Felicity Huffman Honored for Work with EIF at Variety’s Power of Women Event
Earlier this month Felicity Huffman along with some of the entertainment industry’s most powerful women gathered for Variety’s 4th Annual Power of Women luncheon to honor Hollywood women who are making an impact in a philanthropic way.
Huffman joined Sue Kroll, Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Felicity Huffman, Katherine Heigl and Queen Latifah at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel along with over 400 invited guests on October 5, 2012.
Variety recognized Huffman with a Lifetime Impact award for her work with EIF and its cancer-related programs. Over the past five years, Huffman has dedicated a great deal of time to EIF, including appearing in a PSA about the risk of breast cancer recurrence, attending EIF’s Unforgettable Evening event, serving as the 2010 ambassador for Lee National Denim Day, running in the EIF REVLON Run/Walk and most recently, answering calls on the phone bank at last month’s Stand Up To Cancer telethon.
Huffman was introduced at the event by friend and former co-star, Kyle MacLachlan, who also spoke about the work he has done with EIF.
Other organizations honored at the event included Film Independent, Charity: water, The Jenesse Center, The Lancelot H. Owens Scholarship Foundation and more.