"Everyone has been touched by cancer one way or another, I happened to be touch by it multiple way and I couldn’t think of a better way to donate my time and my connections to this organization. I like the Cave brothers and what they stand for and I am going to continue to go above and beyond the call of duty.”
"We support PinkTie every year. I am looking forward to everybody getting together for a great cause, the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation does so much for our community and it is very important.”
“We know that every dollar goes to cancer research and we are excited about doing anything we can to help. Many of our agents are here tonight and it is a tribute to PinkTie and everything that they do to help fight cancer”
Steven A. Milner
US Mortgage Corporation
“I’ve always been a Long Island residence and I really embrace what the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation is all about.”
Franklin First Financial
“I think it is a great honor to be part of the PinkTie – It’s a community charity event that I really enjoy both personally and corporately. The turn-out is amazing, I just love it! It’s not about me, it’s really about the cause. It’s really about what we are doing here tonight for everybody else and I am proud to be here tonight to support it.”
“I am the only guy here tonight without a pink tie. I don’t have one because I am going to earn my pink tie tonight. I am going to give a thousand dollars.”
Actor | Don Corleone Vodka
“The cause is very dear to me, we have all had family members that have been sick. Research is more important than anything and I like what they are doing.”
“Cancer has affected several members of my family. It affects everyone, it is such an epidemic, wide spread; it is everywhere. Every fight is the most important fight! There is always hope. They are researching every day. Hopefully, eventually, we will find a cure for it as it affects so many lives. Try and stay positive, persevere through it and hope for the best.”
What made you say yes to PinkTie? “It’s such a great cause- It is really such a fabulous organization and we are thrilled to be a part of it. I love the fact that we are raising a lot money for such a great cause. You have everybody in great celebration mood, you have a lot of athletes and celebrities here and we are just enjoying the moment.”
Reds | Baseball
“I am a cancer survivor. It is very dear to my heart. Any time that anything has to do with cancer, we are all part of one big family, whenever I can come out to support, I try do that.”
Cletus “Hebrew Hammer” Seldin
WBC Junior Welterweight Champ
This is my second time coming down to the PinkTie event. I like going to show my support, I enjoy helping out and giving back to the people who come out to support me.
NY Yankees | Baseball
“PinkTie is an organization that is doing it for everybody, I think that’s a great thing and I like to be involved with things like that.” My sister, my mother are cancer survivors, I am blessed with that. It is a very crippling disease for a lot of people and I think everybody in this United States or this world have had someone affected by cancer, so it’s a good thing to come out and fight for that.”
Former NY Giant 2X SuperBowl Champ
“Everybody on Long Island is so aware of the PinkTie event, what it stands for and what it does. I try to come every year if I can to support because it’s such a great cause and it is something that touches everybody.”
Former NY Jets
“ It’s great to see such a great turnout for a good cause. When you can influence people or bring a smile to people’s faces. I think everybody here has someone dealing with cancer or some related cause, as a celebrity athlete, you can be a role model, you can lend your time and try to be an uplifting spirit.”
Former Heavy Weight Champ
“I think it is a good cause and I think we need to knock cancer out!”
“My sister is a two-time cancer survivor, I hate to use that cliché about wanting to give things back, but I just love doing anything like this that can help.”
John J Lavelle
“I found it to be absolutely extraordinary the type of money they are raising, all of the groups they are helping to fund. These are great people. I love this charity circle, to watch all business men and women coming out supporting the community and supporting Long Island, it’s great!”
Entertainment & Reporter News 12
“I have been in it from the beginning. From the very first year. I think that any organization that wants to help people or help fund research for cancer on Long Island when I think that is one of our biggest problems, I think that is something that touches every single one of us, sadly in some way, is something that I want to support.”
President | The Don Monti Foundation
"We are grateful and it is a fun night for everyone! We are helping patients on Long Island. We serve Long Island and we’ve done that for 44 years. We are very local and very grass roots and I think PinkTie is too. They are about Long Island, we are about Long Island. I think we are a very good fit!"
Super Bowl Champion NY Giants
"I support a lot of causes and events but tonight has to be one of the greatest of them all."
Suffolk County Executive
"I’ve been to a lot of events in my time, and this is absolutely incredible. I’ve never seen so many people in one place."
"I’ve heard about this organization quite a while ago. They do terrific work and have terrific support."
"If we can keep raising awareness, we can help people stop breast cancer, before it’s too late."
CFO Steiner Sports
"It’s unbelievable; I’ve made a lot of business contacts by being involved in this event and have been continuing to grow my business with the contacts I made"