Board Member:

• American Humane Society
• Southampton Hospital Association
• Couture Council of the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology
• NY Women’s Foundation
• NYC Mission Society
• Casita Maria
• Couture Council
• French Heritage Society
• Global Strays
• Honorary Board of Southampton Animal Shelter
• Honorary Trustee of the Jewish Board (As a Catholic, Jean Shafiroff served on the Jewish Board for 28 years)

Complete List of Charities & Awards 


Jean Shafiroff has been honored many times by groups including the American Humane, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, New York City Mission Society, Southampton Animal Shelter, Surgeons of Hope, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research, Operation Warrior Shield, Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Ellen Hermanson Foundation, Pet Philanthropy Circle, Animal Zone International, Health Advocates for Older People, Youth Counselling League, the NYC International Film Festival Foundation, the Jewish Board, and the Hadassah. In December 2020 Dan’s Paper named her Philanthropist of the Year. On September 22, 2022, Shafiroff received a Proclamation naming her the “First Lady of Philanthropy of New York” from The New York State Assembly. On November 17, 2022, the 117th US Congress, recognized Jean for her works in philanthropy. This recognition was given by US Representative Carolyn Maloney of New York. Jean was also recognized by the French Heritage Society on November 17, 2022.