1st Annual Share Love Around the World fundraiser
6th Jun, 2016
Becoming a sponsor of two children from Children International was a blessing. After I learned more about the authenticity of the organization, I felt inspired and compelled to do more to help. I then came up with the idea to host a fundraiser in Los Angeles, to raise money for Children International and to inspire others to become sponsors. I envisioned the impact a local fundraiser could make and decided to contact Children International to inquire if they would welcome the idea. It began with one conversation, which led to another, and another, and another. Then proudly after bringing together an incredible committee and months of preparation; On March 5, 2016, we presented the 1st Annual Share Love Around the World fundraiser benefiting Children International.
This spectacular event was held at Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate, best known as one of the most desired venues for weddings in Malibu. It sits alone on a hilltop that overlooks its vineyard, the valleys, and the Pacific Ocean. The 360 degree views are magnificent.
Caterer: Yossi Chef
Reaching our maximum capacity of 300 guests, the event was sold out. Compassionate attendees and celebrity guests were welcomed with a full open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a cigar lounge, a silent auction, a DJ, and special performances throughout the evening.
Thank you to our dynamic committee and support from our very special guests.
Focus Magazine video coverage of event
Very special selection of live and silent auction items:
Notable donations such as…
Signed Acoustic Guitar by artists: Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Andy Grammer, Chris Janson, Love and Theft, LOCASH
“HERO” Dog to be auctioned off for a forever home
donated by 1st foundation
About Zeus: a four year old German Shepherd who has been recently retired from active service. Zeus is trained in obedience and explosives detection. Zeus did two deployments to Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. His primary job was to protect all the military members aboard Camp Phoenix from the threat of (IED’s) improvised explosive devices.
Custom art piece done by the talented Daniel Maltzman
All guests received a complimentary MyIntent bracelet and gift bags containing items from Face Bar, Four Seasons Westlake, Juice Crafters, WELLA, David Barton Gym, Springboard Vacations, and more.
What an incredible, successful night supporting and bringing awareness to Children International. Thank you to those who supported us. We look forward to seeing you in 2017!
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