Pinnacle of Vision Award Recipient

Steven J. Bensinger

Senior Advisor

Howden Tiger

The Pinnacle of Vision Award strives to recognize the selfless contributions of our past board chairs and leadersthat have left a legacy through their exceptional vision and leadership.  It represents their ability to envision access for every family to the most advanced pediatric cancer treatments andthen inspire others to follow their lead. By amplifying their selfless contributions, this award acknowledges the pivotal role they uniquely played inpropelling our organization to new heights and shaping its trajectory to wherewe are today.

The unique circumstances of the leadership that Steve provided included fundraising, while deftly managing the unimaginable impact of a global pandemic on our families with children undergoing serious pediatric illness,most of them immune compromised.  Under Steve’s leadership, the House furthered and adopted our present Long-Range Strategic Plan, and amid an unprecedentedworld-wide pandemic, kept our doors open through the entirety of the pandemic,while balancing the annual budget through two entirely virtual Galas, onevirtual Skate with the Greats and experienced an expansion of Individual Giving, and Foundation and Corporate support.


Ronald McDonald House New York provides temporary housing for families battling pediatric cancer so that children can be close to the life-saving treatment and support they need. Support our mission today by getting involved with our 2023 Gala.