“On behalf of the 2007 Super Bowl Championship Team, it was an honor to accept this award from Coach Coughlin’s incredible foundation,” said Michael Strahan.
NEW YORK (PRWEB)
September 16, 2017
The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation hosted its 13th annual Champions for Children Gala on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. For over 13 years, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund has provided financial, emotional, and practical support to families tackling childhood cancer in the New York/New Jersey Metropolitan area.
Legendary NBC 4 New York sports broadcaster Bruce Beck served as Master of Ceremonies, joined by “the voice” of the NY Giants, Bob Papa, and toasted the foundation’s 2017 honorees – Boston College alumnus and Chief Investment Officer of Fundamental Equity for Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Steven Barry, along with the team members of the 2007 NY GIANTS Super Bowl Championship Team, accepted by Michael Strahan, all of whom are passionate advocates for childhood cancer patients and their families.
“On behalf of the 2007 Super Bowl Championship Team, it was an honor to accept this award from Coach Coughlin’s incredible foundation,” said Michael Strahan. “Coming together as a team to win the Super Bowl was an unbelievable experience; coming together as a team last night, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, to support the many local families facing the unthinkable, is what teamwork is all about.”
At this year’s event, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund held both a live and silent auction featuring luxurious vacations, sports memorabilia, sporting events tickets, and several once-in-a-lifetime experiences and opportunities. Special guests included sports celebrities; New York Giants players, coaches and alumni; Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation college scholarship recipients; and pediatric oncology patients with their families.
“I am so honored to be a part of the legacy that started at my alma mater, Boston College,” said Steven Barry, Chief Investment Officer of Growth Equity at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation honoree. “Jay’s spirit continues because of the work of the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, and it is an incredible feeling to share in the support they are providing families just…