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Trevor Project NEW YORK GALA.
The world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people TV host and actress, Kelly Ripa and actor and producer, actor Mark Consuelos were honored with the Champions Award for the event. View Video
The Trevor Project hosted its - TrevorLIVE New York gala at Cipriani Wall Street. Actress and model Cara Delevingne received the Hero Award which recognizes individuals who inspire LGBTQ youth or increase visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community.
Talk show host, actress and producer Kelly Ripa and actor and producer Mark Consuelos were honored with the Champions Award and EY with the 20/20 Visionary Award. Co-hosted by actress, comedian and writer Nicole Byer and actor, director and digital producer Eugene Lee Yang, the event helped raise more than $2 million.
As part of the celebration, GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum singer/songwriter Daya and the cast of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical, The Prom, performed. The star-studded gala also featured appearances by Antoni Porowski (Queer Eye), Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye), Jonathan Tucker (actor), Miss J Alexander (TV personality), Jake Shears (singer), Ashley Benson (actress), Samira Wiley (actress), Christian Siriano (fashion designer), Geena Rocero (model), Milk (RuPaul's Drag Race), Tyler Oakley (digital creator), Aaron Philip (model), and more.
Highlights from the event included: Hosts Nicole Byer and Eugene Lee Yang (who recently came out in his original, deeply personal music video, featuring music by ODESZA) hilariously carried the show. The Trevor Project’s CEO & Executive Director Amit Paley took to the stage to thank the guests for coming and their support. He stressed how important supporting the LGBTQ youth is and spoke of all the lives The Trevor Project saves. Cara Delevingne accepted the Hero Award from Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness, stars of the Netflix’s Queer Eye, and shared the following poem she wrote when she was 15, before surprising the audience with a special duet performance of Sonnentanz (Sun Don’t Shine) with Will Heard.
Style Icon to be Presented with The Hero Award at the Organization’s Star-Studded Gala in New York. The Trevor Project announced that actress, musician, and style icon Cara Delevingne was recently honored at the organization’s TrevorLIVE New York gala with the Hero Award for her commitment to supporting The Trevor Project’s mission to end suicide among LGBTQ-(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning) young people. TrevorLIVE New York, the organization’s annual star-studded signature fundraiser, will be held on Monday, June 17 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
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