The Safina Center
(formerly Blue Ocean Institute) 80 North Country Road Setauket, NY 11733 631-675-1984
(above photo: TSC 2016 Benefit at The Explorers Club. Photo by Patricia Paladines)
We make a big splash every year!
Our annual benefit has been held in New York City for over a decade. Each one has been a celebration of our work, our friends and key supporters.
SAVE THE DATE: THIS YEAR’S ANNUAL BENEFIT WILL BE HELD AT THE EXPLORERS CLUB IN NYC ON NOVEMBER 2.
The Safina Center 2016 Benefit was a huge success! On Thursday, November 17th the guests at our sold out event enjoyed a special performance by jazz clarinetist David Rothenberg and presentations by The Safina Center Writer in Residence Paul Greenberg and Fellows […] READ MORE
SOLD OUT EVENT A BIG SUCCESS! The Safina Center’s Annual Benefit at The Explorers Club, NYC Tuesday, November 17, 2015 HONORING ISABELLA ROSSELLINI Carl Safina’s TED talk, Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno short films plus a special performance by saxophonist, Paul Winter–what a night! MANY THANKS TO OUR BENEFIT SPONSORS: LEAD ELEPHANT: Andy Sabin – Andrew Sabin […] READ MORE
The Safina Center Annual Benefit at The Explorers Club was a huge success! For photos – Follow us on Facebook! Many Thanks to Our Benefit Sponsors Great White Shark ANDREW SABIN FAMILY FOUNDATION Emperor Penguin ROBERT CAMPBELL Spinner Dolphin LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS ALFRED AND JANE ROSS FOUNDATION AVALON PARK AND PRESERVE Charity Buzz Online Auction Donors […] READ MORE
2013 Benefit Gala in NYC Thursday, November 14, 2013 Many thanks to our generous supporters and guests! Our compliments to the chef and staff of Riverpark. Gala Sponsors Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Robert Campbell Lindblad Expeditions Henry Foundation Alfred & Jane Ross Foundation Whole Foods Market Roger & Vicki Sant Keith Cockrum Special Friends of the […] READ MORE
EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE SANDY STORM DAMAGE. BLUE OCEAN STAFF IS CONTACTING ALL SPONSORS & GUESTS BY PHONE AND EMAIL. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES! Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sequoia Restaurant overlooking the water at Pier 17, South Street Seaport, in NYC. This year’s gala theme is the title of Carl Safina’s new PBS TV […] READ MORE
Thank You for a Very Successful 2011 Gala Benefit! Thanks to your support and love of the oceans, Blue Ocean Institute’s 2011 Annual Gala was a wonderful success. Great auctions, good food, inspiring people, and Carl’s moving keynote speech all made for a memorable and meaningful evening. Keynote: Carl Proposes a New Merger to Stabilize […] READ MORE