The 2015 HELP HEROES Awards Dinner was held May 28, 2015 at Cipriani, 110 E 42nd Street, NY.

The honorees included:

BNY MellonGerald L. HassellChairman and CEO accepting;

Peter A. HochfelderManaging Member, Brahman Management LLC;

Ellen LevineEditorial Director, Hearst Magazines.

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HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole, honoree Peter Hochfeld, managing member, Brahman Management LLC; Mrs. Matilda Cuomo, widow of the late New York State Governor Mario Cuomo and founder of Mentoring USA; honoree Ellen Levine, editorial director of Hearst Magazines; and honoree Gerald Hassell, chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon.

HELP USA Chairman Maria Cuomo Cole, honoree Peter Hochfeld, managing member, Brahman Management LLC; Mrs. Matilda Cuomo, widow of the late New York State Governor Mario Cuomo and founder of Mentoring USA; honoree Ellen Levine, editorial director of Hearst Magazines; and honoree Gerald Hassell, chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon. (AP Photo)

The iconic Debbie Harry of "Blondie" performs at the 2015 HELP USA Heroes Dinner on May 28 in New York

The iconic Debbie Harry of “Blondie” performs at the 2015 HELP USA Heroes Dinner on May 28 in New York. (AP Photo)

Hall of Fame football player and TV personality Michael Strahan speaks about "doing well and doing good" in life

Hall of Fame football player and TV personality Michael Strahan speaks about “doing well and doing good” in life. (AP Photo)

Donnie Smith of the upcoming biographical documentary "In My Father's House" and Che "Rhymefest" Smith, also of "In My Father's House" and co-writer of the Oscar-winning song "Glory" from the film "Selma."

Donnie Smith of the upcoming biographical documentary “In My Father’s House” and Che “Rhymefest” Smith, also of “In My Father’s House” and co-writer of the Oscar-winning song “Glory” from the film “Selma.” (AP Photo)

Disabled Iraq war hero Noah Galloway, finalist on "Dancing with the Stars"; his fiancé Jamie Boyd and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo

Disabled Iraq war hero Noah Galloway, finalist on “Dancing with the Stars”; his fiancé Jamie Boyd and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo. (AP Photo)

Che "Rhymefest" Smith, HELP USA Board member and renowned fashion designer Kenneth Cole; and Noah Galloway

Che “Rhymefest” Smith, HELP USA Board member and renowned fashion designer Kenneth Cole; and Noah Galloway. (AP Photo)

Fox TV personality Tom Murro; actress Julianne Michelle; and Miss New NY US Nicole Kulovany

Fox TV personality Tom Murro; actress Julianne Michelle; and Miss NY US Nicole Kulovany. (AP Photo)

Chris Cuomo introduces his brother, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Chris Cuomo introduces his brother, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo. (AP Photo)

Michael Strahan, who presented the award to honoree Peter Hochfelder.

Michael Strahan, who presented the award to honoree Peter Hochfelder. (AP Photo)

Award-winning actress Parker Posey

Award-winning actress Parker Posey. (AP Photo)