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Children's Burn Foundation's Benefit Raises More Than $875,000 for Burn Survivors and Prevention
Date:3/5/2008

13th Annual Gala Recognized Health Net's Roger and Erika Greaves; CNN's

Tony Maddox Honored with First Spirit of Humanity Award

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Burn Foundation, which provides the expertise and programs to prevent pediatric burns and to heal severely burned children, celebrated its 13th annual Giving New Hope Benefit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Feb. 21. The event was attended by more than 700 guests and raised more than $875,000 to help children and families in Los Angeles and around the world.

"We are privileged to have raised these funds through the dynamic efforts of The Council who worked tirelessly to ensure that the Foundation can continue to do its important work," stated Doug Mancino, chairman of the board of the Children's Burn Foundation and a partner with McDermott, Will & Emery. "Proceeds raised by the benefit will provide state-of-the-art medical treatment for children who have suffered severe burn injuries. Funds will also be used to conduct fire safety and burn prevention programs for children and families in high-risk communities throughout Los Angeles County."

Health Net's Roger Greaves and his wife Erika were presented the Giving New Hope award by the Foundation for their philanthropy and commitment to giving young people hope for a better future. The Foundation also recognized CNN's Tony Maddox, executive vice president and managing director of CNN International, with the first "Spirit of Humanity" award. The award was inspired by CNN's continuing coverage of five-year-old Youssif, the Iraqi boy set on fire by two masked men in January 2007 and subsequently brought to the U.S. for treatment by the Foundation. Youssif's parents helped present the award to Maddox with emotional words of thanks to all donors.

Greaves, former president of Health Net, is a nationally renowned healthcare leader and chairman of the board of Health Net, Inc. He is the founding cha
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