On May 11, the Beverly Hilton and LadyLike Foundation founder Leah Pump welcomed an illustrious group of young women for the 11th Annual LadyLike Foundation Women of Excellence Luncheon. The event honored Storm Reid, Marjorie Harvey, Carrie O’dell, and Jordin Sparks. The nonprofit organization, whose mission is to educate, empower and inspire young girls living in underprivileged communities around the Greater Los Angeles area. The foundation hosted this annual fundraiser to honor women in the community and who are “Excellent” in their fields of occupation and philanthropy.
The LadyLike Foundation is a faith-based nonprofit 501c3 organization whose purpose is to Educate, Empower, and Inspire young women living in underprivileged communities.
There were many extraordinary highlights of the ceremony to include, Aromni Gumbs, the scholarship recipient, shared her heroic story of traveling to the event on the LA Metro and her experience in the foster system. She was surprised when Marjorie Harvey pledged that she and husband Steve Harvey would fund all fours years of Aromni’s college education and offered her a ride home. Media Mogul Sean “P Diddy” Combs pledged $100,000 to the organization.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MAY 11: Marjorie Elaine Harvey (R) attends The LadyLike Foundation Women Of Excellence Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 11, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images for The LadyLike Foundation)
The LadyLike Foundation fashion show delighted the crowds with appearances from Jessie James, D’lila Star, and Chance Combs, Callie Taylor, Gigi Johnson, Bodhi Brown, London George, Trinitee Sutton, Lucky Rose Kyles, and more youth models.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MAY 11: (L-R) D’Lila Star Combs, Chance Combs and Jessie James Combs walk onstage during The LadyLike Foundation Women Of Excellence Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 11, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images for The LadyLike Foundation)
Funds raised at the 11thAnnual LadyLike Foundation Women of Excellence Luncheon will enable LadyLike Foundation to provide scholarships to college-bound young ladies from the inner city of Los Angeles, as well as continue their international and local programs. In 2018, the foundation was able to provide four $5000 rewards to a group of deserving scholars to continue to pursue their education.
For more information on the LadyLike Foundation, their programs and to support you can visit www.theladylike.comor follow them on Twitter @uratruelady.