2015 Foundation Gala

Click the video above to watch highlights from the 2015 Gala

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Thank you to all those who participated and for making the night a huge success!

Celebrity Entertainment

Emcee: Greg Fitzsimmons

















Thank you to all of our participating artists!

Tables were curated by Bryan “Birdman” Meir and materials donated by Blick Art Materials. Every guest received a take home original piece of art from LA Artists such as Risk, Luke Chueh, Mear One, Darcy Yates, Sonny Boy, Meggs, Random Act, Leba, Phobik, MD MN, Septerhed, Jennifer Korsen, ChaseGianni Arone, Clinton Bopp, Steve Martinez, Sick One, Hufer, Hueman, CaliKilla, Van Arno, Bumblebee, Thrashbird, Beah/Cici Romero, Teachr, Bleep Bloop and Toshee. Art pieces valued up to $600.

Host Committee

  • Dusty Baker – Former MLB Player, MLB Manager and ESPN Analyst
  • Canard Barnes – Principal and Founder of Barnes & Company Investment Counsel
  • Peter D. Coleman – COO of WhatTheFunny (Marlon Wayans’ Digital Production Company)
  • Neal Fraser – Celebrity Chef, Owner of: BLD, Fritzi Dog, The Strand House, Neal Fraser & Co. at Vibiana, Redbird
  • Charles Goodan – Grammy Award Winning Producer (Album of the Year, “Santana, Supernatural”)
  • Jason Kramer – DJ and On-Air Personality for KCRW 89.9, Music Supervisor Elias Arts
  • Tony La Russa – Former MLB Player, MLB Manager, Chief Baseball Officer and Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Magnolia Memoir – Band Featuring: Mela Lee, Alex Burke and Keith Crutchfield
  • Charles Papert – Director of Photography (Key & Peele, Burning Love)
  • Susan Rovner – Exec. Vice President, Warner Bros. TV, Co-President, Warner Horizon Television

Event Sponsors

Firefighter Platinum Sponsor – $25,000



Firefighter Gold Sponsor – $10,000




Firefighter Silver Sponsor – $5,000

  • SoCalGas

  • Edison International

  • Pacific Life Foundation

  • State Building & Construction Trades Council

  • East West Bank

  • CDF Firefighters Benevolent Foundation

  • KP Public Affairs

  • Firefighters First Credit Union

  • Nederlander Concerts

  • Imprenta Communications Group

Food/Beverage Sponsors