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Annual Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular Raises Over One Million

Mario Lopez and Demi Lovato

On Saturday, September 9th, at a private estate in Beverly Hills, CA, the annual Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular took place.

Sugar Ray Leonard with Linell Shapiro and Robert Shapiro

Sugar Ray Leonard with Linell Shapiro and Robert Shapiro

The annual gala raised over $1 million for drug awareness and prevention. The foundation and its signature Brent’s Club program works in conjunction with The Boys & Girls Club of America to provide incentives for kids to abstain from drugs.

 Mario Lopez hosted the Brent Shapiro Foundation’s Summer Spectacular


Mario Lopez hosted the Brent Shapiro Foundation’s Summer Spectacular

Hosted by Mario Lopez (Extra), along with Linell & Robert Shapiro (Lawyer), the event featured a musical performance by David Lee Roth (Van Halen) and Cleto and the Cletones (house band from Jimmy Kimmel Live!).

Demi Lovato

The Foundation honored actress and singer Demi Lovato with the Spirit of Sobriety Award.

Michael Noori and Gilles Marini attended.

Michael Noori and Gilles Marini attended.

Robert and Linell Shapiro created the Brent Shapiro Foundation following their son Brent’s death to honor his life and promote prevention and awareness of chemical dependence.

Golnesa ''GG'' Gharachedaghi and Chris Lawford

Golnesa ”GG” Gharachedaghi and Chris Lawford

The foundation’s mission is to save lives through awareness and effective programs that incentivize kids to abstain from drugs and alcohol.

Brittny Gastineau and Lisa Gastineau

Brittny Gastineau and Lisa Gastineau

Other guests included Priscilla Presley (Actress), Adrienne Maloof (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills), Cassie Scerbo (Make it or Break it), Christopher Kennedy Lawford (Author), Courtney Mazza (Actress), Mindy Sterling (Actress),

Mario Lopez and Demi Lovato

Mario Lopez and Demi Lovato

Donna Mills (Actress), Sugar Ray Leonard (Boxer), Gloria Allred (Lawyer), Frances Fisher (Actress), Michael Nouri (Actor), Gilles Marini (Sex and the City), Lisa & Brittny Gastineau (The Gastineau Girls), Golnesa Gharachedaghi (Shahs of Sunset), and more.

Donna Mills and Adrienne Maloof

Donna Mills and Adrienne Maloof

For more information on the foundation, please visit www.brentshapiro.org.

Sponsors of The Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular

Sponsors of The Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular

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