God's Love We Deliver
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More than 700 guests attended our Seventh Annual Golden Heart Awards on Wednesday, October 16, making it our largest and most successful event in our 28-year history!
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, was presented with the first-ever Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service by fashion designer and God’s Love board member Michael Kors and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour. Upon receiving her award, Clinton spoke about the unique American quality to solve problems as a community and the increased importance of giving in this time of economic uncertainty.
Renowned fashion model presented the Golden Heart Awards for Lifetime Achievement to Aerin Lauder, who is the creative director at Estee Lauder Companies and a longtime philanthropist. Aerin shared her moving story of her volunteer experience with God’s Love, delivering to our client, Natalie. Our President & CEO, Karen Pearl presented Jeff Gates and Mike Moran, both long-time volunteers and donors, with the Golden Heart Award for Outstanding Volunteerism. Jeff and Mike both spoke about the importance of community and how much God’s Love means to them.
The sold-out gala, which was held at Spring Studios in Manhattan, featured a welcome from famed singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian Bette Midler, dinner, awards presentation and a live auction.
Other attendees included Hilary Swank, Jennifer Hudson, Olivia Munn, Iman, Sigourney Weaver, Kyle Maclachlan, Julianna Margulies, Aerin Lauder, Jane Lauder, Blaine Trump, Ariana Rockefeller, Miroslava Duma, Hilary Rhoda, Constance Jablonski, Karlie Kloss, Giovanna Battaglia, Alexandra Richards, Helena Christensen, Anja Rubik, Alana Zimmerman, Alyssa Miller, Doutzen Kroes, Elettra Wiedemann, Harley Viera-Newton, Derek Blasberg, Terry Richardson, John Idol, Jeff Gates, Mike Moran, Jason and Haley Binn.