The 19th Annual PRISM Awards Ceremony honoring writers, producers, directors, and actors for their authentic depictions of mental health and substance use issues. Substance use: prevention, treatment, recovery, and mental health not only affect the person involved, but also others around them, and we are proud to commend those who are involved in the art of making a difference.
The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) annually presents, in collaboration with flagship airing partner FX Network, the PRISM Awards. The PRISM Awards is a nationally-televised awards show special recognizing the accurate depiction of mental health issues and drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction in film, television, interactive, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment.
STOP CANCER funds the most promising and innovative scientists in their early research of all forms of cancer prevention, treatment, cures and subsequent clinical applications at UCLA’s Jonsson, USC Norris and City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Centers. STOP CANCER also funds the USC’s Norris Pediatric Cancer Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.
Stop Cancer’s Annual Gala will honor Lori and Michael Milken with the Dr. Armand Hammer Philanthropy Award and Audri and Stan Tendler with the STOP CANCER Award of Distinction. Honorary Dinner Chair, Sherry Lansing; Master of Ceremonies, Elon Gold; musical performance by Jason Gould; special presentations by Armie Hammer and Leeza Gibbons; Paula Abdul, Mary Hart, Burt Sugarman, David Foster, John Landis, Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Barbra Streisand and James Brolin.
SAG Foundation Receives $100k for Children’s Literacy | Variety | Hollywood Reporter – Green Galaxy Enterprises
Prism Media Group’s Hilda Somarriba and Green Galaxy Enterprises Founder Nicole Hansen bring partnership opportunities to their client Wendy Alane Adams. This new initiative helps to enhance Rise Up Foundation’s literacy programs through the Screen Actors Guild Foundation’s BookPALS program.
Press was garnered by Prism Media Group in the trades for this 1st time private donation to the SAG Foundation.
“SAG Foundation Receives $100k for Children’s Literacy”
Marianne Zumberge, Variety
“SAG Foundation Receives $100,000 Donation From Rise Up Foundation”
Meena Jang, The Hollywood Reporter
GO Campaign improves the lives of orphans and vulnerable children around the world by partnering with local heroes to deliver local solutions. GO Campaign connects donors to high-impact grassroots projects aimed at changing lives and transforming communities, one child at a time. The 7th annual GO GO Gala’s special honoree was Ruchira Gutpa: Anti-Trafficking Activist, Clinton Global Citizen Award recipient and Emmy Award Winner.
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Auction sales have contributed mightily to the charity’s revenue, and actor Robert Patterson, for one, has supported the GO Campaign as a buyer and seller. In addition to winning a recycled cello at the Nov. 14 shindig with his high bid of $5,600, Pattersonpreviously helped build a girls’ home in Cambodia by offering himself up for a “meet and greet” on the set of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.” Bidding online at Charitybuzz.com, a Chicago woman reportedly paid $80,000 for that privilege.
—Ellen Olivier, The Los Angeles Times, November 15, 2013
“This is the future of the world, the future of philanthropy, the future of ‘I have enough — I have more than enough — I want to share. I want to know that what I’m sharing is going to people who are spreading light, who are spreading love, who are making the life experience better for humans or children across the globe,’” Etheridge said before performing GO Campaign co-founder Vicki Kennedy’s favorite song, “Come to My Window.”
—Maane Khatchatourian, Variety, November 15, 2013
Prism Media Group headed up the PR for the star-studded inaugural Los Angeles Regional Council event in support of the The National Women’s History Museum in Washington DC. Prism’s celebrity guests list included Geena Davis, Kate Walsh, Sharon Lawrence, and Frances Fisher.
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Dolores Huerta, Joan Wages NWHM and its Los Angeles Regional Council hosted their first event at Creative Artists Agency on the evening of Thursday, October 25, 2012. The private reception celebrated the work of Dolores Huerta, Co-founder of United Farm Workers and President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, who was recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor bestowed on a citizen, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, writer, director and producer of critically-acclaimed documentary Miss Representation and Founder and CEO of MissRepresentation.org and Girls Club Entertainment.
— “A Star-Studded Affair at NWHM’s LA Event”
National Women’s History Museum
Actress and host Sharon Lawrence pose at the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) Hosts Exclusive Cocktail Reception Honoring Jennifer Siebel Newson and Dolores Huerta at CAA on October 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Oren/Getty Images for NWHM)— “The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) Hosts Exclusive Cocktail Reception Honoring Jennifer Siebel Newson And Dolores Huerta”
Yahoo News, October 26, 2012
The Thrist Project is a nonprofit organization that exists to raise awareness of and bring solutions to clean water crisis through education outreach programs equip, educate, and empower individuals to take action in projects that create radical sustainable global change, and champion hope and respect for the positive values of life.
The Thirst Gala is an annual fun raising gala, photography, and multimedia exhibition held in Los Angeles each June. The Thirst Gala educates and engages guests, connecting them first hand to people and communities we are helping. Throughout the night guests are given multiple ways to donate through the live and silent auction, text to give technology, and other opportunities.
Notable attendees included Chyler Leigh (“Grey’s Anatomy”), JR Bourne (MTV’s “Teen Wolf”), Michael Welch (“The Twilight Saga”), and Justin Chambers (“Grey’s Anatomy”).