On Saturday, September 9th, at a private estate in Beverly Hills, CA, the annual Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention Summer Spectacular took place.
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.
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!).
The Foundation honored actress and singer Demi Lovato with the Spirit of Sobriety Award.
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.
The foundation’s mission is to save lives through awareness and effective programs that incentivize kids to abstain from drugs and alcohol.
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),
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.
For more information on the foundation, please visit www.brentshapiro.org.