Dana Wilkey, entrepreneur and "self made" success story (also the event planner who threw the $60,000 fourth birthday party bash for Taylor Armstrong's daughter) and her BFF, Taylor Armstrong of BRAVO'S The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills hosted a spectacular benefit in support of 1736 Family Crisis Center. this life-saving organization.
|Dana Wilkey hosts Benefit|
Since 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center has been accessible and ready to help kids and families permanently escape the worst possible conditions of poverty and violence 24/ 7.
The lights were shining on this recent Saturday evening high above the Hollywood Hills at Dana Wilkey's 16,000 square foot mansion. Guests were shuttled by Lexanimotorcars www.lexanimotorcars.com, to the “Real Housewife’s dramatic home, transformed for the evening with home designer Cindy Rocker of Diva Rocker Glam www.divarockerglam.com.
Philipe Chow Chinese cuisine www.philippechow.com/ was served to guests along with CIROC Vodka designer cocktails.
Guests were gifted with an exquisite candle by Milena's Boutique http://milenasboutique.com and saving the BEST for last Sweet E's www.sweetesbakeshop.com for desert!
Musical performances by X Factor Drew Ryniewicz and American Idol finalists and stars of the musical HAIR Diana Degarmo & Ace Young topped off the evening and proceeds of a stellar silent auction (including a $10,000 diamond facial) would go to the 1736 Family Crisis Center.
|Real Housewife,Adrienne Maloof greets Phoebe Rose|
|Yes, a "Diva" pillow says it all.|
|Taylor Armstrong looking demurely sexy at event|
|Phoebe Rose "air kissing" guest|
|$10,000 ruby and diamond facial at silent auction|
|Silent auction item-Miley Cyrus signed guitar|
Taylor Armstrong of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has created a bracelet with ZenJewelz by ZenJen to help empower women to speak out against domestic violence. A portion of the proceeds of this bracelet will go towards funding 1736 Family Crisis Center. This bracelet can be purchased at zenjewelz.com
In Taylor Armstrong’s New York Times best selling book” Hiding from Reality" (a saga of personal and family abuse), the author said - "I wrote the book to show victims a way forward and the courage to take the first steps out of their own nightmares. For forty years this organization has been providing cutting-edge shelter and community service center-based programs to help traumatized individuals and families turn their lives around. "Hiding from Reality" is doing its job: to take domestic abuse out of the shadows and shine the light of awareness on this national tragedy.”