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A Royal Black Tie Affair!  The Sixth Annual Notte di Savoia Spring Charity Gala 2024! 

There were several formerly homeless families who went on stage to share their stories of triumph over homelessness

On Saturday evening April 13, 2024, The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Chivalry for Children'sCauses, Notte Di Savoia Los Angeles 2024 Spring Charity Gala, Invitation only was held at The Downtown Jonathan Club, 545 South Figueroa Street, Los Angles.

 Both the Prince of Italy His Royal Highness Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Prince of Venice, Prince of Piedmont,  Princess Marina of Savoy, and Prince Dimitri ofYugoslaviaare were charming hosts to this elegant affair!

This was the fifth year this gala was held to raise awareness and support for Caterina's Club, which feeds more than 5,000 homeless and motel children in Southern California fresh pasta dinners every day.

Celebrity Chef Sir Bruno Serato founded Caterina's Cluband is an Anderson Cooper CNN Hero.  This year Bruno served his 10 millionth Meal to starving hungry and poor children. 

There were several formerly homeless families who went on stage to share their stories of triumph over homelessness, and poverty with the generous support of Caterina's Club They were moved into their own apartment home, relaunching their lives ten years ago. 

This implements the overall mission of their American Delegation and Savoy Foundation in their support of chivalric causes for children.

The Los Angeles Notte di Savoia continues a thousand year tradition of altruism, goodwill and philanthropic giving through its patrons, benefactors and sponsors.

This year's supporters included: Platinum Sponsors: Bruno Serato, Caterina's Club, and Boustead & Company Limited: Gold Sponsors: Hon. Mike Gatto, The A-Mark Foundation, and Hon Kathryn Barger, 5th District Supervisor, County of Los Angeles, Grand Patrons: Christy Albeck, Albeck Financial Services and many others, including Event ChairmanCommander Daniel J. McClory.

There was a very elegant Red Carpet, Cocktails, and fun "picture taking" with the handsome and charming Royal Highness Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Prince of Venice, Prince of Piedmont.  

Following the cocktail reception, all guests were seated fora sumptuous dinner, afterglow cordial and dancing.

During dinner, a few of the gracious families, whose lives were changed by the generosity of the American Foundation of Savoy Orders, came on stage to tell their stories with tears in their eyes, and smiles on their faces.

Prince of Italy His Royal Highness Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, rose to the stand to inspire generous donations benefiting Caterina's Club, providing access to nutritional food, stable housing and job training for youth.

The Prince did not leave the podium until every table had donated to this worthy cause. There was lively singers and dancing afterwards

This was an enchanting evening filled with lovely ladies in-long gowns, and well-groomed men wearing black or white tie, abundantly giving to help make this world a better place for everyone.

For more information: American Foundation of Savoy Orders


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