SOURCE: Marketing A Cause

Marketing A Cause

March 22, 2011 19:18 ET

Marketing A Cause Helps Celebrities Raise Money & Awareness for Generosity Water's 3rd Annual Gala

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 22, 2011) -   This year, E! personalities Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy hosted Generosity Water's 3rd Annual Night of Generosity at the home of Wayne Kao, music producer, in Los Angeles, California. The event raised over $100,000 for the charity. Generosity Water is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to ending the clean water crisis in developing countries.

The star-studded event featured live musical performances by A Fine Frenzy and Honor Society. The evening began with a cocktail reception and silent auction, which was followed by a live auction. Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails by Voli Vodka (www.volispirits.com), and gourmet creations by Contemporary Catering (www.contemporary-catering.com).

This year, Marketing A Cause's (www.marketingacause.com) founder Mary Noon was responsible for putting together the silent auction. A variety of products were sold with all proceeds to benefit the cause and help provide clean water for people in Haiti, Ghana and India. Silent auction items at this year's gala included: a luxurious Croton Watch (www.crotonwatch.com), worth over $1,000, a brunch for two courtesy of the famous Beverly Hills Hotel, a fabulous seven-night Caribbean getaway donated by Elite Island Caribbean Resorts (www.eliteislandresorts.com), Genre Hotels donated two-night stays to ten of their boutique hotels (www.genrehotels.com), an autographed Marcus Allen jersey, Clipper tickets, gift certificates from Studio DNA & Roman Salon, vintage lingerie from Juel Park, Kao Pao Shu Bags, handbags from Hemptress, Ariane Millinery Hats, VIP table service at TAO & LAVO nightclub, earrings from Margaret Rowe Jewelry; candles from D.L. & Co Candles, and much more!

Celebrity guests at this year's gala included hosts Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy along with 30 Seconds to Mars' Jared Leto, Twilight's Tinsel Korey, The Real Housewives of New York's Kelly Bensimon, Californication's Madeline Zima, The Hills' Stephanie Pratt & Jayde Nicole, Desperate Housewives' Emily Bergl, Glee's Charlotte Ross, The Hard Times of RJ Berger's Amber Lancaster, The Cape's Izabella Miko, Shameless' Shanola Hampton, Rachel Getting Married's Tamyra Gray, The Lincoln Lawyer's Yari De Leon, and many others.

Look for Marketing A Cause's silent auction items for Generosity Water on sites like Charity Buzz later this week.

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