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UNICEF Ball Raised Over $2 million for Children

UNICEF Ball Raised Over $2 million for Children

Many gathered Tuesday night in Beverly Hills to support the U.S Fund for UNICEF and their mission to save and protect the world’s children.

The sixth biennial Ball was at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel.

Since its debut in 2005, the UNICEF Ball in Los Angeles has raised over $9.5 million dollars for its programs to help children around the world.

During Tuesday’s ball, over $2.5 million was raised for UNICEF’s lifesaving programs.

Some of the people that attended the event included UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and honoree David Beckham.

Multi-Grammy award winner Mariah Carey performed “Always Be My Baby,” “We Belong Together,” and “”Hero.”

UNICEF Ambassadors Angie Harmon, Alyssa Milano and Selena Gomez were also at the event.

Other supporters that attended the event were Heidi Klum, Jennifer Connelly, Nicole Kidman, Léa Seydoux, Miranda Kerr, Michelle Rodriguez, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Camilla Belle and many others.

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Sir Elton John also attended the event and Matt Damon shared a heartfelt video message for a special tribute to Jerry Weintraub.

The UNICEF Ball was presented by Louis Vuitton.

The Ball marked the launch of Louis Vuitton for UNICEF, a global partnership between the organization for children and the luxury fashion house.

Their goal: to help support children affected by conflict, disease, natural disasters, and other situations that threatens their safety and well-being.

Ambassador and soccer star David Beckham was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award for his extraordinary support of UNICEF.

President of the University of Southern California C. L. Max Nikias received the Spirit of Compassion Award for his work shaping the minds of a generation of students to be “philanthropic, globally minded, and informed of the issues that are affecting the world’s children.”

 

 

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