At the height of the nonprofit world's social swirl in New York, the city's white-shoe charities scramble to give the gala parties that will tease a few more dollars out of their well-heeled patrons. With many nonprofits depending on their gala's for earning up to 25 percent of their budget, the events themselves are quite a site to see, sometimes costing one half of the ticket price to produce. On any given night, New York's upper crust might bounce between their pick of benefit soirees. The most sought-after events, ...

Acts of Charity 2004, powerHouse Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781576872116