15 APRIL 2015 / SNF Honored at Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden Annual Gala

The Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden hosted its Annual Gala on April 15th. The annual event celebrates extraordinary outstanding individuals and their organizations.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation was among the honorees and was awarded for its philanthropic work. The prize was accepted by the Foundation’s co-President, Mr. Andreas Dracopoulos. The creation of the Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden, in the heart of Lower Manhattan, was prompted by a desire to honor and memorialize the 67 British subjects who lost their lives in the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001.

The mission of the Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Garden is to maintain a showplace garden reflecting the long history, shared friendship, common causes and sacrifices of the people of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the United States of America.