Sports Stars & Celebrities Raise Awareness for
Domestic Violence @ Joe Torre Safe at Home 14th Annual Celebrity Gala 2016 !
NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,11.10.16)The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation held it's 14th annual celebrity gala, honoring commissioner of Major League Baseball, Robert Manfred Jr. and celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1996 World Champions New York Yankees @ Cipriani's Downtown NYC.
The safe foundation was founded in 2002 by Alice & Joe Torre in response to the impact that domestic violence had on Joe Torre and his family.Now in it's second decade of educating students that are most profoundly affected by domestic violence, Safe At Home helps thousands of young people every year.Named in honor of Joe's mother, the Margaret's Place program provides a " safe room" in schools staffed by a full-time, master's-level counselor who provides both individual and group counseling sessions. Additionally, schoolwide anti-violence
campaigns and educational forums for school employees and parents enhance the program's curriculum. Margaret's Place reaches more than 12,000 middle and high school students annually in metropolitan New York and Los Angeles.
The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation helps young people heal, overcome their fears and end the cycle of violence that all too often continues through generations.
Vip's in attendance included members of the 1996 World Champion New York Yankees and celebrities from the entertainment industry....
Lorraine Bracco, Jose Cardenal, Dominic Chianese, David Cone, Hanna Davis, Steve Donohue, Mariano Duncan, Cecil Fielder, John Flaherty, Andy Fox, John Franco,
Mike Fratello, Rod Gilbert, Steve Kroft, Derek Jeter, Tony La Russa, Jim Leyritz,
Tino Martinez, Hideki Matsui, Don Mattingly, Lee Mazzilli, Jeff Nelson, Paul O'Neill,
Willie Randolph, Harold Reynolds , Chris Russo, Steve Schirripa, Adam Silver,John Sterling, Suzyn Waldman, John Wetteland and others.....