Jane Seymour gathered with family and friends for her Open Hearts Foundation celebration at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills on October 21, 2017, and at her Malibu home the next day. Emmy Award winner Patricia Heaton, singer and songwriter Debbie Gibson, American Idol judge Randy Jackson, creator of Modern Family Steve Levitan, and creator of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Anthony Zuiker, just to name a few celebrity friends, provided introductions for six remarkable Open Hearts Award recipients.
Honorees included six individuals from three different nonprofit organization:
- Laure Woods: Founder and President, Bay Area Lyme Foundation
- Founder Yudi Bennett, Executive Director Ernie Merlan and Executive Producer Susan Zwerman of Exceptional Minds
- Founder David Richard and Chairman of the Board Drew Plotkin of Global Mobility USA.
Scenes from the Benefactor Luncheon at Jane Seymour’s Malibu Home:
Open Hearts Foundation is a social impact accelerator founded by Jane Seymour in 2010. Open Hearts Foundation aims to empower emerging and growing nonprofit organizations whose origins and mission are consistent with the precepts of the Open Hearts philosophy. The Foundation, by providing expertise, resources and tools, enables these nonprofits to not only raise their profile but also further their missions and objectives.
Photo Credit: Hamid Moslehi Photography