MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Actress Seal Ward is hosting a celebrity gala in Meridian on Saturday to celebrate and raise money for Hope Village, the group home she founded in 2002 to care for abused and neglected children.
The event will be held at the MSU-Riley Center in Meridian.
LeAnn Rimes will headline the event, which will include a dinner and live auction. Celebrities expected at the event include Gary Sinise, Brett Favre, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper, AJ Buckley, Robert Joy, Sam Haskel and Lance Bass.
Hope Village has an emergency shelter to serve those in danger and in need of immediate removal, as well as permanent group homes and transition houses. It serves more than 200 children a year.
Hope Village, http://www.hopevillagems.org
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