18th Annual debra of America Benefit

The 18th debra of America Benefit - October 24, 2016

The 18th Annual debra of America Benefit was generously presented by Mölnlycke Health Care and was held on Monday, October 24 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The evening of honors and celebrations featured an exclusive performance by Mod Society, as well as cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, and a seated dinner.

Proceeds from the Benefit go directly towards supporting people living with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a painful, often fatal, and always debilitating rare genetic disease that affects 1 out of every 20,000 births in the United States. Those born with EB are often known as "Butterfly Children" for their extremely fragile skin.

Couldn't Attend? Click here to make a donation to support EB


Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support!

debra of America Benefit Sponsors

Congratulations to the 18th Annual debra of America Award recipients! We are excited by the research outcomes being presented by Partners in Progress Award Winner Abeona Therapeutics Inc. and thankful for the EB research breakthroughs made by Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Jouni Uitto, including discovering the genetic basis for EB. We are honored to have Corporate Hero Award Winner Doug Davis advocating for EB awareness, and we are inspired by this year's Spirit Award Winner Harlee Bass. And a very special thank you to Master of Ceremonies, J.R. Martinez, whose passion for the cause is truly infectious!

J.R. Martinez will  be Master of Ceremonies at the debra of America Benefit, and Benefit Honorees

Couldn't Attend? Click here to make a donation to support EB


For questions or for more information, please contact:
Meghan Jay at 212-868-1573 x 108 | events [at] debra [dot] org