2013 Night Before: Jennifer Garner and Target dog
Night Before was held on Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Annual Night Before the Oscars is a night that celebrates the entertainment industry's Academy Awards® nominees and presenters along with some of Hollywood's biggest stars and influencers, while raising money and awareness for MPTF. Held at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel, this annual benefit raises funds to help provide health and social services to more than 150,000 people each year in MPTF's mission of "taking care of our own."
"The ‘Night Before' is a tribute to what goes on day after day at the MPTF,"said Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation and Chariman of the MPTF Foundation. "At this wonderful event, Hollywood's leaders of today help make it possible for the MPTF to do its outstanding work for the dedicated and talented individuals who have come before us."
The 2013 host committee included a lineup of the industry's most elite talent, including Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, Tanya Haden Black and Jack Black, Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, George Clooney, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx, Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller, Pauletta and Denzel Washington, Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks, and Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth.
This year's generous presenting sponsors included FIAT, L'Oréal, HP, McDonald's, Target, and The Hollywood Reporter.
For information about MPTF fundraising events, please call our Events department at 818-876-1974