Pasadena, CA, January 14, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll help raise money for foster care children in Los Angeles County during “An Evening with Lisa Donahey,” a fundraiser for the Hillsides, on January 17, 2009 at 7:00 pm. This special event is being held in the Georgian Ballroom at the Langham Huntington Resort & Spa Hotel in Pasadena (formerly the Ritz Carlton Hotel).
Remarkable vocalist, Donahey has been thrilling audiences for years with her live theatrical performances, television work and recordings. Working with distinguished songwriters and film scorers, this Berklee College of Music graduate has received many accolades, including being chosen to sing a musical tribute to pop singer Sting, jazz legend Nancy Wilson and The Manhattan Transfer. In 2008 Donahey sang the National Anthem in front of over 50,000 people at the Revlon Run/Walk in Los Angeles and shared the stage with musicians Jesse McCartney and Melissa Manchester and honorary hosts Halle Berry and Tom Selleck.
However, Donahey is not only passionate about music, she’s passionate about making a difference. As an avid Disney VoluntEAR and a long-time Hillsides Volunteer Network member, Donahey is thrilled to combine her love of music with her love of community to raise money and awareness for the Hillsides in Pasadena -- a foster care children’s charity serving Los Angeles County.
“Hillsides provides a warm, nurturing environment where children can flourish,” explains Donahey. “I am honored and delighted to help support this worthy mission through my music.”
During the evening, Donahey will performing such classics as “Over The Rainbow,” “That Old Black Magic” and “Cry Me A River,” among others. The evening will be punctuated with Donahey’s dynamic personality and special way of interacting with the audience, heightening this unique entertainment experience.
All of the money raised during “An Evening with Lisa Donahey” will benefit the children’s charity in Los Angeles County. Advance ticket sales start at $40. Special VIP tickets are available for $100 each and include reserved premium seating, special one-year Hillsides Volunteer Network membership, copy of Donahey’s debut album “Lisa Donahey: She’s Got It Covered” and more. For tickets, information or to make a donation to the foster care children’s charity, please contact Hillsides at (323) 255-9005 or www.hillsides.org.
About Hillsides: As a Pasadena charity founded in 1913, Hillsides creates safe places for children in foster care living in its residential treatment center and is a community treatment center preventing the cycle of abuse for children at risk and their families. To learn more about Hillsides, visit http://www.Hillsides.org.
Marisol Barrios-Jordan Kelley Haggert
Hillsides for Lisa Donahey
B: (323) 254-2274 ext. 274 (818) 237-0874
Cell: (310) 713-8567