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"It's easy to raise money for the hospital," Tory Burch told Style.com last night during cocktail hour at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's fifth annual spring ball. The designer, a gala chairman along with Muffie Potter Aston, Jamie Tisch, and Caryn Zucker, wasn't lying. The evening, which was sponsored by Gucci, raised $1.8 million for a gene-targeted cell therapy program for pediatric-resistant leukemia. During dinner, auctioneer Jamie Niven asked for $50,000 donations and six hands shot up. "This is good," he said. "That's $300,000 more than we had a minute ago."

Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas followed Niven onto the stage for a trio of songs that in one way or another touched on his mother's cancer. "Something about an acoustic three-piece makes you want to play the saddest shit you know," he said. But he ended on an up note, singing his hit "Lonely No More," and when DJ D-Nice took over, there was no going lonely on the packed dance floor.

Sloan Rangers

“It’s easy to raise money for the hospital,” Tory Burch told Style.com last night during cocktail hour at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s fifth annual spring ball. The designer, a gala chairman along with Muffie Potter Aston, Jamie Tisch, and Caryn Zucker, wasn’t lying. The evening, which was sponsored by Gucci, raised $1.8 million for a gene-targeted cell therapy program for pediatric-resistant leukemia. During dinner, auctioneer Jamie Niven asked for $50,000 donations and six hands shot up. “This is good,” he said. “That’s $300,000 more than we had a minute ago.”

Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas followed Niven onto the stage for a trio of songs that in one way or another touched on his mother’s cancer. “Something about an acoustic three-piece makes you want to play the saddest shit you know,” he said. But he ended on an up note, singing his hit “Lonely No More,” and when DJ D-Nice took over, there was no going lonely on the packed dance floor.

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