NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund is holding a Summer Benefit on August 22nd in Sagaponack, New York, hosted by the Co-Founders of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, Chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. and BGC Partners, Howard Lutnick, along with his wife Allison and the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund President, Edie Lutnick. They will welcome guests to a fundraiser on the beach to benefit victims of terrorism, natural disasters and emergencies, as well as over 200 direct service charities.
Ms. Edie Lutnick said, "We are grateful to our donors and sponsors for allowing us to continue the work we have done for the 9/11 families, as well as the Superstorm Sandy and Oklahoma victims. Our summer benefit is a wonderful way to celebrate our past accomplishments while advancing our future."
Sponsorship for the Relief Fund's Summer Benefit was generously provided by TAO Group, David Burke, Black River Caviar, Juice Press, Endless Summer Events Catering and LAVO. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at www.cantorrelief.org or by calling 212-829-4770. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $200.
About the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund
The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund is a registered 501(c)3 public charity. Founded in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Relief Fund has raised and distributed over $180 million to over 800 families and 932 children of the victims of that tragedy. The Relief Fund's expanded scope has included such natural disasters as the devastation caused by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami of 2004, and the earthquake in Haiti as well as assisting wounded members of our military. In addition, the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund supports a wide variety of other charitable organizations providing assistance to those in need.
To date, the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has raised and distributed over $270 million. Cantor Fitzgerald Chairman and CEO Howard Lutnick and the partners of Cantor Fitzgerald underwrite all expenses of the Fund so that 100% of every dollar raised goes directly to those in need. For more information, please visit cantorrelief.org.