Drawing Hope Int’l Masquerade Gala
Congratulations AnnaLynne McCord for honored with the “Heart of Hope” Award at Drawing Hope Int’l Masquerade Gala. Recently, she got that award for her art, beauty, and embracing her freedom. At that time, she looked dressing up in long sleeveless dress. There are beads on the edges. She added her look with nice necklace. Besides, she also makeup her face beautifully in pink lips that are so appropriate to her face and skin. She’s so graceful and that dress and beautiful in her looks. If you see her at that time, I’m sure that you’ll be spellbound. Aside from AnnaLynne McCord, other actress also got that award such as Laura Slade Wiggins. In that event, there were some live performances of Jasmine V, Mary Birdsong, and many more. In addition, except the honor of that award, there was also dinner agenda together with other actresses and actors. Wow, it should be very jazzy. So, if you are going to know more information and look her style, stay following this article below.
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Here is AnnaLynne McCord with her boyfriend arriving at the Drawing Hope International Masquerade Gala on Sunday evening. The CW’s 90210’s star AnnaLynne McCord of was honored with the “Heart of Hope” award at the Drawing Hope Int’l Celebrity Masquerade Gala at The Mark in Los Angeles last night. Also honored was Laura Slade Wiggins of the Showtime hit, Shameless with the “Point of Courage” award by the global charity organization Drawing Hope Int’l, who through art, helps survivors of rape and sexual abuse connect with their own strength, see their beauty and embrace their freedom. Host/MC of the evening was Amy Paffrath, (E! News, MSN, MTV-After Hours) with live musical performances by Jasmine V, (Justin Bieber world tour), and Mary Birdsong, (The Descendants), The dinner and hors d’oeuvres were specially prepared by celebrity chef, Kai Chase, who’s VIP clientele include the Obama’s, Mary J. Blige and the late Michael Jackson. As the celebrities approached the red carpet, they were introduced to celebrity artist and Drawing Hope co-founder, David Ilan’s whose powerful project, Points with Purpose, uses a Pointillism technique, each dot representing one sexual abuse survivor; David’s goal is that as the dots come together they will represent a survivor who feels confident, proud and beautiful. Ilan says “the dots take on a greater meaning by associating them with a real person who has been sexually abused. My art encourages sexual abuse survivors to claim their inner beauty and strength.” Honoree AnnaLynne McCord, was the gracious recipient of the Drawing Hope’s prestigious “Heart of Hope” award for inspiring tremendous hope, open-heartedly sharing her passion and time, and gracefully using her notoriety to spread awareness and encourage survivors,” stated Ilan. AnnaLynne’s personal cause is the Somaly Mam Foundation, a nonprofit committed to ending sex-trafficking around the world. McCord passionately shared with the guests about her commitment to encourage sexual abuse survivors to share, with hope, not be ashamed and to celebrate their courage. McCord, looked ever the star in a breathtaking cream, Cynthia Vincent gown and made a glamorous couple with boyfriend Dominic Purcell, (Prison Break), as they walked the Red Carpet and mingled with guests. Presenter, Ariel Winter (Modern Family) graciously presented the evening’s top honor to AnnaLynne McCord who she affectionately calls her “big sister,” after they met on set of the Sundance film, Excision. She got a bit teary eyed, and shared her admiration for AnnaLynne and her tireless efforts for so many charitable causes. Ariel brought young, fresh Hollywood to the event wearing a black strapless cocktail dress with layers of ruffled organza. Fellow actress, Rakefet Abergel presented with the “Point of Courage Award” to Honoree Laura Slade Wiggins (Showtime’s Shameless), who was quite touched and spoke about how her character Karen is perceived on Shameless and how she was honored by Drawing Hope Int’l to award her for her realistic and complicated portrayal of her character. TV Host Amy Paffrath known for E! News, MSN and MTV-After Hours was master of ceremonies keeping the mood compassionate, upbeat and fun. Acknowledging that sexual abuse is a dark and heavy subject, Amy encouraged the stellar crowd to keep the night’s mood one of hope not dread. Paffrath also caused quite a stir on the red carpet proudly showing off her stunning, new engagement ring and handsome fiancée, Drew Seely, (Another Cinderella Story), the two were got engaged just 2 days ago and this was their first outing as an engaged couple, were beaming from ear to ear. Recording artist Jasmine Villegas who is just off Justin Bieber’s World Tour, headlined with a fun, hip performance while actress, Mary Birdsong, (Oscar nominated film The Descendants), enamored the crowd with both her stylish black cocktail dress and a show stopping musical number. Additional musical performances were given by Billboard awarded singer, Michelle Chappel and duo Sultadelix. Pranaadhika Sinha, was presented with the Point of Faith award for her tireless sexual abuse awareness efforts by Shantel VanSanten, (One Tree Hill), who epitomized old Hollywood glamour as she graced the red carpet and stage in a stunning floor length, sleeveless cream Rachel Roy gown and dramatic, chin length brushed gold earrings. Proving her tireless dedication to the cause of shedding light on women’s sexual abuse issues, Pranaadhika flew all the way from India to accept her award and to lend support to Drawing Hope. Kyle Massey, (DWTS, That’s So Raven) attended with brother Chris Massey, (Zoey 101) who read an inspiration poem by the iconic Maya Angelou to the supportive crowd. A bidding war developed during the live auction between Days of Our Lives star Arianne Zucker, and the ever-hilarious SNL legend Garrett Morris and co-star of the new comedy hit 2 Broke Girls. Each were vying for an in-home personal gourmet cooking lesson and prepared meal by celebrity chef, Kai Chase, who graciously offered to donate her time and skills to both bidders thus doubling financial donation to Drawing Hope. Also enjoying the evening and lending support to Drawing Hope were Reid Ewing, (Modern Family’s Dylan), Aisha Dee, (I Hate My Teenage Daughter), Laura Linda Bradley, (Step Up 2), Marabina Jaimes, (Desperate Housewives Español), model Barbara Pergament, and Jackie Christie from VH1’s Basketball Wives who also interviewed special guests on the red carpet. Michelle Easter, co-founder of Drawing Hope thanked the evenings gracious sponsors; Izea/Staree, (a world leader in social media sponsorship), Signorello Estate, (producing premium Napa Valley limited production wines), Todidoki Beauty, (Jasmine V’s the face of the make-up and beauty line) Made In Earth, (jewelers) and Photoboothless, each who helped make the night a grand success. Renowned Hollywood make-up artist Jasmine Nordanyan painted enchanting masks using a rainbow of color on any guest who wanted to join the fun. Special thanks went out to VP Carla Domen and Gavin Keilly of GBK Productions who did an amazing job producing another stellar event. The atmosphere at the Drawing Hope Int’l Masquerade Gala was both compassionate and festive. All of the wait staff bore fun, colorful face masks and the centerpieces dripped with strings of clear crystals which caught the light beautifully setting a warm, comforting mood on the entire evening. The music was varied and upbeat, the food, a true culinary delight, the award winners, humble and gracious, the host, witting and engaging. Overall, a triumph for their first Charity Gala, Drawing Hope, the guests and most of all