Seventh Biennial UNICEF Ball, LA


Affair: Seventh Biennial UNICEF Ball

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 6:30PM

Hot Spot: The Beverly Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA

On April 14, UNICEF USA will host the seventh biennial UNICEF Ball
in Los Angeles to celebrate UNICEF’s lifesaving work for children and pay tribute to outstanding humanitarians for their philanthropic efforts.

This year, Salma Hayek Pinault will be honored with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for her unwavering dedication to the organization. Ambassador Nicole Avant and Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix will be honored with the Spirit of Compassion Award for their extraordinary philanthropic passion for helping children around the word.The evening will feature a performance by eleven time Grammy Award winning artist and producer Pharrell Williams.

Funds raised at the event will support UNICEF’s work to save and improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.
UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and territories around the world and has saved more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization. The evening is a celebration of UNICEF’s work, as well as a tribute to the outstanding humanitarians who make our work possible.

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit

Who You May Spot: Gala Chairs: Tom Barrack, Megan and Peter Chernin, Marlyn and Robert Day, Ann and Jim Gianopulos, Wendy and Leonard Goldberg, Willow Bay and Bob Iger, Ghada and Ray Irani, Lyn and Norman Lear, Bryan Lourd and Bruce Bozzi, Tamar and Bob Manoukian, Irena and Mike Medavoy, Lori and Michael Milken, Julie C. Opperman, Lisa Parigi and Lionel Richie, Alia and Ronald Tutor

Honorees: Salma Hayek Pinault, Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award
Ambassador Nicole Avant and Ted Sarandos, Spirit of Compassion Award

Performer: Pharrell Williams

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available here. Individual tickets range from $1,250 - $2,500, Table tickets range from $12,500 - $50,000

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