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GBK hosts MTV Celebrity Gift Lounge Charity fundraising Guard a Heart.

April 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard

    By Cheri Fox Hollywood,CA(Hollywood Today)4/17/13/— – GBK On April 12th and 13th at the W Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood. GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, honored the 2013 MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters with its Annual Gift Lounge . An exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and Media enjoyed the traditional gift lounge environment while learning about the philanthropic causes.  In honor of his late father John Ritter, celebrity guest Jason Ritter made a special appearance on the ten year anniversary since his fathers passing due to heart disease to co-present a donation check with Aviir for $100,000 to the Foundation.   GUARDaHEART Foundation, a non-profit foundation is  dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease prevention by spreading the word to guard your heart and save your life, Aviir was on site offering complimentary cardiac risk blood tests and to promote their savethe1.org campaign. http://www.guardaheart.org/ Steps4Paws;  Steps4Paws was in attendance bringing the fashion world forward to support dog rescue organizations, saving lives one dog at a time, A launch of new line of clothing including trendy t-shirts will help support the great cause to save animals.  Launch will take place at Fred Segal boutique in West-Hollywood this  May . http://shop.steps4paws.com/
George Lopez

George Lopez

My Life My Power This Charity which works with kids, parents and schools around the nation with issues like bullying, drugs and alcohol, and dropouts. Daniele Puder created My Life My Power in 2010 after hearing the tragic stories of children and teenagers who commit suicide due to bullying and intimidation.  It began as an anti bullying program it has since expanded to address a range of issues children and teenagers confront on a daily basis . The My LIfe My Power program has been specifically designed to teach youth the importance of goal- setting, mentoring , character building, and leadership in order to develop positive mindset toward themselves, peers and authority figures and lead to their own success. http://www.mylifemypower.org/
Jason Ritter

Jason Ritter

Caribbean Living, beyond the beach magazine gifting an all inclusive trip for 2 to the newest Hard Rock resorts have the best of all worlds with over the top pampering and luxury and spa treatments coupled  with rock star suites and cool vibes in the sunshine at their new digs at the intersection of paradise and attitude; Puerto Vallarta & Cancun ;http://www.caribbeanlivingmagazine.com/ A highlight of the lounge was Sparkling Hill Resort, a European-inspired wellness resort known as the first resort in the world to incorporate Swarovski crystal elements into every aspect of its design. Guests received a gift certificate for a 5 night Couples Escape in a stunning penthouse suite, with access to a wide range of wellness treatments featured at the resorts world-renowned Kurspa a 40,000 square foot spa providing over 100 treatments and therapies. http://sparklinghill.com Guests ate drank and collected gifts and visited many great sponsors including the event Presenting Sponsor Viva Diva Wines, one of the fastest growing Moscato brands in the U.S., who was gifting a bottle of their Pinot Grigio or flavored Moscato from italy; Skys Gourmet Tacos; Sabra Dipping Company; Cookie Connection; and KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn .
Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy Hamill

Beauty sponsors made their mark on the lounge, including luxury brands such as: Designer Skin, gifting high-end UV and sunless tanning lotions; purple rhinestone embedded bottles filled with of the finest bronzers, to deliver superior tanning results, and introducing the new line of Self Tanning products set to launch in May The at home product line includes a full-range of Keratin infused styling products and tools that increase shine, minimize styling time and reduce frizz. http://www.keratincomplex.com/ BARBAR Hair Tools, The Barbar Hair Tools BARBARA italy 4800 Ionic Dryer cuts dry time in half with 2000 WATTS of power. Lightweight and is desinged with compact body for travel . http://www.globalsalon.com/Default.asp and imPRESS Press On Manicure by Broadway Nails who also provided manicure services for the events special guests. Fabulous mulit-colored nails tips, polish, and artist pen kits, for creative and fun looks at home kits for adults and children. http://www.broadwaynails.com/products/nails/ Several charitable causes at the event included The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation – The mission is to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Juvenile diabetes  http://sugarrayleonard.com/ Lopez Foundation – The charity’s mission is to create positive, permanent change for underprivileged children, adults and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.  http://thelopezfoundation.org/lopez-foundation/ Lambda Legal – For 40 years, Lambda Legal has led the fight for equal and fair treatment of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Also  YES! Beat Liver Tumors, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information, resources, support and HOPE to those who are affected by cancer of the liver and other forms of advanced cancer gifting Amazon Kindles pre-loaded with life-saving information for those who are affected by liver tumors. http://www.beatlivertumors.org/ http://www.gbkproductions.com/

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