Angel Ball 2016
On Monday, November 21st Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation celebrated 20 years of funding lifesaving research with another successful night that raised nearly $3.7M! The gala featured a packed pre-show red carpet with A-listers such as Hugh Jackman & Deborra-lee Furness, Dee & Tommy Hilfiger, Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Sir Bob Geldof, Jonathan Batiste, Montel Williams, Donna Karan and many more. The evening honored the pioneering cancer research of Dr. Carl June of the University of Pennsylvania & also a member of the Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board. 11-year-old Emily Whitehead, who was cured of her cancer by Dr. June, expressed her gratitude to him and urged other children like her not to give up hope. Sir Bob Geldof quieted the crowd with a moving introduction of his dear friend, Australian philanthropist Heloise Pratt AM & Kris Jenner teared up during her speech about her ex-husband, Robert, who was honored in memoriam after losing his battle to cancer at an early age. Sarah, Duchess of York introduced President & Co-Founder, Denise Rich & presented her with a special gift. Gala Chairs Camilla Olsson, Lorraine Schwartz & Ofira Sandberg drew accolades from the crowd. Lorraine also served as a Gala Sponsor along with Le Metier de Beaute and Porsche.
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Posted on November 23, 2016 at 4:04 pm
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