INTIMATE APPAREL SQUARE CLUB TO HONOR HANESBRANDS AND JCPENNEY AT 2015 H.U.G. GALA

 

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GALA TO BENEFIT PEDIATRIC TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION
Accepting on Behalf of HANESBRANDS
HOWARD UPCHURCH, Group President, Innerwear Americas
PATRICK BURNS, President, Intimates
ANN FRITCHMAN, Chief Customer Officer, Intimates
Accepting on Behalf of JCPENNEY
Members of JCPenney Executive Team

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT – JOAN GOLD, MD
Clinical Director of Children’s Rehabilitation Services, NYU Langone Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

The Intimate Apparel Square Club (IASC), the New York-based charity, announced that it will celebrate its 60th Anniversary at this year’s H.U.G. Gala honoring industry leaders Hanesbrands and JCPenney.

The H.U.G. Gala will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at the luxurious 230 FIFTH PENTHOUSE in New York City. In attendance will be apparel industry executives from the retail, manufacturing and supply sectors. The funds raised will benefit Rusk Rehabilitation’s pediatric programs and other children’s services at NYU Langone Medical Center. To date, the H.U.G. Gala has raised more than $6 million for Rusk pediatric rehabilitation and Tisch Hospital programs.

“This year marks a major milestone for the Intimate Apparel Square Club, our 60th year of making better the lives of those who cannot help themselves and giving hope to those in need,” said IASC President Michael DePrisco. “We will use the occasion of our November 3rd H.U.G. Gala to give special thanks to our members, industry friends, past honorees and contributors for their continuing generosity.”

ABOUT THE H.U.G. GALA
Established in 1955, The Intimate Apparel Square Club (IASC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Club’s annual fundraiser, which was renamed the H.U.G. (Help Us Give) Gala in 1998, honors well-respected, high-profile companies and individuals, and has generated more than $6 million in support of Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center.

To learn more about the IASC, H.U.G. Gala or to donate, visit www.thehugaward.org. You can also contact the IASC office by email: IASC@frontiernet.net or phone: 845-758-5752.

ABOUT RUSK REHABILITATION AT NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER
Rusk Rehabilitation has been ranked the best rehabilitation program in New York and one of the top ten in the country since 1989, when US News and World Report introduced its annual “Best Hospitals” rankings. Rusk is among the most renowned centers of its kind for the treatment of adults and children with disabilities—home to innovations and advances that have set the standard in rehabilitation care for every stage of life and every phase of recovery.  To learn more about Rusk Rehabilitation, visit http://nyulangone.org/locations/rusk-rehabilitation.

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