Cristian Rivera Foundation

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Kenan Thompson, Rosie Perez step out for Cristian Rivera Foundation gala

Kenan Thompson, Rosie Perez step out for Cristian Rivera Foundation gala

Featured on Celebrities and Hollywood powerhouses helped raise money for a good cause this week at a swanky soiree in New York City. Kenan Thompson, Darlene Rodriguez, Rosie Perez, baseball legend Dwight “Doc” Gooden, actor Luis Guzmán, Combs Entertainment exec James Cruz and more attended the 11th annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Gala at Capitale on Wednesday evening to […]

SNL Star and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Kenan Thompson honored Vanessa Bayer at Gilda’s Club NYC 24th Annual Gala and attended this year’s11th Annual CRF Celebrity Gala

SNL Star and Cristian Rivera Foundation Committee Member Kenan Thompson honored Vanessa Bayer at Gilda’s Club NYC 24th Annual Gala and attended this year’s11th Annual CRF Celebrity Gala

Featured Exclusively  on  Former “SNL” comic Vanessa Bayer says you’ve got to laugh off cancer . . . and use it as an excuse to get out of things you hate. Bayer, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at 15, gave advice on how to handle a diagnosis while being honored at the Gilda’s Club gala Thursday, saying […]

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Cristian Rivera Foundation Boat Ride around NYC on July 15 is child cancer fundraiser

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Cristian Rivera Foundation Boat Ride around NYC on July 15 is child cancer fundraiser

One of New York City’s best-known music promoters of the ‘90s is having a throwback dance party — that doubles as a fundraiser for a cause near and dear to his heart. Revelers who hop aboard the Circle Line on Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. for the second annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Freestyle Flashback […]

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Father continues crusade to find cure for rare cancer that killed his son years ago with city fund-raiser

Daily News EXCLUSIVE: Father continues crusade to find cure for rare cancer that killed his son years ago with city fund-raiser

Nearly a decade ago, John Rivera turned the worst crisis a parent can face — the terminal cancer diagnosis of his young son — into a lifelong quest to help save other children’s lives. In 2007, Rivera’s 4-year-old son, Cristian, was diagnosed with a very rare form of brain cancer, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or […]

Breaking CRF News: Brandon Stanton, of Humans of New York, to receive 2016 Humanitarian Award at the 8th Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation’s Celebrity Fundraising Gala

  The Cristian Rivera Foundation has amazing news to share! This years’ Cristian Rivera Foundation’s Humanitarian Award recipient is Brandon Stanton. Brandon is the founder of the incredibly popular Humans of New York! Earlier this year, Brandon ran a story and a subsequent fundraising campaign to benefit Dr. Mark Souweidane. We were impressed with Brandon’s […]

Local Charity Aims To Cure Deadly Pediatric Cancer With Star Power

Local Charity Aims To Cure Deadly Pediatric Cancer With Star Power

We love great non-for-profit work, for the eighth year in a row, New York City-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) The Cristian Rivera Foundation is gathering celebrities, supporters and donors to raise money toward a groundbreaking clinical trial aimed at curing Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). The eighth annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Celebrity Gala will be held at […]