children of Chernobyl (CCOC) at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. This year’s Children at Heart Black-Tie Celebrity Dinner and Auction marked the Chernobyl disaster’s 27th anniversary and honored star of Showtime’s  Ray Donovan, Live Schreiber. Other celebrity attendees: Naomi Watts, ElieTahari, Yuri Foreman, Nancy Spielberg and Leah Adler, sister and mother of  director Steven Spielberg, Julianne Michelle, Bruce Beck, and Josh Sussman.

Children of Chernobyl (CCOC) is a not-for-profit organization that evacuates children who suffer from many medical maladies as a result of the  nuclear reactor explosion in Chernobyl. CCOC provides them with critical medical care, new homes, and an excellent education. To date, 2,863 children have been evacuated on 99 rescue missions.continues the work of saving the disaster’s youngest victims, preparing to airlift more children to safety on CCOC’s next rescue mission. To date, CCOC has saved 2,863 children from the contaminated living conditions surrounding Chernobyl, which remain a grave danger to residents of the surrounding region. As the rate of cancer and other radiation-related diseases continues to soar in the contaminated areas, CCOC’s goal is to airlift as many children to safety as quickly as possible and to provide them with medical care and their essential needs for a second chance at life.  To date the galas have raised millions of dollars to save the Children of Chernobyl.

“On this significant anniversary, thousands of children every day are still feeling the tragic consequences of the Chernobyl disaster,” said Producer Nancy Spielberg, Founding Board Member of CCOC. “They are facing devastating illnesses from radiation contamination — radiation that will be with us for thousands of years. As we’ve seen from the recent Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the impact from this kind of radioactivity is as devastating today as it was 27 years ago.”

This unforgettable evening included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, a seated dinner, and a live auction followed by an abyss of delectable desserts.

Some of the incredible auction items up for bids included walk-on and speaking roles in upcoming motion pictures, including a speaking role in the next Avi Lerner film, a walk-on role in Alex Merkin’s next picture, and a speaking role in the upcoming film, Rock Story, starring Eric Roberts. Other items include a private lunch with the legendary TV Talk show host Larry King, dinner for 4 with “Ray Donovan” star Steven Bauer, a Juls debut bracelet, an Anatomie “Lady Lugano” Jacket, a song recording/production session with Grammy nominated composer Cristhian Andrews, lunch for 4 at the Friar’s Club with “Blue Bloods” star Len Cariou, a boxing lesson with world champion Yuri Foreman and Liev Schreiber, a meet and greet with Billy Crystal, a DreamWorks Animation studio tour, and many more.

Julianne Michelle (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Julianne Michelle (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Alexandra Fructuoso (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Alexandra Fructuoso (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Nancy Spielberg (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Nancy Spielberg (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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