Cooley’s Anemia Foundation has a mission to increase life expectancy and enhance the quality of life for those impacted by thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder.
This year’s annual gala will be honoring Robert Ficarra, Humanitarian of the Year, and Maria Hadjidemetriou, Patient Recognition Award recipient.
Debi Mazar, host, is an acclaimed actress who made her feature film debut in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas. Her extensive onscreen work includes films with legendary directors Woody Allen, Michael Mann, Oliver Stone and Joel Schumacher. She is also known for her cooking show Extra Virgin, and is currently on the hit show Younger.