Keep Memory Alive, a charity dedicated to fighting Alzheimerâ€™s, Parkinsonâ€™s, and other memory disorders, recently held a gala in Las Vegas. Aside from being a roaring success of a fundraiser, it was also extremely star-studded. Celebrities poured in to help raise money for the charity, including
Â· Teri Hatcher, who helped raise $300,000 through an auction for a shopping trip in Vegas with her
Â· Hilary Duff, who pulled in $80,000
Â· Kevin Spacey, who auctioned off a walk-on part in his latest movie for $200,000 (I hope whoever won the bit role will be paid more than that to break even, although now that I think about, anyone who paid $200,000 for a brief movie appearance can’t be that hard up for cash)
Â· Brad Garrett, who auctioned off a night of poker with him and Ray Romano
The event was just one of the biggest things that happened to Keep Memory Alive during the weekend. Construction of a research and treatment center was also begun. The facility will also contain a restaurant by Wolfgang Puck, who has been involved with the group from the start, having hosted their first-ever dinner and auction night in 1996.