|My friend, Pia, Shawn Robinson, and I at the Haven Hills dinner auction|
Last night I had the honor of attending “An Evening of Hope,” a dinner auction to benefit Haven Hills, a Los Angeles area shelter for battered and abused women and their children. It was held at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios, here in Los Angeles. I was a guest of my good friend, Pia, who volunteers at the shelter’s little school every Tuesday. She is such a fan of this place. She talks about it all the time: the kids she works with, the women courageous enough to break free from their abusive relationships and how this place, this special place, empowers them to do it.