LOS ANGELES, CA (October 28, 2015) – Veteran film & TV entertainer Jenifer Lewis, who stars on the hit sitcom “Black-ish” (along with Anthony Anderson and Tracie Ellis-Ross), will host CARRY ON, a star-studded event on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7 PM for the prestigious C.A.R.R.Y. organization founded by esteemed celebrity dermatologist, Dr. Pearl Grimes. C.A.R.R.Y. is dedicated to improving the lives of foster and at-risk youth by providing pro-bono dermatological services and life-changing social skills and scholarship programs.
Over 200 of Southern California’s most influential and socially conscious supporters will walk the red carpet and attend the organization’s annual fundraising event of year at the Intercontinental, 2151 Ave. of the Stars, Century City in the Grand Ballroom. A number of celebrities including Sophia Vergara, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Carmen Electra, Gretchen Rossi, Taylor Armstrong, Carla Ortiz, Bai Ling, Catherine Bach, Rebecca Holden, Marilyn McCoo & Bill Davis Jr., Omarosa, Shaun Robinson, Ariane Andrew (WWE), Tilda Del Del Toro (Our Brand is Crisis), Kate Linder (Young & The Restless), Lily Ghalichi (Shahs of Sunset) and many more. Philanthropic companies including Hint Water, Quest Nutrition, Hop Skip Drive, La Provence Bakery, NudeStix and
The 9th annual C.A.R.R.Y. Gala will celebrate the charity’s supporters with a delightful evening of tapas, hosted drinks, musical entertainment, dancing, a short presentation and spirited conversation. “All of our loyal supports who allow us to do the fine work of helping those who need it most have gone beyond the call of duty to impact the lives of this underserved and neglected population who, with CARRY’s love and support, can fulfill their potential,” says founder and Gala Chair, Dr. Pearl Grimes. “Resilience, compassion and the spirit of ‘giving’ for children who need a helping hand most is what heroes are made of.”
The Coalition for At-Risk Youth is an all-volunteer effort led by Dr. Pearl E. Grimes. In less than ten years, they have raised over $1 million, helped thousands of foster kids and sponsored hundreds with their unique programs manned by volunteers who are devoted to build character and self-esteem of children who often never had any via arts & crafts, entertainment, dance and horseback riding. They are completely dependent upon fundraising activities and private donations. They receive no state, federal or local funding. For more information 323-302-0412. For additional information, please visit: http://www.foratriskyouth.org
We carry our youth to a safe, secure and productive place.