Former president Jimmy Carter has joined Bono as honoree for this April’s We Are Family Foundation gala.
The foundation, started by Nile Rodgers and Nancy Hunt right after September 11th 2001, throws their annual fundraiser on April 29th at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.
President Jimmy Carter will receive the distinguished Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peacemaker Award which honors a person who has made a significant contribution towards promoting a peaceful society.
Bono will also be honored at the Gala and receive the We Are Family Foundation Humanitarian Award, which honors a person in the public eye who has made tremendous efforts and inroads into making the human condition better throughout the world.
To purchase tickets, or to make a contribution to the We Are Family Foundation, please visit wearefamilyfoundation.org. Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
And yes, there will be music. Nile Rodgers and CHIC are performing. And you know Bono and other guests will rock out with them!