Benefiting Autism Speaks in Hollywood
Gifting Your Spectrum gala held on February 24th, 2018, benefiting Autism Speaks, is the most respected comprehensive global organization serving the autism community. The evening was headlined by Grammy Award Winning Group, All-4-One, and held at the private estate of P&L Media Emmy Producers, Lisa Lew and Peter Brennan, in the Hollywood Hills.
“Raising awareness and critical funds to support the autism community has long been a passion and mission of mine. It is an honor to put together this event, which will help support Autism Speaks, ” said Raoul Mongilardi, CEO, OMRPM Productions.
The gala included a presentation from the Autism Speaks regional board of directors, as well as surprise guests. A fashion show presented by Maison Privée and BELLO Mag, with hair by Chaz Dean, renowned celebrity hairstylist and founder of WEN Hair & Body Care. A silent auction with items from Christian Louboutin, Tyler Shields, Helen Ficalora, MLB Players Association, and LA Lakers, Perry White, John Varvatos, Fossil Watches were bid on by guest. Proceeds from the silent auction and ticket sales will go directly to Autism Speaks, a non-profit 501(c) 3 entity.
I was on the red carpet and spoke with celebrities and VIP guest and heard about Hollywood’s role in supporting and bringing awareness to the autism community through their support of AustismSpeaks