Golden Globe Winning Actress Amy Poehler Among HonoreesLOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Today, unite4:good ( www.unite4good.org) - the global movement for humanity - and Variety announces the 2015 performers, presenters, and sponsors for the 2nd annual unite4:humanity event presented by ALCATEL ONETOUCH to be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Thursday, February 19.
Golden Globe winning actress Amy Poehler will receive the Unity Award for her work with Worldwide Orphans. She joins previously announced honorees including Academy Award®-winning actress Halle Berry, who will receive the Creative Conscience Award, for her work with the Jenesee Center; global film star Ewan McGregor who will receive the International Humanitarian Award for his work with UNICEF UK; Lauren Paul and three-time Emmy®-winner Aaron Paul who will receive the unite2gether Award for their work with the Kind Campaign; three-time Grammy®-winner P!nk – who will also perform at the exclusive soiree – will receive the Music Visionary Award for her work with No Kid Hungry; Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson who will receive the Young Humanitarian Award for his work with Straight But Not Narrow; and Emmy®-winner Christina Applegate who will receive the Saint Vintage Love Cures Award for her work with Right Action for Women.
Presenters include recording artist, actress, and talk show host Queen Latifah who will be presenting to Halle Berry; five time Golden Globe nominee Emily Blunt will be presenting to Ewan McGregor; executive producer of award winning show "Breaking Bad" Michelle MacLaren will be presenting to Lauren and Aaron Paul; Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges will be presenting to P!nk; and five time Emmy nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be presenting to Josh Hutcherson.
The VIP pre-reception will be presented by conference4:change. Conference4:change which will take place on March 14 at the University of Southern California, will explore ways in which media makers can integrate and inspire social change through their projects. Hosted by unite4:good, Variety and USC's Media Institute for Social Change, the conference will bring together writers, producers, directors, actors, musicians and studio, network and broadcast executives into discussions and breakout groups aimed at transforming the enthusiasm for change generated at unite4:humanity into measurable action. For more information, please visit http://unite4good.org/events/conference4change/
The VIP pre-reception will feature an incredible live auction of a vintage 1936 Lincoln V'12 Model K Boat-Tail Roadster, also Known As The Howard Hughes "Aero-Mobile". This one of a kind is valued at $3.8 million dollars and the bidding will begin at $2.1 million.
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is the presenting sponsor of the exclusive soiree.
Platinum sponsors include unite4:good Group.
Premier sponsors include Champagne Piper-Heidsieck and Saint Vintage. Official sponsors include Jet Edge International.
For more information on the event and how to purchase tickets, please visit unite4good.org/unite4humanity/.
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About unite4:good foundation
The unite4:good foundation inspires global citizens to embrace positivity and acts of kindness, leading to worldwide collaboration and good will. We aim to achieve it through community programming, partnerships, socially conscious media, entertainment, and innovative technology. Together we will unite individuals, organizations, businesses and communities under the common theme of kindness. unite4:good will encourage everyone to inspire, empower, share and love. www.unite4good.org
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