Multi-Grammy Award Winner Mariah Carey Headlines Sixth Biennial UNICEF Ball Honoring David Beckham and C. L. Max Nikias
Tuesday night, Hollywood flocked to Beverly Hills to support the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and their mission to save and protect the world’s children at the sixth biennial UNICEF Ball at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel. Over $2.5 million was raised for UNICEF’s lifesaving programs, that put children first.
Those in attendance included UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and honoree David Beckham; multi-Grammy Award winner Mariah Carey (in LV), who performed “Always Be My Baby”, “We Belong Together” and “Hero”; UNICEF Ambassadors Angie Harmon (who also emceed the event), AlyssaMilano and Selena Gomez (in LV); UNICEF Supporter HeidiKlum, Jennifer Connelly (in LV), Nicole Kidman (in LV), Léa Seydoux (in LV),Miranda Kerr (in LV), Michelle Rodriguez, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Camilla Belle; Sir Elton John, who presented to Beckham; and many others. Matt Damon provided a heartfelt video message for a special tribute to Jerry Weintraub.
Additional guests included Camilla Belle, Kim Chandler, Brooke Burke-Charvet, David Charvet, David Foster,Don Johnson, Miranda Kerr, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, Nicole Kidman, Michelle Rodriguez,Patrick Demarchelier, Doona Bae, Xavier Dolan, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Carina Lau, Tao Okamoto, Cara Santana, Léa Seydoux, Charlie Weber, Michael Burke (Chairman & CEO, Louis Vuitton) and Nicolas Ghesquière (Artistic Director, Louis Vuitton).
Presented by Louis Vuitton, the UNICEF Ball marked the launch of of LOUIS VUITTON for UNICEF, a global partnership between the humanitarian organization for children and the luxury fashion house to help support children affected by conflict, disease, natural disasters, and other situations that threaten their safety and well-being.
Since its debut in 2005, the UNICEF Ball in Los Angeles has raised over $9.5 million dollars for UNICEF’s lifesaving programs for children around the world. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.unicefball.org.
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