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The French-American Aid For Children (FAAFC) celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Bal des Berceaux at the Rainbow Room last Friday, April 29th. This year, FAAFC presented The Storefront Academy's 50th Anniversary with the 2016 Children Come First Award.

The evening was a truly beautiful experience as guests were dressed in impeccable long gowns which was appropriate since the event took place at the newly renovated Rainbow Room which is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. A lot of the attendees have been supporting the event as they come every year to attend the annual gala.

  • May 31st, 2016
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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French American Aid for Children Hosts 75th Annual Bal des Berceaux at the Rainbow Room Storefront Academy receives "Children Come First Award"

The French-American Aid For Children (FAAFC) celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Bal des Berceaux at the Rainbow Room last Friday, April 29th. This year, FAAFC presented The Storefront Academy's 50th Anniversary with the 2016 Children Come First Award.

The evening was a truly beautiful experience as guests were dressed in impeccable long gowns which was appropriate since the event took place at the newly renovated Rainbow Room which is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. A lot of the attendees have been supporting the event as they come every year to attend the annual gala.

  • May 18th, 2016
  • | Published in: Luxxeliving

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2015 Bal des Berceaux

"On May 8th at the Plaza Hotel, the French-American Aid For Children (FAAFC) held its 74th annual Bal des Berceaux. The Bal des Berceaux is an annual fundraiser that raises money for seven children charities in the US and France.


FAAFC honored Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club for its 100th Anniversary, a charity directed by Daniel Quintero, that FAAFC has been supporting since 1983. About 40 talented children from this after-school center as well as Gérard Chambre, a renowned French singer and comedian and ardent supporter of work that helps underprivileged children worldwide, performed at the Bal. The Master of Ceremonies was Mark Ellwood, Television broadcast journalist and author....."

  • May 18th, 2015
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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Bal des Berceaux

"The annual Bal des Berceaux was first held in 1942 and has been FAAFC's main fundraising event since. Half a million dollars was raised at last year's Bal des Berceaux. All funds are used to further FAAFC's mission. The event attracts French and American dignitaries, New York and community leaders from around the world. Each year an international group of debutantes make their introduction into society. This year debutantes are Jasmine Bissete, Eva DiNoia Mantione, Clémence Grosgogeat, Albane Imperiali, Caroline Jeanmaire, Pauline de Montebello and Krista Salmasi...."

  • May 19th, 2014
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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Neuf débutantes introduites à New York

"Le 26 avril, la 72e édition de l'annuel Bal des Berceaux a présenté à l'élite new-yorkaise neuf débutantes lors d'une soirée luxueuse..."

  • May 30th, 2013
  • | Published in: France-Amérique.com

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Faithful Support

"On April 26, 2013, at the 72nd Annual Bal des Berceaux, French American Aid for Children honored The Bic Group in appreciation of over thirty years of faithful support for its beneficiaries, children experiencing challenges in growth and development." ...."

  • May, 2013
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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Let Us Read, and Let Us Dance

"French-American Aid for Children, which hosts the ball, honored Société Generale with the Children Come First award, in recognition of its 50 years of support for FAAFC's roster of beneficiary institutions, based in both countries, that address the special needs of children who are deprived or at risk, with targeted programs and therapies from highly qualified professionals..."

  • May, 2012
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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Debutantes, gifts of Music, and the Bomb

"Last Friday night in New York, they celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Bal des Berceaux, the gala debutante ball which benefits the French-American Aid For Children (FAAFC), at the Plaza Hotel. The Bal's name traces back to a 1942 benefit for a children's orphanage called Les Berceaux de Rouen, berceaux being French for cradles!"

  • May, 2011
  • | Published in: New York Social Diary

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Bal des Berceaux à New York

"Succès de la 70ème soirée de gala au profit de l'enfance. Vendredi 29 avril à l'Hotel Plaza, la French-American Aid for Children, fondation franco-américaine pour l'aide à l'enfance organisait sa soirée de gala pour la 70ème année consécutive..."

  • 06 May, 2011
  • | Published in: France-Amérique Online

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BAL DES BERCEAUX

"The French-American Aid for Children hosted it's 70th Anniversary Gala, the Bal Des Berceaux, Friday, April 29. This annual Debutante Ball, held at the Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, is the primary fundraiser for the FAAFC. The money raised through this event benefits numerous international organizations that assist children and families with programs that include literacy, arts awareness, family planning, and medical aid..."

  • May, 2011
  • | Published in: White Wall Magazine