Right To Play's 2022 Spring Gala

Join us to celebrate Right To Play's continued work protecting, educating and empowering 2.35 million children in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America through the power of play! To join us for the event, or for sponsorship and further support options, click here. For further information, contact Chelcey Remstad at cremstad@righttoplay.com. The event, on May 17th at Cipriani 25 Broadway, will begin at 5:30pm and end at 9:00pm.

2022 Honorees

This year, we are honoring three incredible people who have been champions for Right To Play.

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Mark Hantho

Mark Hantho has been an invaluable supporter of Right To Play for nearly a decade. Having recently completed his tenure as Chair of the Right To Play USA Board of Directors, he also sits on the Global Leadership Committee, and along with his wife Monica, has contributed nearly $1 million dollars to protecting, educating, and empowering children around the world.

Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix is the most decorated American Track & Field athlete of all-time. As an activist, entrepreneur and mother, she has inspired millions wth her sustained excellence and vocal support of women's rights, maternal and child health, and children around the world. In 2021, Allyson donated her entire Olympic winnings to Right To Play.

Aissa Traore

Born in Bamako, Mali, a country that ranks 176th out of 187 countries in the UN’s Gender Equality Index, Aissa not only finished secondary school, she also went on to earn a Master’s degree, and to found Femme Pluriel Mali, a non-profit that empowers Malian girls using sports as a gateway to help them learn about their bodies and build their confidence. She’s also an assistant coordinator at the UNHCR. She credits supportive parents and her participation in Right To Play programs for her success.

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Important Information on COVID-19:

Kindly note that guidelines regarding COVID-19 are changing for non-essential services. Participants should follow local and venue guidelines. If you are experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath, or have recently come into contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, we kindly ask that you refrain from attending and remain at home.

All guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documented recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days upon entering Right To Play's gala.