KABC7 Health Specialist Denise Dador will Serve as Master of Ceremonies at the Nonprofit’s 13th Annual Metamorphosis Gala To Be Held at Iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/27/2015 -- On Wednesday, May 13th the most generous hearts of Los Angeles will come together to celebrate the transformation and resilience of domestic violence survivors. The 13th Annual Metamorphosis Gala Event will be held at the Walt Disney Concert Hall BP Hall. With a goal of $50,000, the 2015 gala will be emceed by KABC7 broadcast personality Denise Dador. This will be her second time at the helm of the evening's festivities since the first annual gala.
The funds raised will support the Asian Pacific Women's Center's (APWC's) mission of providing an environment that is sensitive to the cultural and language needs of Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence survivors and their families, as they acquire the necessary skills and personal strength for self-sufficiency and violence-free lives. APWC is one of only three domestic violence transitional shelters in Los Angeles County with the cultural and linguistic capacity to support Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence survivors and their families.
"Our organization is very fortunate to have such generous supporters and friends, and on May 13th we'll be thanking them once again for their thoughtful generosity as we continue to raise money in support of this very important mission," said Venus Sotir, APWC's Interim Executive Director.
Each year, APWC celebrates the work of three very special honorees. Blue Shield of California Foundation will be this year's Outstanding Corporate Honoree for its Blue Shield Against Violence program, which helps domestic violence survivors throughout California. Asian pacific Community Fund will be this year's Outstanding Community Honoree for its crucial work raising funds for Asian and Pacific Islander organizations throughout Los Angeles and being an exceptional partner to APWC. Kalani Kim has also been named an Outstanding Volunteer Honoree for his dedication to helping the survivors APWC serves.
This year's Gala will also feature performances Larissa Lam, singer, songwriter, Chinese American talk show host, music executive, actress, and producer from Diamond Bar, California.
To learn more about APWC or to purchase tickets to the 13th Annual Gala, please visit http://www.apwcla.org or call 213-250-2977.
About the Asian Pacific Women's Center
The Asian Pacific Women's Center is a non-profit with the mission to provide an environment that is sensitive to the cultural and language needs of Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence survivors and their families, as they acquire the necessary skills and personal strength for self-sufficiency and violence-free lives.
For more information, please visit http://www.apwcla.org or call 213-250-2977.