Charity Events: Acclaimed Actor Danny Glover, Actor Jimmy Jean-Louis and Haitian Ambassador to the U.S. were among exclusive special guests at the Global Commerce Solutions' Haitian Earthquake Benefit.
More than 150 professionals descended upon Washington D.C.'s W Hotel in support of “To Haiti…With Love,” a fundraising reception for earthquake relief hosted by Global Commerce Solutions March 21. Guests in attendance included acclaimed actor Danny Glover, Haiti’s Ambassador to the U.S. The Honorable Raymond E. Joseph, and Haitian-born actor/activist Jimmy Jean-Louis (cast of NBC's Heroes), and former Governor of Virginia The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder. Proceeds from the event were donated to The Children and Families Global Development Fund Inc & The Hollywood Unites for Haiti Earthquake Assistance Fund.
"It was an honor and privilege to host this event," said Harry Black, VP of Global Commerce Solutions. "The ongoing needs of the Haitian people as they recover from the impact of the devastating earthquakes may not be on the front pages of the newspapers but they are at the forefront of our minds and hearts."
Ed Baten, General Manager W Hotel D.C., and Terence Peterson, President/CEO of Kwedz Research, were proud sponsors of the event.