Celebrating Humanitarians Luncheon Gala

Media Alert for Thursday, September 14


Honorees Jason Alexander, Pauline Chalamet, Billy Eichner, Josefina López, Wendie Malick, Arian Moayed, Lena Waithe, and Matt Walsh Expected To Attend

Hosted by Variety’s Marc Malkin at La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood

The Creative Coalition presents its Humanitarian Awards Benefit Luncheon Gala, featuring prominent figures in the entertainment industry who use the power of their celebrity for social good. Honorees will be spotlighting their charitable causes including Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab, GLAAD, arts education in California public schools, Return to Freedom, Open Books, Waterwell and more. All proceeds from this special charity event benefit The Creative Coalition’s year-round work to protect and advance the arts.

Honorees will include Jason Alexander, Pauline Chalamet, Billy Eichner, Wendie Malick, Arian Moayed, Lena Waithe, and Matt Walsh. Josefina López will receive the Your Voice Carries Weight Award.

The event will be hosted by Variety Senior Editor, Marc Malkin

Additional presenters at the event will include Samantha Hanratty, Debbie Levin, Alyssa Milano, Darnell Moore, and Bradley Whitford.

Robin Bronk (CEO of The Creative Coalition) will be joined by additional guests and presenters, TBA.

Thursday, September 14, 2023
Media check-in: 12:00 pm
Red carpet: 12:30 pm
Humanitarian Awards Benefit Luncheon Gala will immediately follow.    

La Peer Hotel
627 N. La Peer Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069

The Awards Benefit is supported by Novo Nordisk Inc., with Variety as the exclusive media partner of the event.

Please contact Austin.Good@scenariopr.com to apply for red carpet credentials.

*RSVPs are mandatory for arrivals coverage and space is limited. Not all outlets who RSVP will be credentialed.

About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition also creates award-winning public service campaigns including #RightToBearArts to promote the efficacy of the arts. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President. For more information, visit https://thecreativecoalition.org.

About The Creative Coalition’s Humanitarian Awards
Bestowed since 2015, the Humanitarian Awards are prestigious honors that bring awareness and recognition to entertainment industry leaders who have used their unique platforms to bring voice to the social causes that they care about. Past Humanitarian Award recipients include Debra Messing, Chrissy Metz, Keegan-Michael Key, Anthony Anderson, Joey Soloway, Patricia Heaton, Alan Cumming, Alfre Woodard, Tim Robbins, Terry Crews, Patricia Arquette, Finn Wolfhard, Alyssa Milano, Henry Winkler, Bill Prady, and Laverne Cox, among others. For more information, click here.

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