Sardinia, 16th to 18th june 2017. Global Gift Foundation has been the protagonist and beneficiary of the 3rd Charity Gala of the Costa Smeralda Invitational weekend in Sardina, which took place from the 16th – 18th June in Porto Zervo, Sardinia. Celebrities from the world of sports, cinema and music participated in various activities such as golf, tennis and cycling in this unique annual event, culminating with a gala dinner to benefit Global Gift Foundation; Pierce Brosnan, Abbey Clancy, Peter Crouch, Melissa Odabash, Wimbledon champion Pat Cash, who presented the tennis tournament, and the best female golf player in the world, Annika Sorenstam, who presented the Golf tournament, as well as the footballer Michael Ballack, football legend Gianfranco Zola, or tennis champion Sandrine Testoud, were just some of the guests who enjoyed this extraordinary weekend in one of the most beautiful landscapes of the world.

Founder and President of the Global Gift Foundation, Maria Bravo, was joined by some of the most unconditional Global Gifters such as former rugby player Thom Evans, singer Alesha Dixon, actor James Nesbitt, DJ Josh Parkinson, or the PR and award-winning British activist Nick Ede who, along with actors Craig McGinlay and Pamela Anderson, also attended the 1st Global Gift Initiative, Althorp, held on Wednesday, June 14 at Princess Diana’s family home with a unique host, Count Charles Spencer, brother of Diana of Wales.

The 3rd Costa Smeralda Invitational Gala Dinner was held at the impressive Cala di Volpe Hotel and was presented by actress Denise Van Outen with a special performance by X Factor´s Brenda Edwards and international DJ and model Josh Parkinson, who provided the music for the after party.

Denise van Outen said: “I have loved meeting the founder of the Global Gift Foundation in Costa Smeralda. I have long been a follower of their worldwide fundraising work and it has been a pleasure to be involved in this incredible night of hope and Inspiration”.

Maria Bravo, Founder of Global Gift Foundation commented: “Last year’s Costa Smeralda Invitational gala was fantastic, and this year has been even more incredible. It’s an honor to be surrounded by so much talent!”

Costa Smeralda Invitational is managed by a Group of Professional Sportsmen as a celebration of the sport, fashion and the dolce vita of Costa Smeralda, in order to raise funds for good causes.

About Global Gift Foundation

Mission: To create positive change in development, well-being, health care and social inclusion of the most vulnerable. The Foundation helps provide shelter, food, clothing, education, medical care and other vital needs to vulnerable groups, particularly children and women in need.

Global Gift Foundation is a non-profit charity that aims to create a positive impact on the lives of children, women and families in need. Created in 2013 by Maria Bravo, the foundation has supported projects from more than 30 different organizations around the world. The Foundation has also recently launched its own project: Global Gift House.

Casa Global Gift is a multifunctional center in the heart of Marbella for children with rare or chronic diseases.