We Are Family Foundation 2015 Celebration Gala (Photos)
The We Are Family Foundation had their 2015 Celebration Gala honoring Chaka Khan, Caryl M. Stern and Bill McDermott on the evening of April 23rd at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Nile Rodgers, who is the founder of the non-profit We Are Family Foundation hosted the event that had a live auction and raised money for WAFF’s global youth initiatives, Three Dot Dash and TEDxTeen. Chaka Khan received the Humanitarian Award and she later joined Rodgers onstage during his 3-song tribute to her with Melle Mel. After going through “Ain’t Nobody,” “I Feel For You” and “I’m Every Woman” Rodgers was joined by his band Chic and they played “Le Freak,” “We Are Family” and their new song “I’ll Be There.”Q-Tip, The Rza and Tommy Boy founder Tom Silverman were among the attendees who walked the red carpet. For more information about WAFF go to wearefamilyfoundation.org.