On Tuesday, June 11th Runchana Ball hosted a benefit to raise funds for Susan G. Komen Greater NYC. Susan G Komen Greater NYC’s mission is to make sure no one dies of breast cancer. Komen Greater NYC works to provide innovative patient case management, screenings, and treatment to women across NYC. Owner of Face and Beauty by Runchana, Runchana ball offered skin care services, health education, and a silent auction to raise funds for Komen Greater NYC.
Runchana Ball’s ‘An Evening of Beauty’ turned into an evening of beauty and charity. The Elizabeth Collective, once home to Elizabeth Taylor, was the perfect venue for such an occasion. Alongside Runchana, Wendi Nix, lead anchor for NFL Live and ESPN moderated the event. The keynote guest speakers included best selling author and life coach Tracy Fox, Lasting Connections CEO Sameera Sullivan and Linda Tantawi, CEO of Susan G. Komen Greater NYC affiliate.
Before guests mingled and engaged in the silent auction, Linda Tantawi took the floor to share the mission of Susan G. Komen Greater NYC. Serving in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland count; the organization covers approximately sixty-four percent of the New York population. With NYC being an ethnically, and financially diverse region, Komen NYC Greater works to provide access to affordable health care, screenings for breast cancer, funds for low-cost breast and much more to those in need. Komen uses eighty-eight percent of every dollar donated towards their mission. Runchana shared during the event “Helping people achieve the most beautiful, confident versions of themselves through every stage of life while creating strong support systems is my true passion.” Along with fifty percent of all exclusive skin care services and packages profits being donated, a silent auction of luxury services also generated proceeds towards Komen Greater NYC. Some of the select items and services auctioned were an ADADIAMOND diamond necklace, a dating consultation with Sameera Sullivan, a fitness training session with Luis Reyes, several medi-spa services from Face and Beauty by Runchana. All attendees were given a copy of ‘Happy Work Life: Learn to Thrive 9 To 5 and Beyond’ by Tracy Fox.
For more information on Susan G. Komen NYC Greater as well as how you can donate visit www.Komennyc.org.