The Wendy Williams Hunter Birthday Give Back Gala raised funds to build awareness on drug addiction and substance abuse, as well as to support youth who have fallen victim. Additionally, it unveiled a new partnership with Snackpop.com, the parent brand of Cookie Pop and Candy Pop, which will be donating proceeds from every bag sold globally to her foundation as of September 2018. Their brand is known for their Mrs. Fields, Snickers bar and Butterfinger flavor low calorie popcorn.
The evening was hosted by actress and television personality Torrei Hart, and include performances from R&B singers Johnny Gill and Keri Hilson. The Foundation also honored ten-time Grammy Award-winning R&B legend Chaka Khan with “The Survivor Award” for her resilience in overcoming addiction.
Celebrity guests included: Mona Scott-Young, Kim Coles, Carla Hall, Remy Ma, Papoose, Yandy Smith, Juju, Don Lemon, Mario, Rosanna Scotto, Baruch Shentov, Lori Stokes, Scott Braun and many more.