The Ackerman Institute for the Family held its 11th Annual Moving Families Forward Gala at the JW Marriot Essex House this week. This annual event raises critical funds in support of the programs and services the Institute provides for children and families in distress.
Tamsen Fadal, award-winning journalist and PIX 11 News Anchor returned to host for her fourth year, where more than 250 Ackerman supporters gathered for a special evening to advance the work of the Institute. Guests enjoyed refreshments during a live-jazz cocktail reception and had the opportunity to bid on luxury items donated by friends and supporters. Sotheby’s Executive Vice President, Hugh Hildesley led a live auction during dinner service and encouraged guests to donate to the Institute’s worthy cause.