Since Global Gift Foundation’s founding to date, the Foundation, its events and its creator, Maria Bravo, have received great recognition for the international and national philanthropic work done. Find below the awards and recognitions received alongside with a brief description and images.
We are One Gala
Michel Issa, founder of one of the most important philanthropic galas in Europe, the “We Are One Gala”, handed Maria Bravo an award at the We Are One Gala, in recognition of her philanthropic work through the Foundation.
The award was presented to Maria during the gala celebration at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on the 31st January. The delivery was accompanied by a surprise video of the actress and activist Eva Longoria, where the actress praised the work of Maria as Founder and CEO of Global Gift Foundation.
III Corazón Solidario
Global Gift Foundation received an award from Corazon magazine on behalf of jewellry brand Folli Follie. Every year, several NGO´s receive a donation for their dedication and help to society.
Five foundations were recognized for their different achievements – Child Welfare, Third World, Animal Welfare, Woman Rights and Social Action which was awarded to Global Gift Foundation.
Solidarity Award –
The COPE radio network awards Maria Bravo with their Cofrade Solidarity Award.
Recognition of the President of One2one MK & Events
Councilor for Tourism of the City of Marbella, José Luís Hernández and the president of the One2one MK & Events company, give María Bravo the yearly award dedicated to philanthropy in recognition of The Global Gift Gala as Best Event of the Year.
The Children For Peace ONLUS awards Maria Bravo for her Philanthropic work
The Children for Peace gave María Bravo of the Global Gift Foundation an award in recognition of her years of tireless work and diligence benefiting non-profit organizations, as well as men, women and children in need. For her humility, gentility, vision and her extraordinary efforts making her more than worthy of this recognition.
Recognition from City Council of Marbella
The City Council of Marbella and Mayor, Mª Ángeles Muñoz, acknowledged Maria Bravo´s philanthropic trajectory exercised the last few years both on a national and international level during the celebration of The Global Gift Gala, Marbella 2014. The Mayor gave a commemorative plaque on behalf of the whole city and showed her personal gratitude.
Recognition of Sportsmen for a Cause to María Bravo
Recognition of the Marbella City Council
The Mayor of Marbella, Mª Ángeles Muñoz, awarded María the “2013 Solidarity Prize”:
“In recognizing Maria Bravo for her altruistic and disinterested work in favor of our city and its most disadvantaged people.”
Marbella Volunteer Platform Award
The Marbella Volunteer Platform Award gave Maria their most significant award – the Silver Pin. The award was handed over by the Mayoress during the annual celebration of “Marbella Crea”.
Recognition of the Mayor of Los Angeles, USA
Mr Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, recognizes in his name and on behalf of the residents of Los Angeles Maria´s achievements over the years.
“As Mayor of the City of Los Angeles and on behalf of its residents, it is a pleasure to congratulate you for your recognition by the One Children’s Foundation celebrating its 4th anniversary. Your commitment and dedication to the city of Los Angeles is indeed commendable. On this special occasion, I am pleased to join with members of the community in recognizing your achievements and accomplishments over the years”.
Recognition of Los Angeles County Councilor District 13, USA
“To Maria Bravo, with sincere thanks for her outstanding philanthropic work with the Eva Longoria Foundation and the ONE Foundation. His dedication improves the lives of others in the City of Los Angeles”.