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RMH-NY’s 29th Annual Gala

September 27th, 2021 – 7:00PM EST
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Welcome to RMH-NY’s Virtual Gala

Ronald McDonald House New York is proud to bring our gala right to your home in support of children battling childhood cancer. This year’s gala will feature a number of celebrity appearances, recognition of our honorees and entertainment.

Until September 27, please enjoy the 2020 RMH-NY Virtual Gala. Our 2021 Gala will be shown here at 7:00 pm September 27th. The streaming is free, but we hope that you will support our mission financially, your gift may be eligible for a match from your employer!

2021 Honorees + Award Recipients

Thank You For Your Service

We are proud to announce our 2021 Honorees. Thank you for your unwavering support and dedication to our mission and the families we serve.

Kevin O'Donnell
29th Annual Gala Honoree

Kevin O'Donnell

President and Chief Executive Officer, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.

Kevin J. O’Donnell is the President and CEO of RenaissanceRe, a leading property and casualty reinsurer with operations in seven countries. Mr. O’Donnell is actively involved with many industry and educational organizations and is a current Trustee of The Institutes and a Member of the Board of Overseers for St. John's University School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Sciences. He previously served as Chair of the Global Reinsurance Forum, Chair of the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers and Director of the Reinsurance Association of America.

Christopher J. Swift
29th Annual Gala Honoree

Christopher J. Swift

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Christopher J. Swift is chairman and chief executive officer of The Hartford, a national leader in property & casualty insurance (P&C), group benefits and mutual funds, founded in 1810. He is responsible for the company’s strategy and growth, capital allocation, performance, culture and leadership. Swift leads the company at a time of unprecedented technological innovation and continues to sharpen The Hartford’s competitive advantages through the use of data, analytics and digital technology to meet the needs of consumers today and in the future.

M. Steven DeCarlo
29th Annual Gala Honoree

M. Steven DeCarlo

Executive Chairman

M. Steven DeCarlo serves as executive chairman of Amwins Group, Inc. Previously, he served as chief executive officer of Amwins for 17 years, leading the business through the merger of several specialty wholesalers. He has served on the Amwins Board of Directors since he joined Amwins in December 2000. In 2009, Steve was the winner of Ernst & Young LLC's prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year® award in the Carolinas for the financial services category. He is active in the insurance community and was named the National Insurance Industry Council’s Spirit of Life honoree, raising more than $2.7 million for the City of Hope to support research for life-threatening diseases.

Helen Arteaga Landaverde
29th Annual Gala Healthcare Honoree

Helen Arteaga Landaverde

Chief Executive Officer

Helen Arteaga is Chief Executive Officer at New York City Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. She is the former Assistant Vice President, Queens Network and Executive Initiatives at Urban Health Plan, a network of community health centers located in three boroughs in New York City.

Sheldon P. McLeod
29th Annual Gala Healthcare Honoree

Sheldon P. McLeod

Chief Executive Officer

Sheldon P. McLeod is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County. He was appointed CEO in January 2018, having previously served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Kings County Hospital since October 2014. As CEO, McLeod’s responsibilities include setting the strategic direction for the hospital, and providing executive oversight for the clinical, operational and financial management for the institution.

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