Actress and philanthropist, Eva Longoria and Latin star and UNICEF ambassador, Ricky Martin both co-chaired the 5th annual Global Gift Gala in London at the end of last month. An initiative celebrated in various parts of the world, including Paris, Marbella and Dubai, the philanthropic platform supports locals and international foundations. Luxury watch manufacturer, Frederique Constant Genève, were the official sponsors of the evening.
International fashion designer and Goodwill Ambassador for the UN’s UNAIDS campaign, Victoria Beckham was also in attendance and was awarded the Global Gift Philanthropeneur Award for her dedication towards charitable work through her success as an Entrepreneur.
The evening raised over R5 million which will go the The Eva Longoria Foundation – helping women and children in the Latino community through education as well as the Ricky Martin Foundation, whose mission is to stop human trafficking in minors.
Peter Stas, Frederique Constant co-founder, said, “We are proud to support Eva Longoria, Victoria Beckham and Ricky Martin. Their passion for charitable work is commendable and impressive. Their foundations will improve the well being of many underprivileged children. Frederique Constant is happy to be able to help make a difference.”