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Patricia and Roger Silverstein Host Kick-off Party for Diabetes Research Institute Foundation

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Philanthropists and event Co-Chairs Patricia and Roger Silverstein hosted a kick-off party in honor of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s 3rd Annual Hamptons Garden Gala at their elegant home in Water Mill.

Friends and supporters of the Foundation came together to celebrate the launch of the summer campaign in support of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF).

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Notable Attendees included: Patricia Silverstein, Roger Silverstein, Noreen Donovan, James Byrnes, Jean Shafiroff, Brian Packin, Carrie Packin, Marc Siden, July Siden, Mike Calabrese, Andrea Greeven, Luann de Lesseps, Afsaneh Akhtari (Sunny),Yoly Light, Joe Light, Kim Heirston, Chris Brown, Tommy Silver.

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s 3rd annual Hamptons Garden Gala will take place on Saturday, August 12th, 2023, at the home of Patricia and Roger Silverstein in Water Mill, NY.

The 3rd annual Hamptons Garden Gala will be an unforgettable night full of fun, inspiration, and progress toward a cure for diabetes. This unique event perfectly blends the finest aspects of a beautiful gala with the intimacy of a convivial dinner party. The evening will feature a lively cocktail reception; a delicious, seated dinner; unique silent and live auctions; exciting entertainment; dancing under the stars; and more.

For more information on the 3rd annual Hamptons Garden Gala, please visit:

About the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF):

A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the DRI Foundation has thousands of supporters in the United States and worldwide, and, in addition to its headquarters in Florida, operates a regional development office in New York.

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation was created for one reason–to cure diabetes–which is and will continue to be its singular focus until that goal is reached.

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) is the organization of choice for those who are serious, passionate, and committed to curing diabetes. Its mission–to provide the Diabetes Research Institute with the funding necessary to cure diabetes now–is a testament to the belief that tomorrow is not soon enough to cure those living with diabetes. For the millions of individuals and families affected by diabetes, the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is the best hope for a cure.

For additional information, please visit

Instagram: @diabetesresearch Facebook: @DiabetesResearchInstituteFoundation | Twitter: @Diabetes_DRI

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