Face Forward Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala will take place on September 13
Grammy award winning R&B singer Estelle will perform at Face Forward Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala, “A Venetian Masquerade” on Sept. 13 at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
Founded by Deborah Alessi in 2007, Face Forward Foundation provides pro-bono reconstructive surgery for victims of domestic violence. As its most important fundraising and awareness-building event of the year, the 2014 gala has “A Venetian Masquerade” as its theme and will aim to raise $500,000 for 2015 to support their patients and celebrate the lives and accomplishments of survivors.
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Along with Estelle's live performance, the evening will feature celebrity guests, a silent auction and an honorary awards ceremony dedicated to raising funds and awareness. Face Forward Foundation will honor celebrity and community leaders for their inspirational work and on-going efforts to draw awareness to domestic violence. Confirmed guests so far include Missy Piles, Tom Arnold, Jennifer Coolidge, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Bonnie Sommerville and Shaun Toub.
Estelle entered the R&B scene in 2008 with double-platinum hit song “American Boy” featuring Kanye West. Her fourth studio album, True Romance, releases on Nov. 4.
Tickets for the event can be purchased here.