Stephen Moyer to Host Friends Without a Border Gala Event

December 2, 2009 by  

Stephen MoyerOn December 10th, True Blood‘s Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton) will be one of the celebrity hosts at the First Annual Friends Without a Border Gala benefiting Cambodia’s Angkor Hospital for Children, founded in 1995 by photographer Kenro Izu.

The event will take place at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. During the event, there will be an auction of works from National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry as well as several other extraordinary photographers to help raise money for the charity. Tickets range from $300-8000, and for an additional $500 donation, guests will receive a museum-quality copy of the auction catalog.

According to event organizers, there will be a silent auction with cocktails from 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM followed by a Video Presentation, Live Auction, Hollywood Domino, Musical Performances and After-party from 8:15 PM – 1:00 AM.

According to Friends Without a Border:

One child out of 15 dies before the age of five in Cambodia.  This number jumps to one out of nine in rural areas. This is due primarily to limited access to quality and affordable medical care and insufficient knowledge of preventive care. The Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) offers comprehensive pediatric care to every child that walks through its doors. On average, 400 children arrive at AHC every day in need of treatment. Additionally, numerous outreach programs to treat and educate, including HIV/AIDS/Homecare, reach hundreds of thousands of children and their families in rural villages. AHC is the second largest HIV/AIDS facility in the country. As an officially recognized teaching hospital, AHC staff has trained thousands of healthcare workers, who will help shape the future of care for the children. AHC research has also been published in internationally peer-reviewed medical journals, affecting and effecting policy and procedure in the country and beyond. Since opening in 1999, Angkor Hospital for Children has provided about three quarters of a million child treatments.

Other celebrity hosts include Ali Larter, Hayes MacArthur, Amaury Nolasco, Anne Hathaway, Eva Longoria Parker, Jennifer Morrison, Josh Jackson, Kate Hudson, Molly Sims, Paula Patton, Robin Thicke, Rebecca Gayheart and Eric Dane.

If you would like to attend the event you can contact Mayanna Prak by e-mailing her at or calling 323-843-2870.  You can view the invite here.

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SOURCES: Friends Without a Border and photojournalist Karl Grobl’s blog

(Photo Credit: VMAN Magazine via JustJared)