VIII Global Gift Philanthropic Weekend Opens with the Marbella Fashion Show @ Marbella July 11-12, 201901-07-2019
VIII Global Gift Philanthropic Weekend @ Puerto Banus and Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe July 11-12, 2019 Source: i-Marbella.com
Once again this year, María Bravo will host the Global Gifters at Marbella's most eagerly awaited charity event: the VIII Global Gift Philanthropic Weekend which will take place on 11 and 12 July 2019 in Puerto Banús and the Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe, opening with this year's Marbella Fashion Show July 11.
Eva Longoria will again be the honorary ambassador of this solidarity initiative, while the most supportive weekend will begin with the Fashion Show in Marbella, where the Global Gift Foundation will participate with a children's fashion show with styles designed by the famous Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.
Carlos Sobera will be the presenter of the gala with Alicia Lobo. In turn, Gary Dourdan and Rosa Lopez, Global Gift ambassadors, and actress Lana Parrilla and model Giovanni Bonamy will attend as special guests.
Thus, the hotel opens its doors one more year to host the most eagerly awaited event in the city of Malaga, which for the eighth consecutive year will bring together a multitude of national and international celebrities.
To present all the details of the Philanthropic Gifts Weekend, which this year is dressed in fashion, María Bravo has been accompanied by María José González, director of the Fashion Show in Marbella, and Jesús Segado, a designer of Malaga Haute Couture, awarded in 2017 with the Golden Pin.
Also present were Rocío Galán Pérez and Víctor Carracedo, director and executive chef of the Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe, Ricardo Álvarez Ossorio, from the office of Álvarez-Ossorio Abogados and ambassador of the Global Gift Foundation, Isabel Cintado, councillor for social rights of the Marbella City Council and Mike Acosta, co-founder of the WiCaddy golf application.
María wanted to thank all the sponsors who collaborate in the eighth edition of the Global Gift Foundation Philanthropic Weekend: Hotel Gran Meliá Don Pepe, Luxury Spain, Álvarez-Ossorio Abogados, Wicaddy, Nicoe, Nueva Moda Model & International, Meliá Marbella Banús, Audi Safamotor and Maupy, and especially the live broadcast application Xpose, official sponsor of the VIII Global Gala Gifts and all the Foundation's events.
Maria also did not want to forget the essential work done by the foundation in collaboration with other associations and has presented a cheque for €3,500 to Dulce Córdoba del Rey, president of the Multiple Sclerosis Association.
In this way, the catwalk of the Marbella Fashion Show, as in previous editions, will take place in one of the most sophisticated and premium enclaves of Mediterranean Europe and one of the most emblematic areas of Marbella, Puerto Banús.
Maria Jose Gonzalez, director of this fashion event, commented that "the catwalk international fashion reference in the summers of Marbella, which this year is part of the Philanthropic Gifts Weekend, a foundation that creates a positive impact on the lives of many children. In special situations. Solidarity is in fashion.
Likewise, the Global Gift Foundation will be present with a parade featuring children from the Global Gift House whose styles have been designed by the renowned dressmaker Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.
The Marbella Fashion Show has the support of the Delegation of Tourism of the City of Marbella and Fashion Spain and the sponsorship of Tourism and Planning of the Costa del Sol and the Ocean Club.
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In addition, institutional representatives such as Miguel Luna, director of the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Marbella, and fashion personalities such as the model Rocío Amezcua, Linda España 2018, who will be present in this international showcase that brings together major firms, such as designers Rafael Urquízar and Jesús Segado from Malaga, designers Victorio and Lucchino with their new collection, the Lebanese designer, Abed Mahfouz and the Moroccan designer, Hassan Bouchikhi.
This event will undoubtedly be an incomparable setting, of great international relevance, to welcome personalities coming to Marbella from all over the world to support the VIII Global Gift Philanthropic Weekend.
Continuing, the philanthropic weekend will advance on Friday 12 July at 12.00h with the presentation of the latest developments in the construction of the Global Gift House.
The founder of the centre, María Bravo, has declared that "The Global Gift House was a dream that began to be considered more than six years ago and that we are making it a reality thanks to the valuable help of the sponsors and ambassadors of my foundation".
María explained that the presentation will be public and the media will attend, the children, accompanied by their parents, of the five associations that make up the Global Gift House: CADI, Adahimar, Adisol, Cystic Fibrosis and Bubbles and Dreams, representatives of both local and international sponsors, prominent members of Marbella City Council and ambassadors of the foundation, such as Eva Longoria, also godmother of the center, and Gary Dourdan, Rosa López and Carlos Sobera, among others.
Finally, the VIII The Global Gift Gala Marbella will be held on 12 July at the Gran Meliá Don Pepe Hotel.
For the eighth consecutive year, Maria has once again brought together numerous personalities from the international philanthropic community, Global Gifters, and celebrities from the world of culture such as Gary Dourdan, Rosa López, Global Gift ambassadors, actress Lana Parrilla, model Giovanni Bonamy, who will attend as special guests.
On this occasion, Alexa Connolly will receive the Global Gift Women Empowerment Award for her philanthropic work.
The evening will be directed by two exceptional presenters, Carlos Sobera and Alicia Lobo, and Dj Adassiya will animate the gala with her music. Víctor Carracedo, the executive chef of Gran Meliá Don Pepe will set the gastronomic seal of the evening, with an exceptional menu designed together with chefs Paco Morales, Michelin star of Restaurant Noor, Juan Lu, of Restaurant LU, and Juan José Carmona, of Restaurant El Lago.
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About Global Gift Foundation
The Global Gift Foundation is a not-for-profit charity whose aim is to create positive change in the development, well-being, health care and social inclusion of the most vulnerable.
The Foundation helps provide shelter, food, clothing, education, medical care and other vital needs to vulnerable groups, particularly children and women in need.
Created in 2013 by businesswoman and philanthropist Maria Bravo, the foundation supports projects from different organisations around the world and has recently launched its own, Global Gift House, a multifunctional centre for children with rare or chronic diseases which is located in the city of Marbella and which will house at least five non-profit charitable organisations in the area: Adisol, ADAHIMAR, CADI, Asociación contra la Fibrosis Quística and Bubble and Dreams.
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