Hollywood, CA – The 2nd Annual Gospel Goes to Hollywood Awards Luncheon (GGTH) will be hosted by actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and Grammy Winning Donnie McClurkin. This event was hailed as a resounding success last year in Hollywood and this year will be no exception. The event, is to raise awareness and funds in support of the fight against domestic violence, will be held Friday, February 22, 2013 at the historical Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA.
Festivities will began with a high-powered-red-carpet and pre-reception on the lavishly landscaped courtyard of Taglyan. Guests will enjoy delectable pass trays and mimosa before entering the venue adorned by beautiful floral designs by Tic-Tock Couture Floral.
Hundreds of guests, celebrities, industry legends and some of today’s hottest artist will be in attendance as Hollywood Actors/Actresses, TV/FILM Directors and Producers all gather to “Celebrate The Faith” during Oscar Week.
Recording artist J. Kingdom will kick off the show followed by the Grammy Award Winning duo MARY MARY.
Last year, the event concluded when celebrities Loretta Devine, Bill Duke, Cutis King, CeCe Winans, Gospel Saxophonist Angella Christie, Donnie McClurkin, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Kimberly Elise, Mikki Taylor, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Yvette Nicole Brown, Judge Mathis, Kenny Lattimore, Jimmy Jean Louis, Desiree Coleman Jackson, Tonya Young Williams, Rochelle Aytes, Adrian Anderson, J.C Jones, Kym E. Whitley, Mo & Kita, Wendell James and Sherif Atkins all joined Donnie McClurkin on stage to sing and celebrate the untold stories of faith in Hollywood.
This year, the LIST will be longer as this event has become a SIGNATURE EVENT during Oscar Week!
“This is a much-needed event and if you’ll have me, I’ll be here every year,” says Donnie McClurkin.
Event Sponsors: included Taglyan Cultural Center, Coca-Cola, Tic-Tock Couture Floral and Walgreens to name just a few.
Proceeds from the day’s events are donated to The Helpppping Hands Foundation dedicated to assist abused & battered women and their children throughout the world.
About The HELPPPPing Hands Foundation:
A 501(c) 3 non-profit organization designed to meet the needs and empower women and children everywhere since 1997. For the past 14 years they’ve been Helping, Empowering and Preparing people for their PURPOSE, PLAN and PLATFORM by lending a HELPPPPing Hand. The focus is on assisting abused & battered women and their children by providing support counseling, education and resources that will help to transition these individuals back into society as a viable citizen in homes and communities. To learn more about The HELPPPPing Hands Foundation, visit them at www.TheHelpingHandsFoundation.us
About the HELPPPP Agency:
The Helpppagency birthed in 2005, is a full service event planning and management company based in Atlanta Georgia owned and operated by Tomeka B. Holyfield. The Agency gained national attention in 2006 after producing the FIRST EVER Red-Carpet Events in the Christian Community. The event recognizes and celebrates local pastors, sports figures and celebrities who share in the faith. The All-Star Gospel Celebration, now in its 8th year, has become a staple event during NBA All-Star Weekend. In 2012, the first ever Gospel Goes To Hollywood Awards Luncheon was lunched to MUCH fan fair! Visit them at: www.GospelGoesToHollywood.com