Sara Bareilles to Headline Alzheimer's Greater LA Fundraiser

Sara Bareilles to Headline Alzheimer's Greater LA Fundraiser

Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles, a nonprofit delivering critical support and research funds to families affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementias throughout the Los Angeles area for over 37 years is hosting their 6th annual fundraiser; An Unforgettable Evening, on Sunday May 6, 2018. This fundraiser hosted by Susan Disney Lord and Scott Richard Lord, and attended by 250 people every year, takes place at the historic Santa Monica Disney estate once owned by Bette Davis.

An Unforgettable Evening is an elegant garden party that begins at 5:30PM and culminates with the musical program. The intimate by-invite-only event includes a musical performance by Tony and multi-Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. The event is being produced by Scott Mauro Entertainment, Inc, Tony winning producer. Great Taste Catering is providing delicious chef hosted food stations as well as open bar. There is also a live auction that includes a trip to stay in a private estate in Jamaica.

"We are honored to have the Disney Family Fund support our efforts annually. Thanks to the generosity of hosts Susan Disney Lord and Scott Richard Lord, and our many generous donors, we are able to continue delivering the care and support that families rely on Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles to provide," shares Heather Cooper Ortner, President & CEO, Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles.

This year's host committee includes Mark & Debbie Attanasio, Abigail Disney & Pierre Hauser, Sheri Keller Disney, Tim & Neda Disney, Stephen & Claudia Glynn, Stanley & Ilene Gold, Bob Iger & Willow Bay, Jerry & Terri Kohl, Liz & Michael Nyman, Dr. Bill Resnick & Michael Stubbs, and Anne Sweeney & Phillip Miller. The 2018 An Unforgettable Evening sponsors include American Airlines, The Bel-Air, C California Style Magazine, Disney, Don Francisco's Coffee, Great Taste Catering, PwC, Moraga, Scott Mauro Entertainment, Shamrock Holdings, Inc., Stephen Kaplan LLC, Zenith-The ROI Agency and UBS.

Proceeds benefit the Disney Family Fund of Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles.

Tickets begin at $1,000 per individual.

For ticket and sponsorship information, contact Melissa Goldman, 323.930.6250.


As a loving memorial tribute to Patricia Disney, her children (Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney, Roy P. Disney, and Timothy Disney) established the Disney Family Fund to benefit Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles. The Fund supports programs and services for families from diverse communities throughout Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire. The Disney family recognizes that Alzheimer's does not discriminate; therefore, they are committed to ensuring that no one goes without access to essential programs, services, and resources, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, geography, age, or socioeconomic status. The Disney Family Fund provides support, education, and connections when people impacted by Alzheimer's or dementia need it most.

About Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles

For 37 years Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles has been serving Greater Los Angeles and the Inland Empire. 100% funds raised stay local, providing free support and services for individuals and families. Low cost training and education are also offered for professionals. Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles focuses on care, support, advocacy, and local research. Alzheimer's is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that weakens the memory and other cognitive and emotional functions. For more information, call the Helpline at 844.HELP.ALZ or visit

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos

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