We just discovered that Martin Lawrence will be honored today at the Beverly Hills Hotel headlining the CARRY’s 2009 Annual Fundraising gala to benefit Foster Youth throughout the city of Los Angeles. We also discovered that The Temptations,
featuring Dennis Edwards are also performing.
Actress Jennifer Lewis is set to serve as Master of Ceremonies. The night’s special guest honoree presentation will be presented to Lawrence, best known for his hit television series, MARTIN, Hosting The original Def Comedy Jam series, and his many hit films including the Bad Boys Franchise and the Big Momma's House franchise..
CARRY, the Coalition For At-Risk Youth, is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of foster care youth. Founded by renowned dermatologist, Dr. Pearl Grimes, CARRY has achieved some significant successes since its creation in 2005. CARRY established a special grant of $90,000 awarded to A Place Called Home, an award-winning Los Angeles after-school program for at risk children.
In case you want to attend, tickets are $285 each, and may be purchased by calling (323) 302-0412 or by visiting the CARRY website at www.foratriskyouth.org.