Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) and Fashion Delivers Charitable Foundation, Inc., partner charities that have provided over $1 billion in new product donations to families affected by poverty and natural disasters, are excited to announce that award-winning actress, producer and fashion entrepreneur Vivica A. Fox will serve as the emcee of their annual Gala fundraiser.
Scheduled to take place November 6 at Chelsea Piers, the K.I.D.S. + Fashion Delivers Gala will honor Brendan Hoffman, President and CEO of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.; Robert Campbell, Chairman and CEO of BBC International LLC; Peter Comisar, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Guggenheim Partners, and Daisy Fuentes, fashion entrepreneur and television personality.
Vivica Fox has co-starred with some of Hollywood’s hottest actors, including Academy Award® winners Jamie Fox, Halle Berry and Whoopi Goldberg and Academy Award® nominees Will Smith, Uma Thurman and Queen Latifah. Her feature credits include Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, Ella Enchanted, Independence Day, Soul Food, Batman and Robin, Kingdom Come, Why Do Fools Fall In Love and Juwanna Mann. She also co-produced and starred in The Salon with Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and in The Hard Corps alongside Jean Claude Van Damme. Vivica recently co-starred in In the Hive with renowned director Robert Townsend.
Vivica’s roles on television have also met with critical and fan success including two seasons on HBO’s hit comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fox Network’s Raising Hope, Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva and the voice of Angel Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s New Scooby Doo. In the world of reality television, she has hosted TV Land’s The Cougar and teamed up with VH1 to executive-produce and host Glam God. Vivica was also a fan favorite on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and served as a judge alongside Academy Award® winner Faye Dunaway on WB’s The Starlet. Her numerous television credits also include Alias, My Wife & Kids, All of Us, Eve, and Out All Night.
In 2008, Vivica was honored with the NAACP Theater Awards’ prestigious Spirit Award for starring in and producing the stage play Whatever She Wants alongside Boris Kodjoe and Richard Roundtree. In 2005 and 2006 she won the NAACP Image Award and the Prism Award for Best Actress in a Television Series-Drama, and was honored in 2003 with the Lady of Soul Lena Horne Career Achievement Award. Vivica and Will Smith won the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for Independence Day, and she has also been voted one of People magazine’s fifty most beautiful people.
The K.I.D.S. + Fashion Delivers fundraiser’s table prices start at $10,000 and individual tickets are $1,000. To purchase tables or tickets, contact Jessica Luna at FD_KIDS@TheJFMGroup.com or call 212-921-9070, ext. 14.
Visit the Gala website at http://kidsdonations.org/KIDSFDGala