Ashley Tisdale looks breathtaking in a wine colored dress as she arrives at the 2015 CoachArt ‘Gala of Champions’ held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday night (October 15) in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 30-year-old actress was honored at the event by the foundation and good friend, Justin Baldoni. The annual Gala honors individuals who show exceptional professional success and personal humanitarianism.
“It’s important for me to use my voice and platform to help others and to create awareness around causes and organizations I feel passionate about,” Ashley shared in a statement. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with CoachArt and witnessing how these amazing kids and families personally benefit from the lessons in the arts and athletics that CoachArt provides. I am so honored to stand with them at this gala.”
The two singers repped Starkey Hearing Foundation as they carried the torch towards the flames towards the stadium where the Summer Games will be held.
Jessica began her route on Sunset Blvd. in Silverlake and continued for a half mile with her team, captained by Johanna Schoeneck. Jessica was also joined by Special Olympics Southern California Athlete and Global Messenger Dustin Plunkett.
Starkey Hearing Foundation is the official Healthy Hearing partner of the Special Olympics Summer Games and will provide hearing screenings and free hearing aids to all Special Olympics athletes in need during the games.
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“EXCITED TO BE HERE #ENDALZ,” Jessica tweeted with her selfie.
The annual event featured special appearances and performances by some of television, film and Broadway’s hottest talent covering songs in “Broadway’s Best.” The show was a sensational musical revue featuring legendary Broadway tunes from Wicked, Guys and Dolls, Hairspray, DreamGirls, and Hello Dolly!
“This is my TREVOR NUMBA FIVE & yes I’m singing that to the tune of Lou Bega’s seminal hit Mambo No. 5 & noimnotsinginthat2nite #TrevorLIVE,” Darrentweeted.
TrevorLIVE is a signature semi-annual event of The Trevor Project, the nation’s leading provider of crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.
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The evening showcases the tremendous impact of reflecting caring and sharing to the lives of others and the Gala gives us the opportunity to celebrate the amazing things being done to make this world a better place.
Honorees this year included Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Forest Whitaker, Prince Seeiso of Lesotho and Sandi Young.