More than 600 members of the Bay Area philanthropic community gathered on Treasure Island’s Great Lawn for the annual Red Cross Gala on a picturesque April 5 day with stunning views of San Francisco.
The 2014 Red Cross Gala raised more than $1.2 million for local disaster preparedness, response, and recovery in addition to raising awareness of the vital role the Red Cross plays in local and global communities.
Downey was honored for her inspirational work and life-long commitment to making our community and world a better place.
The American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter provides relief to those affected by disasters and empowers individuals in our community to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. Call 1-888-4-HELP-BAY (1-888-443-5722) or visit www.redcross.org/bayarea to learn more.