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Ashley Judd Receives High Honors at Hope for Depression Foundation Luncheon

Ashley Judd was honored for her bravery after being the first major star to go on the record about her experience with Harvey Weinstein, sparking a “tsunami” said Master of Ceremonies Chuck Scarborough, of subsequent revelations that have brought dark secrets into the open. The Hope for Depression Research Foundation also honored the activist and […]

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Charitable Fragrance Launch ‘Hope’ at Saks with Lorraine Bracco, Candace Bushnell

Lorraine Bracco, Candace Bushnell and more were on hand at Saks Fifth Ave for the launch of hope — the Uplifting Fragrance, hosted by Marc Metrick, President, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Audrey Gruss. The fragrance is now available at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and Saks.com, and for the first time in the history of fragrance marketing, […]

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Walk of Hope raises $140,000 for advanced depression research, will honor Ashley Judd in Nov

Siblings Toby and Larry Millstein were among the participants at the Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s (HDRF) second annual Walk of Hope + 5K Run to Defeat Depression in Southampton. Summer showers did not dampen the cheer as over 200 men, women, children, and a few canine friends took part including Robert Wilson and American […]

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Anderson Cooper Honored at Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s 10th Annual Luncheon Seminar

Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) Founder & Chair Audrey Gruss saluted Anderson Cooper for his public discussion of his family’s personal story of depression and suicide at its 10th Annual HOPE Luncheon Seminar at The Plaza Hotel. His use of multi-media to speak out about his own family’s experience helps reduce stigma and sparks […]

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Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Jay McInerney, Richard LeFrak at Walk of Hope to Defeat Depression

Bright sunshine and high spirits were in abundant supply at the Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s (HDRF) first ever Walk of Hope to Defeat Depression last Saturday in Southampton. Despite the heat wave, a high-energy crowd of over 200 including Veronica Webb, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Jay McInerney, Tatiana and Campion Platt, Richard LeFrak, and Southampton […]

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Hope for Depression Research Foundation Kicks-Off Inaugural Walk & Shop

HDRF Founder Audrey Gruss hosted a kick-off cocktail party for the Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s (HDRF) inaugural Walk of Hope and Shop for Hope fundraising events that will take place on Saturday July 30th, from 9am in Southampton. Held at the Hamptons home she shares with her husband Martin Gruss, the party was attended […]

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Mariel Hemingway, Demi Lovato Honored at Hope for Depression Research Foundation which Raised Over $750,000

Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF), the leading non-profit dedicated solely to advanced depression research, held its Ninth Annual Luncheon Seminar where they raised over $750,000 for advanced depression research. Focusing on the topic “Alcoholism and Depression: Dual Diagnosis, Dual Treatment,” the sold-out event honored Academy-Award nominated actress, writer and mental health advocate Mariel Hemingway, […]

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Audrey Gruss Hosts White Tea Garden Kick-Off Party for Hope For Depression Fall Luncheon

Philanthropist Audrey Gruss invited 30 of her closest women friends to a White Tea Garden Party at her Southampton home, “Fairwind.” Guests including Serena Boardman, Karen LeFrak and Margo Nederlander helped kick-off Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s Fall Luncheon Seminar by wearing their brightest whites for the afternoon. Classic tea sandwiches were passed around, while white linen-covered tables in the pool house were laden with […]

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Gruss family at Hope for Depression Research Dinner

Recently the Hope for Depression Research Foundation thanked their doctors and donors at their Inaugural Chairman’s Council Dinner at the Four Seasons. The dinner for 50 was hosted by HDRF Chair Audrey Gruss and co-chaired by William Flaherty, Susan Lloyd and Scott Snyder. Attendees included: Jim Aman, Gigi and Harry Benson, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, Martin […]

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David O. Russell, Mayor’s daughter Chiara de Blasio honored by Hope for Depression

The Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF), the leading non-profit dedicated solely to advanced depression research, held its Eighth Annual HOPE Luncheon Seminar this week. Honorees were acclaimed screenwriter and director David O. Russell of ‘Silver Linings Playbook and ‘American Hustle’ just to name two, and First daughter Chiara de Blasio . Newsman Chuck Scarborough […]

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