Bertha Mendez East Los Angeles Probation Director. Supports Hollenbeck Youth Center in Boyle Heights as well as causes benefitting families and children.
Celebrities supported the 35th Annual Miracle on 1st St Toy Giveaway at Hollenbeck Youth Center in Boyle Heights. The giveaway will make the dreams of 10,000 Los Angeles youth come true with a day of presents and community giving. Host Erin Mooney interviews: Assembly member Miguel Santiago, John Savage, Prince Shergill & Bertha Mendez. Additional attendees featured include Arnold Schwarzeneggar, Founder Daniel Hernandez, Los Angeles Sparks, Sparky, Germany Kent & former LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Celebrities Who Give Exclusive for Lupus LA’s Orange Ball at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The gala raises hundreds of thousands of dollars to support Lupus LA’s awareness and education programs across Southern California. Kristen Johnston hosted the star-studded event honoring Phill Lewis with the prestigious Loop Award, Lannette and Scott Turicchi with the Daniel J. Wallace Founder’s Award and EMD Serono with the Medical Visionary Award. The Ball has raised over $4 Million for the cause which affects 1.5 Million people nationwide every year. Ninety percent of lupus patients are women. Featured celebrities: Kristen Johnston, Toni Braxton, Chairman Adam Selkowitz, Gilles Marini, Erica Tazel, Scott Michael Campbell, Scott Grimes, Christopher Tehlirian, Kellie Martin, John Savage, Blanca Blanco, Kristen Renton, Hunter Elizabeth, Jaclyn Betham, Jes Macallan, Jason Gray Stanford, Phill Lewis