Winter Wish Gala

Our annual Winter Wish Gala is a chance to honor the people and organizations that make our work possible.

Purchase tickets, become a sponsor or buy an E-Journal ad now. However you choose to participate in this special evening, you’ll be empowering us to help even more families struggling with a child’s substance use find the answers and help they so desperately need.


Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York, NY 10018
December 12, 2017
Reception 6:30 pm; Dinner & Program 7:30 pm
Festive Attire

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Honorees & Special Guests


Elizabeth Vargas is an award-winning ABC News anchor who has traveled the world covering breaking news stories, reporting in-depth investigations, and conducting newsmaker interviews. She is currently the co-anchor of “20/20” with David Muir. Vargas is also the author of “Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction” released in 2016.

We are thrilled to recognize this year’s Honorees for their invaluable support of the Partnership’s mission and corporate citizenship.


Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.

David A. Katz is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City, an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, and co-chair of the Board of Advisors of the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance. David serves as a valued board member of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.


Trained in graphic design and advertising, Christine Mack started her own design firm following time with Hearst Publications in order to provide pro-bono design work to different charities and cultural institutions throughout New York City. Christine is a full time philanthropist as it has become her main focus and passion in life.

Natasha Silver Bell is the founder and president of SilverBell Coaching. She has been featured in the New York Times for her work in recovery and life coaching services helping people who struggle with addiction and the accompanying behavioral challenges and consequences. She has previously collaborated with the Partnership to present our documentary films spotlighting teenage medicine abuse.



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