Join me for my birthday with a purpose!

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
8:15pm PST

What better excuse to have a (virtual) party than to celebrate my birthday and benefit an amazing organization? With my birthday coming up on November 4, I’ve decided to host a little virtual gathering to taste some delicious wines while also introducing you all to Jhpiego—an organization dear to my heart for many reasons, not least of which is my recent appointment as a member of its International Advisory Board!

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About the Party

In addition to hearing about Jhpiego’s work from President/CEO Leslie Mancuso, comedian-sommelier Patrick Ney will guide us through a virtual wine tasting. We’ll swirl, taste and enjoy some valuable “winefotainment.” This wine tasting will be for all levels, so please don’t feel like you need to come with any advanced questions about tannins!

With your RSVP, you will receive the wine we’ll be tasting as a group. Please provide your shipping address (not a PO box) via your Paperless Post invitation, and delivery will be coordinated leading up to the party.

About the Purpose

Jhpiego, a global leader in maternal health, improves lives and empowers women and girls throughout the developing world, creating and delivering transformative health care solutions that save lives. A nonprofit affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, Jhpiego works in partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities to build health providers’ skills and develop systems that guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.

Jhpiego has saved the lives of millions of women and families by educating, innovating and increasing access to care for more than 45 years and in more than 155 countries.


Wednesday, November 4, 2020
At 8:15 p.m. PDT

Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 27, via your personalized Paperless Post invitation. If you did not receive a virtual invitation, please reach out to Evita Wong at

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Create Impact with Me!

I’m so grateful to my friends and family for their love and support. Truly, the greatest gift for me would be to enjoy an evening with all of you! In lieu of a gift, would you instead consider making a donation to Jhpiego to support the incredible work it does all over the world?

  • $5,000 can provide medicine to 1,000 pregnant women to prevent them from dying of malaria.
  • $2,500 can cover the cost of one motorcycle for a community health worker serving remote areas.
  • $1,000 can provide specialized training to a nurse or midwife, enabling them to provide lifesaving care to entire communities.
  • $500 can screen 100 people for HIV.
  • $250 can cover the costs of a patient simulator to train hundreds of health care providers.
  • $150 can provide personal protective equipment to keep a health worker safe for a month.
  • $100 can provide 35 new moms with family planning counseling and a family planning method.
  • $50 can screen 10 women and girls for cervical cancer.
Send a gift that will change lives!

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