Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 -- DesignCare 2013 is rightfully one of the most anticipated events of the summer. The 15th annual DesignCare took place at a private estate in Malibu on Saturday, July 27th 2013. Holly Robinson Peete astonished the guests without her sidekick, Rodney. DesignCare is a celebration of music, fashion, and philanthropy bringing together the stars to benefit the great works of the HollyRod Foundation.
Celebrity guests included Holly Robinson Peete, Ne-Yo, Magic Johnson, Alan Thicke, Cedric the Entertainer, Lisa Leslie, Garcelle Beauvais, Laila Ali, Leah Remini, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Regina King, Vivica A. Fox, and many more.
New York fashion designer Rubin Singer showed off his collection pieces with a spectacular runway show. DesignCare’s recognition awards went to Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jordan Pattillo, Jim Mitchell, John Ball, and Michael Strautmanis. The honorees were revered for their amazing work, and generous contributions to the autism and Parkinson’s communities.
At the live auction GBK Productions auctioned off an experience to attend their Pre-Oscar Gift Lounge with Holly Robinson Peete. This unique opportunity raised an additional $20.000 for the HollyRod Foundation, providing help and hope to those living with autism and Parkinson’s disease.
Three-time Grammy-winning R&B artist Ne-Yo finished off the night with a mind-blowing musical performance.
Upon leaving, guests received a GBK gift bag, which included Sparkling Hill Resort gifting a Couples Escape in a stunning penthouse suite with access to the world renowned KurSpa; The Sweatshop L.A., a holistic and organic detox day spa, gifting 2 infrared Sauna Sessions; Solmate Socks, gifting their unique mismatched socks; fashion-forward jewelry pieces by Amrita Singh, gifting the most beautiful cocktail rings; a gift certificate from Dazadi.com, the internet’s top destination for sports equipment, game rooms and home gyms; folding flipflops by Flexflop, great for travel, the spa, or on the go; and a $50 gift certificate to experience Ike’s Love & Sandwiches LLC, serving the best sandwiches.
ABOUT THE HOLLYROD FOUNDATION:
The HollyRod Foundation was founded in 1997 by NFL quarterback Rodney Peete and actress Holly Robinson Peete. The foundation is dedicated to providing help and hope to those living with autism and Parkinson's disease. Efforts of the HollyRod Foundation are providing a better quality of life through support and resources for individuals and their families. In 2013, as part of the Foundation's growth plan, the HollyRod Foundation became a client of The Gorman Group, a philanthropic advisory and management firm who's assisting with HRF's infrastructure, marketing, communications, and fund development strategy. For more information, please visit http://www.HollyRod.org.
GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions: GBK Celebrity Gifting, GBK Special Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/Public Relations. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK, please go to gbkproductions.com.
Nicole Benninga, GBK Productions, 323-933-9989, [email protected]