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11/03/2014 07:50 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Elton John Hosts Charity Event at Cipriani

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Some of Hollywoods finest turned out for Elton John AIDS Foundation 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City this week.

This year, Enduring Vision Award Honorees were Governor Andrew Cuomo, Charlie Hendon, Jay Jopling, and Nathalie and Pablo Salame.

Guests were entertained by host Anderson Cooper, music by Elton John and cocktails by CIROC during the prestigious ceremony.

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Celebrities in attendance were Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Alec & Hilaria Baldwin,
Mike Myers & Kelly Tisdale, Jason Collins, Judith Light, Chef Sandra Lee, Tommy Hilfiger & Dee Ocleppo, Al Roker and Deborah Robert.

The Foundation honored Governor Andrew Cuomo for all of his extraordinary contributions to the fight against AIDS, especially his plan to end AIDS in New York State by 2020, and for his tremendous leadership in bringing marriage equality to New York.

Atlanta real estate developer Charlie Hendon has been a devoted friend and generous supporter of Elton Johns AIDS Foundation's work for many years.

Jay Jopling, proprietor of the prominent gallery White Cube and a loyal EJAF supporter and advocate, has assisted the Foundation on numerous occasions by securing significant pieces of art for live auctions and art projects, helping to raise millions of dollars over the years for the Foundations urgent mission.

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In addition to their extraordinary philanthropic support for the Foundation,
Nathalie and Pablo Salame are also vocal champions of both EJAF's work and LGBT rights issues.