Photo Credit: Donato Sardella/Getty Images for P.S. ARTS
On Sunday afternoon, P.S. ARTS hosted its biggest fundraiser of the year, the Express Yourself benefit, proceeds of which ensure that the non-profit organization can continue providing high-quality arts education programs in California’s most underserved public schools.
Those who supported P.S. ARTS at Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar on Nov. 15 included Mayor Eric Garcetti, Jason Bateman, Julie Bowen, Lisa Kudrow, Joel McHale, Dan Bucatinsky & Don Roos, Molly Sims, James & Kimberly Van Der Beek, Adam Scott, Jenna Elfman, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Dana Klein & Mark Feuerstein, Eva LaRue, Glenn Howerton, Emily Procter, Beverley Mitchell, Don Diamont, Tom Verica, Amanda Righetti, Elizabeth Berkley, Olivia Rodrigo,Lizzy Greene, Kyla Drew Simmons, Ryan Newman & Jack Griffo, Brooke Sorenson, Jason George, Sadie Calvano, and Haley Tju.
Alongside rows of exciting art booths, guests sampled signature bites from LA’s best restaurants and caterers. This year’s sponsors included sponsors include: OneWest Bank a division of CIT Bank, N.A. (Presenting Sponsor), ADBD, The Herb Alpert Foundation, Cindy Ambuehl/The Agency, Bounce AEG, DABSMYLA, Delta Air Lines, E! Entertainment, Goldhirsh-Yellin Foundation, Junk Food Clothing Co., The Ketterer Family, Party Layne, Resnick Family Foundation, Seedling, Yoobi, and more.
P.S. ARTS’ mission is to improve the lives of children by providing art education to underserved public schools and communities. It is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a partner school during the regular school day.
This year marks P.S. ARTS’ 25th Anniversary.