Philanthropy

Hedge Funds Care gala raises nearly $2M to fight child abuse

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The Open Your Heart to the Children benefit was supported by Elliott, D.E. Shaw, Renaissance, SAC and more.

   
   The scene last night at Cipriani (Photo: Josh Wong Photography)
Hedge Funds Care's 15th annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children benefit last night raised nearly $2 million to support child abuse prevention and treatment programs in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

The gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, was supported and attended by employees of D. E. Shaw & Co., Elliott Management, Moore Capital Management, Renaissance Technologies, SAC Capital Advisors, Tudor Investment Corporation, Kingdon Capital Management and other hedge fund firms. An estimated 1,000