On Wednesday, May 26, Autism Speaks Co-founders, Suzanne and Bob Wright, were honored at the 32nd Annual American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) American Image Awards in New York City. The Wrights received the 2010 Humanitarian Award for their work in promoting autism research, science, awareness and advocacy. Autism Speaks was the AAFA’s charity partner of choice, receiving 40% of the evening’s proceeds.
The event was hosted by Tinsley Mortimer and paid tribute to fellow honorees Li & Fung, Steve Madden, John Bartlett, Fern Mallis, Gap Inc., and Shopbop.com. Some of the evening’s presenters included Joe Zee, Robert Verdi, Cynthia Rowley, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Tom Brokaw. Other notables in attendance included Alex McCord and Simon van Kempen of “The Real Housewives of New York City” and Whitney Port and Roxy Olin from MTV’s hit show, “The City.”
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