Winn Claybaugh and Fran Drescher hosted a night of FunRaising with Paul Mitchell Schools at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. It was an emotional night filled with celebrity guests, comedy and music to celebrate the fundraising to benefit several charities. The FunRaising Gala is an annual event that culminates a three month FunRaising campaign where Paul Mitchell Schools and staff raise money for the selected charities. Charities included the Magic Johnson Foundation, Cancer Schmancer Foundation, Children's Miracle Network, Morris Animal Foundation, Gary Sinise Foundation, No Limits, Food 4 Africa, Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation, Wells of Hope, Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) and Experience Learning Support with Animals (ELSA).
Many of the celebrity guests spoke about charities that were close to their hearts, helping to make a difference in issues that have personally effected their lives. Celebrity guests included Marie Osmond, Magic Johnson, Danny Trejo, Ricky and Andrea Schroder, Sara Rue and Kathy Buckley.
The inspiring fundraising efforts by Paul Mitchell Schools raised $2,109,838 for charity!
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John Paul Dejoria at the 2014 FunRaising Gala:[pagebreak]
Launchpad Managing Editor Alyson Osterman-Kerr and Senior Web Editor Lizzy Sherman with Magic Johnson at the 2014 FunRaising Gala:
Launchpad Managing Editor Alyson Osterman-Kerr, Launchpad Senior Web Editor Lizzy Sherman, Comedienne Kathy Buckley and Paul Mitchell's Annie Agopian: