PRLog - May 22, 2014 - BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- FACT: 1 – 2% of Americans suffer from some sort of an eating disorder. FACT: 4% of college-age women suffer from an eating disorder. FACT: While eating disorders are most common among adolescents and young adults in their twenties, children as young as six years old have been diagnosed with eating disorders. FACT: About 20% of those with eating disorders that do not receive treatment will die from the condition.
Dying To Be Thin Youth Eating Disorder Awareness Red Carpet Gala Mixer
Established by Joi Hall; a Holistic Self-Empowerment Youth Activist, Motivational Speaker, Wellness/Lifestyle Coach and Radio Host on, "Talking With Truth", Empowered By Joi is campaigning to bring more public awareness and solutions to the alarming statistics relating to youth eating disorders, and self-image problems.
"Eating disorders have many stigmas.....almost half of America's kids are dieting and in jeopardy of this mental illness that ravages their mind, body, and spirit. We look to bring awareness and solutions and raise funds to bring our campaign to schools, organizations and more,” states Hall.
Dying To Be Thin Youth Eating Disorder Awareness Red Carpet Gala Mixer will host performances by Glenn Leonard, the former lead singer of The Temptations, as well as 12-year-old music artist Malachi. Other celebrity and athlete appearances include Darcel, lead dancer of the Hit TV Show Solid Gold, WBFF Pro Fitness competitor Julia Parish, IBFF Fitness Competitor Traci Lynn Franco, Ms. Norway 2014, Kim Mackenzie, R&B Artist Aja Edwards, entertainer Jerome Powell, music artists, ChrystalChyna and comedian Six Foota Slimm.
Event sponsors include: Psychotherapy Plus, Inc., Studley Inc., Antiok Inc., Bestwaytohealth.com, Julia Parish WBFF Fitness Pro, Strive Talent & Fashion Productions and Sfixio
WHO: Empowered by Joi and Psychotherapy Plus, Inc.
WHAT: Dying To Be Thin Youth Eating Disorder Awareness Red Carpet Gala Mixer Event
WHEN: Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
WHERE: Sfixio, 9737 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
WHY: Fundraising Event
TICKETS: General Admission: $35, VIP TIckets: $50 (includes photo on the red carpet, free appetizers, 2 bar drinks) Tickets: https://dyingtobethinredcarpetgala.splashthat.com/
Empowered by Joi: Joi Hall is RAW & REAL and the founder of "Empowered By Joi". She is a holistic self empowerment youth activist, motivational speaker, wellness / lifestyle coach, Radio Host on "Talking With Truth" radio, and soon to be author who has appeared on The Mike and Juliet Fox Morning Show, several radio talk shows including The Sheryl Lee Ralph DIVA TALK Radio Show, and and has spoken at church organizations, youth events, and various organizations. Learn more at http://www.empoweredbyjoi.com.
Psychotherapy Plus is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, local agency that has served the Inland Empire in San Bernardino and surrounding areas since 2006. Their mission is to empower, strengthen and promote individuals, families and communities, by educating, informing and facilitating access to resources; by creating and offering dynamic opportunities for health and wellness and to establish and maintain positive relationships with people in all walks of life. Learn more at http://www.psychotherapy-
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