The 22nd Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala, LA

Vin Diesel & Channing Tatum Attend The 22nd Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala in LA on November 2, 2016 | Photo: ABImages for The Fullfillment Fund

Affair: The 22nd Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 7:30PM

Hot Spot:
Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood (gala) & The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™ (After-Party), Los Angeles, CA

Deets: Actors Channing Tatum and Vin Diesel joined entertainment executives and philanthropic guests as they honored Universal Filmed Entertainment Chairman, Jeff Shell, at the Fulfillment Fund’s 22nd annual STARS Benefit Gala at Universal Studios Hollywood Wednesday night. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin emceed the event and actor Channing Tatum presented Mr. Shell with the Tom Sherak Award as a tribute for his work to improve educational opportunities for Los Angeles students.

Over $1.9 million was raised to help Los Angeles students overcome obstacles and pursue a higher education.

After the award presentation, guests were treated to an exclusive opportunity to explore Universal Studios Hollywood’s newest experience, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ™ which was open only to Gala guests for the evening.

About The Fulfillment Fund
Serving the Los Angeles community for 39 years, the Fulfillment Fund makes college a reality for students growing up in educationally and economically under-resourced communities. By providing a college access curriculum, college counseling, mentoring, scholarships and other individualized support, the Fulfillment Fund helps students get to college and realize their educational dreams. Nine in 10 Fulfillment Fund high school graduates go on to college, compared to only five in 10 low-income high school graduates nationally.

Spotted: VIP guests in attendance included Universal’s Ron Meyer and Donna Langley, Discovery Channel’s Rich Ross, former co-chair of Disney Media, Anne Sweeney, CEO of Illumination Entertainment Chris Meledandri, President of the Fulfillment Fund board, Josh Klinefelter, Vice President Madeleine Sherak, Co-Founders Dr. Gary Gitnick and Cherna Gitnick, Co-chair of the board Dr. Eric Esrailian. Other celebrity and VIP guests including actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Will Packer (producer Straight Outta Compton), filmmaker David Talbert, musician Joey McIntyre, Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus, Pamela Buffett, Jeanie Buss and Dyan Cannon.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Sponsorship packages and individual tickets are sold out!
Post-party tickets and eco-friendly tribute journals are still available here or by contacting Levy, Pazanti & Huff at (310) 201-5033 ext. 3.

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