On April 1, 2015, Oceana’s Annual New York City Benefit celebrated the recent commitment of a ten million dollar grant by the Wyss Foundation. The grant will to help Oceana’s efforts to rebuild fisheries. Susan and David Rockefeller and Violaine and John Bernbach co-chaired the New York City Benefit. The event was hosted by Oceana board member and well-known actor Sam Waterston and his daughter Katherine Waterston. Former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg introduced the evening’s honoree, Hansjörg Wyss. Guests were treated to a performance by musician Kate Davis.
The benefit took place in the beautiful Pool Room at The Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City.