Salma Hayek Pinault accepted Baby2Baby’s Giving Tree Award on Saturday night in Los Angeles in honor of her foundation, which assists battered women and underprivileged children in Mexico.
“Dignity is an essential,” Hayek Pinault said onstage at the Pacific Design Center, delivering remarks from first-hand experience to stress the impact of providing basic essentials to families in need. “Diapers are dignity, make no mistake.”
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She concluded her speech by thanking the organization’s supporters: “Everything you donate and everything that Baby2Baby brings – there is an intention, not just money. It is love. It is compassion. It is caring. We are interconnected – baby to baby.”
Channing Tatum presented the prize to his “Magic Mike’s Last Dance” co-star, saluting Baby2Baby for representing every single thing Salma cares about the most – children, babies, moms, and women.
Since its inception, the nonprofit has distributed more than 375 million essential items – including diapers, formula, clothing and cribs — to children living in poverty across the country. “Bottom line, Baby2Baby means business and they know how to get shit done. And this is why I choose to invest,” Kim Kardashian said on stage with fellow “angel” ambassadors Olivia Wilde and Zoe Saldaña.
The star-studded annual gala raised $12 million for children living in poverty, with Julie Bowen and Zooey Deschanel leading the in-person fundraising effort.
To close out the evening, sisters Nicole Richie and Sofia Richie Grainge introduced a set from Snoop Dogg — who rapped some of his biggest hits, including “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang,” “Gin & Juice,” “Beautiful,” “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” “I Wanna Love You,” “The Next Episode” and “Young, Wild & Free.”
In acknowledgement of the performance, Baby2Baby will provide nearly 300,000 essential items to the Snoop Youth Football and Basketball Leagues and Snoop Special Stars. These two organizations help thousands of inner-city children across L.A. participate in youth football, youth basketball and cheerleading.
See the photos from the Baby2Baby gala below.
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Salma Hayek Pinault
Salma Hayek Pinault dazzles on the green carpet before accepting the Giving Tree Award.
Chrissy Teigen and Camila Alves McConaughey
Chrissy Teigen poses with Camila Alves McConaughey.
Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein
Baby2Baby CEOs Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein smile for photographers.
2022 Giving Tree award honoree Kim Kardashian on the green carpet.
Marco Perego Saldaña, Zoe Saldaña, Tracy James and Brian Robbins
Marco Perego Saldaña and Zoe Saldaña couple up with Tracy James and Paramount CEO Brian Robbins.
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons smile for photographers.
Sarah Hyland on the green carpet.
Olivia Wilde strikes a pose.
Zooey Deschanel and Jonathan Scott
Zooey Deschanel gets a kiss from fiance Jonathan Scott.
Lori Harvey stuns in the flowing gown on the green carpet.
Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker
Jessie James Decker and Eric Decker — who’re expecting their fourth child — share a tender moment.
Normani sparkles in a bejeweled gown.
Ayesha Curry poses for photographers.
Ari Fournier and Cole Sprouse
Ari Fournier and Cole Sprouse couple up on the green carpet.
Michelle Monaghan poses on the green carpet.
Alessandra Ambrosio smiles for photographers.
Nikki Reed and Katharine McPhee
Nikki Reed smiles alongside Katharine McPhee on the green carpet.
Heidi Klum smiles for photographers.
Jennifer Lucas and Byron Allen
Byron Allen poses with wife Jennifer Lucas on the green carpet.
Rachel Zoe glitters in gold.
Joel Madden, Elliot Grainge, Nicole Richie and Sofia Richie
It’s a family affair for sisters Nicole and Sofia Richie (right) and their respective husbands Joel Madden and Elliot Grainge.
Jessica Alba and Hailey Bieber
Jessica Alba poses with Hailey Bieber inside the gala.
Demi Lovato looks chic inside the gala.
Lucy Hale and Julia Chan
Lucy Hale shares a laugh with Julia Chan.
Anna Diop sparkles in a ruby gown inside the gala.
Kirsten Dunst, Salma Hayek Pinault and Jesse Plemons
Salma Hayek Pinault poses with Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.
Karen Bass and Kelly Sawyer Patricof
L.A. Mayor Karen Bass joins the festivities, posing with Baby2Baby’s Kelly Sawyer Patricof.
Gwyneth Paltrow repersents her Goop brand inside the gala.
Zoe Saldaña, Kim Kardashian and Olivia Wilde
Baby2Baby “angel” presenters Zoe Saldaña, Kim Kardashian and Olivia Wilde speak onstage.
Channing Tatum and Salma Hayek Pinault
Channing Tatum presents the Giving Tree award to Salma Hayek Pinault.
Kelly Sawyer Patricof, Jessica Alba, Snoop Dogg, Vanessa Bryant and Norah Weinstein
Snoop Dogg, the gala’s musical performer, poses with Baby2Baby’s Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstei, Jessica Alba and Vanessa Bryant.
Snoop Dogg performs onstage to close the evening.