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The Cristian Rivera Foundation

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Interested in shooting on the Red Carpet for a celebrity gala? If yes, then volunteer for The Cristian Rivera Foundation 12th Annual Celebrity Gala on Wed., Nov. 17th at Capitale, located at 130 Bowery in Lower Manhattan.

Our high-profile attendees in the past have included Saturday Night Live star Kenan Thompson, actress Rosie Perez, actor Luis Guzman, actress Annabella Sciorra, actor Vincent Young, Mets Hall of Famer Doc Gooden, Radio Hall of Famer Angie Martinez, The Village People, actor Malik Yoba, actor Ramon Rodriguez, actor Joey Donofrio, Today in New York co-anchor Darlene Rodriguez, former New York Knicks All-Stars Anthony Mason and John Starks, Geno Smith, actress Abigail Breslin, The Entire Cast of Real Housewives of New Jersey, castmates of both Mob Wives and Love and Hip Hop New York, and many more.

The event will take place from 6-11 p.m, press check-in time is 4:30 pm sharp. There will be a brief meeting with all-volunteer photographers starting at 4:30 pm. Only fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed to volunteer and proof of vaccination must be submitted to us weeks before the event.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build your portfolio while helping a great cause.

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About The Cristian Rivera Foundation


1452 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020, US

Mission Statement

The Cristian Rivera Foundation is a non-profit organization that is committed to finding a cure for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Our foundation strives to increase public awareness of DIPG, as well as raise funds that will provide financial support to families and medical facilities that conduct innovative research and clinical trials. Through its many efforts, the Cristian Rivera Foundation has helped build the foundation that supports the groundbreaking research that will one-day cure DIPG. The Cristian Rivera Foundation funds the work of Dr. Mark Souweidane, Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery of Weill Cornell Medical Center - Memorial Sloane (Kettering) Cancer Center and Dr. Oren Becher of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital and the Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern.


On January 22, 2007, I received the worst news of my life. My 4 year-old son, Cristian, was diagnosed with an inoperable Pontine Glioma brain stem tumor which generally affects kids 1 to 9 years-old. It has no cure and it also has a life expectancy of 3 to 18 months. Cristian’s battle for his life lasted 2 years and a few days (passing away on January 25, 2009) but the new battle in honor of his new life has begun. Cristian, I love and miss you dearly. Ever since you passed away, I committed myself to help find a cure for this deadly disease so that no other family would have to go through the grief of losing their beloved children. In keeping with this commitment, I have created the Cristian Rivera Foundation in your honor.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Health & Medicine


Wed Nov 17, 2021
04:30 PM - 11:00 PM


130 BoweryNew York, NY 10013



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  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • You will need to be present at 4:30 p.m. -sharp. This opportunity will last until 11:00 p.m.

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