Dashing star Jon Hamm of Mad Men and DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg raised a glass to the Motion Picture & Television Fund for their "charitable service to the entertainment industry" at the Bottega Veneta boutique in Beverly Hills. Vanity Fair magazine and Bottega Veneta also sponsored the event. Other guests included Cuba Gooding Jr., Holly Robinson Peete, and David Annable of ABC's Brothers & Sisters.The Motion Picture & Television Fund serves to protect the health and quality of life of struggling entertainment industry workers in the Southern California area. The organization started almost ninety years ago by people like actor Charlie Chaplin and director D.W. Griffith and now encompasses six outpatient health centers, a retirement community, and a children's center. From their site:
A heartfelt inspiration of entertainment industry visionaries, the Motion Picture & Television Fund began with a simple coin box in Hollywood where industry workers would deposit spare change for their fellow colleagues. Right from the start, our mission has been "We Take Care of Our Own."