GMSF is a 501[c](3) charitable organization focused on providing assistance to children in need

The GMSF Food and Wine Celebration

Monday, October 21, 2019

A spectacular autumn tradition since 2003, attendees savor award winning Chef Daniel Boulud’s cuisine in the private Bellecour Room of Restaurant Daniel along with two of New York’s premier chefs each year.

The wine selections chosen by expert Tony DiDio, President of TD Selections compliment the outstanding culinary presentations. Notable vineyards and importers include: Dreyfus Ashby, Miner Family, Hanzell, Nino Franco Prosecco, Cusumano, Barone Ricasoli, Peter Zemmer. Ellen Negrin of Lauber Imports assists throughout the evening. Chefs throughout this twelve year relationship with GMSF have included: Jonathan Benno of Lincoln Ristorante, Saul Bolton of Saul Restaurant, Daniel Boulud of Daniel, Stephen Lewandowski of Tribeca Grill, Michael Lomonaco of Porter House-New York, David Pasternack of Esca, Don Pintabona of Locale Market-St. Petersburg, Bill Telepan of Telepan Restaurant, Anthony Scotto Jr. of Fresco by Scotto Restaurant, and Mark Strausman of Freds at Barneys New York.

The Chefs

Daniel Boulud
Born in Lyon, France, Daniel Boulud is the most celebrated chef in North America with restaurants all over the world. Mr. Boulud has taken America by gastronomic storm and dazzles us with his craft. Daniel will host our event for the 16th year.

David Pasternack
David is the chef/partner of three-star restaurant Esca. This jewel of a restaurant has brought Italian seafood closer to America. We are proud to have David back with us for the 13th year.

Anthony Scotto, Jr.
Anthony Scotto, Jr. is the Executive Chef/Owner of Fresco by Scotto, an Italian landmark restaurant since 1993, co-owned and operated by The Scotto Family – Marion, Rosanna, Anthony, Jr. and Elaina. Fresco by Scotto has received outstanding reviews in New York Magazine, Gourmet Magazine, The New York Times and three stars in Crain’s New York Business.


The GMSF Golf Outing

Monday, July 15, 2019

The GMSF Annual Charity Golf Outing was hosted again this year at the exclusive Meadow Brook Club in Jericho, New York. With over 350 attendees, this year’s event, our 24th, was one of the most memorable. Everyone enjoyed a sun-filled day of amazing golf and socializing. Our generous donors were provided with a carry bag of fine gifts. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were served throughout the day. The day of golf, competitions, raffles, and auctions culminated with our fabulous cocktail party. The winners of contests such as the famous “Bobby Glick Putting Competition” and “Beat the Pro”, were presented with awards and prizes including: dinner at Rao’s, golf trips, valuable memorabilia, fine wine, etc… Champions of the day were announced and the trophies were engraved with the winners’ names becoming part of GMSF’s 24+ year legacy. To register for next year’s event please visit or contact Kitty Kitik at 1-973-344-6300 ext:304.


The GMSF Child Life Holiday Party

December 8, 2018, 11am

For the past 20 years, Frances and Thomas have gathered with their children and grandchildren in the atrium of the Cohen Children’s Medical Center to commence the annual GMSF Holiday party benefiting Child Life Services. This event is designed to brighten the Holiday Season, treating each child to toys with gifts from generous donors, live music and storytelling, along with a visit from Santa and a beautifully lit holiday tree and décor.Participant donations support the Child Life Specialist in the PICU, as well hundreds of children and families throughout Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY.


2018 Champions For Charity Holiday Shopping Benefit

Saturday December 1, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 pm

CHAMPIONS FOR CHARITY is an annual benefit embraced by the community and many GMSF supporters. Join us for this annual holiday shopping event in support of GMSF and Cohen Children’s Medical Center!  25% of your full-priced pre-tax purchases at participating Americana Manhasset and select Wheatley Plaza stores will be donated to GMSF or another charity of your choice!

GMSF joined Champions for Charity in 2012 and immediately became the top grossing new charity.

We are grateful to our friends at Americana Manhasset and all our supporters who make their holiday shopping a way to brighten the lives of many children.

To register for your complimentary CHAMPION CARD or for more information, visit, call 800.818.6767, or visit the Americana Manhasset Concierge Store