On Monday, November 13, 2017, Saban Community
Clinic celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a fundraising gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, honoring Ted Sarandos
, Chief Content Officer of Netflix
, and Peter Benedek
, Founding Partner and Board Member of United Talent Agency, for their philanthropic leadership.Ted Sarandos
, with actress Winona Ryder
, and actor/comedian Jeff Garlin
Top TV industry executives and celebrities who attended the dinner gala, hosted by the Friends of Saban Community
Clinic, the Clinic’s fundraising arm, raised $4.6 million for its healthcare services. Media mogul and philanthropist Haim Saban
and his wife, author and artist Cheryl Saban
, matched that amount — bringing the fundraising total to $9.2 million!
“The work of the Clinic is critically important. We are truly inspired [by the stories we heard tonight] and are honored to do our part,” said Cheryl Saban
Proceeds from the event benefit the Clinic’s low-income and uninsured patients. Last year, the Clinic provided more than 100,000 patient visits.