Whispers from Children’s Hearts Foundation Legacy Gala – March 24th honoring two children’s charities
Los Angeles, March 26, 2017 – The Third Annual Legacy Gala was held Friday, March 24, 2017 from 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM at Casa Del Mar Hotel, 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA. The Legacy Event awarded two non-profit children’s charities that live out their legacy annually and supported by celebrities, inspirators and visionaries from Hollywood and the world.
Co-founders Lisa Haisha (Founder of Whispers From Children’s Hearts Foundation and The SoulBlazing Institute™) and Lee Aronsohn (Co-Creator of Two and A Half Men & Former Executive Producer of Big Bang Theory) hosted an inspiring evening filled celebrities, musicians, Silicon Valley titans, luminaries and like-minded people! Whispers from Children’s Hearts Foundation specializes in supporting the emotional and spiritual needs of children’s hearts with music, theatre, and singing.
An illustrious line up of the evening’s Legacy Luminaries included Maria Conchita Alonso performing, recording artist Emmanuel Kelly, comedian Kathy Buckley, Panamanian recording star, Richard Rodriguez, celebrity designer Sue Wong and former back up dancer (Prince, Michael Jackson) and now transformational life coach, Andre Paradis. Over 25 celebrities walked a Red Carpet packed with media and joined the guest list of over 220’s VIP’s, sponsors, friends and family of the charities.
The 2017 Legacy Awards recipients receiving a check for $10,000 from the foundation included Akuyoe Graham, founder of the Spiritual Awakening Foundation, dedicated to assisting “at-risk” youth and children in the juvenile justice system in the realization of their spiritual identity and Rickie Byars Beckwith, founder of Kuumba in Motion, an innovative learning academy that nurtures the creative genius within children by inviting them to participate in an education centered on their unique way of learning.
Previous year recipients include Ms. Tige Charity (Founder: Kid’s In the Spotlight Charity), Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Tonatiuh (Teen Founder: Earth Guardians Charity and Hip Hop Artist), Kathy Buckley (Spokesperson/Fundraiser: No Limits For Deaf Children, Stand-up Comedian & Speaker.)
A unique highlight for this year, was the presentation of a Special Proclamation from the City of Los Angeles acknowledging the co-hosts, Lisa Haisha and Lee Aronsohn for their efforts in shining a spotlight and supporting the various children’s charities.