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Aaron Tveit, Jessica Hecht and More on Host Committee for Stockings with Care's 25th Anniversary Gala; Tituss Burgess and More to Mix Drinks!

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Aaron Tveit, Jessica Hecht and More on Host Committee for Stockings with Care's 25th Anniversary Gala; Tituss Burgess and More to Mix Drinks!Stockings With Care will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a Fundraising Gala, November 3rd at the fabulous Bowery Hotel from 7pm-10pm. The Gala event will feature SWC's signature "Celebrity Bartending" along with cocktails, savory fare, fabulous prizes and music provided by DJ Rose.

This year's VIP host committee includes actors Sullivan Stapleton (The Blindspot), Aaron Tveit (Brain Dead), and Jessica Hecht (Fiddler on the Roof), along with celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito.

"We are so grateful to our incredible host committee - with their help, we will be able to raise the needed funds enabling us to expand our efforts to reach even more children." said Rosalie Joseph, President and Founder of Stockings With Care.

Along with the host committee, additional celebrity bartenders include: Carrie Preston (The Good Wife, True Blood), Tituss Burgess (Kimmy Schmidt), Audrey Esparza (Bindspot), Dean Winters (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, L&O SVU), Murray Bartlett (Looking), Peter Scanavino (L&O SVU) Lenny Venito (Kevin Can Wait), David Zayas (Dexter), Geneva Carr (Bull), Steve Schirippa (Blue Bloods, Sopranos), Phil Burke (Hell on Wheels) and more to be announced.

There will also be a silent auction featuring luxury items and experiences from high-end fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Chloe, Calvin Klein, to Broadway show tickets, to dinner for 10 courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito. Full list will be available closer to the event. All money raised from this event will support Stockings with Care's Holiday Drive.

Tickets for the Gala are priced at $500 for "VIP Santas" and $150 for "Elf Santas" and can be purchased at

Founded in 1992 by casting agent Rosalie Joseph and producer Tom Fontana, Stockings With Care has brought the joy of Christmas to New York City's underserved and underprivileged children by granting Christmas wishes to over 50,000 children. SWC works with various agencies that help families in crisis. The mission of SWC is to provide the magic of Christmas to children while preserving the dignity of families and honoring each child's individuality. That mission continues today thanks to the hard work of an all-volunteer grass roots organization.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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