MFA Hidden Heroes Gala

Los Angeles, CA | SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

MFA Hidden Heroes Gala

Los Angeles, CA | SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

About the Event

Mercy For Animals invites you to join us on September 14, 2019, for our 20th anniversary celebration and fundraiser. To be held at the historic Shrine Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles, this black-tie event promises to inspire and move you. Enjoy a chic black-carpet reception with celebrities, vegan appetizers, cocktails, and more under the tranquil Southern California sky. We’ll celebrate our many victories for animals over the past two decades—while enjoying a gourmet vegan dinner and star-studded awards show. All guests will want to stay for our rocking after-party and Marketplace!

Hosted By

Presenters And Celebrity Honorary Committee

Stephanie Allynne
Kristen Bell
Mayim Bialik
Kris Carr
Stephanie Corneliussen
James Cromwell
Alan Cumming
Emily Deschanel
Kat Von D
Kimberly Elise
Nikki Glaser
Woody Harrelson
Davey Havok
Anjelica Huston
Carrie Ann Inaba
Sarah Jeffery
Elliot Knight
Matt Lauria
Joshua Leonard
Juliette Lewis
Leona Lewis
Alexi Lubomirski
Joanna Lumley
Evanna Lynch
Kate Mara
Mena Massoud
Moby
Daniella Monet
Joseph Morgan
Kevin Nealon
Thandie Newton
Tig Notaro
Alexandra Paul
Joaquin Phoenix
Allison Pill
Maggie Q
Anthony Rapp
Craig Robinson
Mallika Sherawat
Amy Smart
Harley Quinn Smith
Kevin Smith
Mena Suvari
Diane Warren
Paul Wesley
Mike White
Persia White
Al Yankovic
Owain Yeoman
We are very grateful for the support of our celebrity presenters and honorary committee! Due to scheduling uncertainties, we cannot guarantee the attendance of all members of our honorary committee.

Host Committee

Lisa Bloom and Braden Pollack, Gloria and Geezer Butler, Dubman Family, Lisa Feria, Cindy Landon, Rachel Perman, Kim and Tom Scholz, Timi and John Sobrato,
Brian Wendel

Venue Information

Designed in the 1920s in the Moorish Revival style by San Francisco-based theater architect G. Albert Landsburgh, the Shrine Auditorium is one of the premier landmark entertainment venues in Los Angeles. Many notable events have been held at the auditorium, including the Academy Awards, the Grammys, the BET Awards, the Emmys, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Top musicians have performed at the Shrine, from Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, and Ray Charles to Peter Gabriel and Jack White. The Shrine was designated a Los Angeles historic cultural monument in 1975.

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