BMW of Beverly Hills presents: Breaking the Silence 2015 Fundraiser set to take place in the heart of Hollywood at Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA 90028 on Monday, June 1st. A social mixer to promote advocacy, prevention, and awareness of Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence. Red Carpet starts at 6:30pm.
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The event will boast of community outreach, empowerment, entertainment and more. This year the event is expected to draw more than 400 ticketed guest in the Hollywood Metroplex. It is the goal of the 2015 fundraiser to raise economic growth of upward $300,000 for its benefitting charity Becky’s Fund.
Heather Dubrow (Bravo TV’s Housewives of Orange County) will serve as the 2015 emcee. Among the event attendees will also be the 2015 honoree Troy Vincent (EVP of National Football Operations of the National Football League). Mr. Vincent will be the receipient of the “Community Engagement Award” for his role with the Joyful Heart Foundation and the NO MORE Initative in addressing Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Awareness within the National Football League.
A new series of NO MORE PSAs is bringing the strong and committed voices of NFL players into the movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. More than 20 top current and former NFL players — including New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, and Hall of Famer Cris Carter — are featured in the spots.
Former player and current NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent, whose mom is a domestic violence survivor, helped to coordinate the effort. He also appears in the PSAs. He talked about football players’ opportunity to combat domestic violence and sexual assault, now more than ever.
“Domestic violence and sexual assault are not just an NFL issue. These are issues that are faced by all of us. It will take the collective nature and shared responsibility of us as humanity, as God’s children, to solve this together. Whether we are football fans or not, we share in treating one another with respect and dignity.” –Troy Vincent, NFL
Other event supporters include: NFL, St. Peterburg’s Vodka, BELLA New York Magazine, 94.7 The Wave and Press Pass LA.
Celebrities expected: Billy Davis (Dallas Cowboys/Baltimore Ravens), Dr. Terry Dubrow (E! Botched), Meagan Good (Think Like a Man Too), EJ Johnson (Rich Kids of Beverly Hills), Vanessa Williams (Soul Food TV Series), Davon Coleman (Dallas Cowboys), Jussie Smollett (Empire), Michael Crabtree (Oakland Raiders), Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys), Tamar Braxton (The Real), Christina Milian (E! Turned Up), Ross Mathews (E! Hello Ross), Lance Bass (Dirty Pop with Lance Bass) and more.
One Lucky Raffle Winner will win a 2-Year Lease on a Brand New! 2014 BMW i3 courtesy of BMW of Beverly Hills
Car Valued at: $47,200
Tickets are available at www.ticketriver.com/event/15675
About Becky’s Fund
The mission of Becky’s Fund is fourfold:
- Foster awareness: Help people understand the elements of domestic violence through education, such as its prevalence, why battered victims cannot always leave easily, and what can be done to fight against domestic violence.
- Encourage advocacy: Encourage people to care about and help put an end to domestic violence.
- Promote activism: Take an active role in helping battered victims find safety through counseling, education and legal representation.
- Create support: Provide support for victims of domestic violence.
To learn more please visit: www.beckysfund.org