“Even though the Afghan and Pakistani refugees' background is different from mine, I can relate to their plight,” said Anderson “The Spider” Silva, a Brazilian mixed martial artist and current Ultimate Fighting Championship® Middleweight Champion.
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2011
When: Wednesday, January 12. 2011 – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: The Montage Hotel, 225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills
Why: Fundraiser on behalf of USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and debut of the new eco-friendly, socially conscious sportswear line, Ludus Athletics
Who: UFC Star fighter Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson, UFC ring girl Arianny Lopez, videotaped message from actress Angelina Jolie, Sydney Sweeney and Edin Gali, actors (Mad Men), Shohreh Agh-Dash Loo – Oscar nominee and Emmy Award winning actress (House of Saddam, House of Sand and Fog), Azita Ghanizada, actress (General Hospital), upcoming SYFY network’s action-adventure series Alphas), Mozhdah Jamalzadah, the “Oprah of Afghanistan,” host of talk show Mozhdah, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, former US Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations, Sonia Nassery Cole, chairman and founder of Afghanistan World Foundation and director/producer of the upcoming film, Black Tulip, Hamed Wardak, CEO Ludus Athletics, Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR representative for North America, Jessica Sierra - American Idol contestant, Sen- fashion designer…And many more….
Game baseball, signed by Brian Wilson (Star Pitcher of this year’s World Series Championship team the San Francisco Giants
Boxing gloves signed by UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson “The Spider” Silva
Media Coverage: Please rsvp to Karen Lucente at 310-309-9779 or kplucente(at)gmail(dot)com