World of Children Award, a global recognition and funding organization serving the needs of children is holding its inaugural 2015 Alumni Honors event on Thursday, April 30 at Il Cielo in Beverly Hills.
Television host and actress Brooke Burke-Charvet will serve as master of ceremonies. Since 1998, World of Children Award has identified individuals who create proven, sustainable programs for children, and awards grants to advance their work at an annual awards ceremony.
For the first time since the inception of the World of Children Awards, the organization will host an event in Beverly Hills commemorating past honorees who have continued their extraordinary efforts.
The honorees include Jessica Markowitz (2009 World of Children Youth Honoree) of Richard’s Rwanda IMPUHWE, which educates girls in Rwanda; Triveni Acharya (2013 World of Children Humanitarian Honoree), of the Rescue Foundation, which rescues trafficked girls from brothels in India; and Dr. Ricardo Bennun (2007 Health Honoree), of Asociación PIEL, which provides surgery for children with facial deformities in Argentina.
A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m., program and dinner starts at 7 p.m. Il Cielo is located at 9018 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. Tickets are $500. For information, visit www.worldofchildren.org.
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