Gabrielle Union and Kate Hudson will receive honorary awards at the Women’s Cancer research Fund – An Unforgettable Evening Gala, on February 28, for their respective philanthropic contributions towards breast cancer awareness.
Kate, who has been very instrumental in breast cancer research will receive the Courage Award, whiles Gabrielle Union will be honored with the Unsung Hero Award, in respect to her charitable contributions and philanthropic efforts throughout her career, including her work to educate women about breast cancer screenings, prevention and closing the gap on breast cancer disparities.
Rita Wilson, an honorary chairperson for the Gala disclosed about the duo’s effortless contribution saying, “We have seen the power of women, women who raise their voices to activate change. So it is with tremendous privilege that we honor Kate Hudson and Gabrielle Union. These are women who sit on their laurels. Kate and Gabrielle are women of action and we are thrilled to recognize their meaningful contribution to changing lives and improving women’s health.”
WCRF is a fundraising event, which brings together women leaders in entertainment, cancer research and corporate philanthropy to help raise funds in support of cancer research conducted at leading medical and academic institutions in Los Angeles and throughout the nation.