California

Bottega Veneta, Vanity Fair, and Joyful Heart Host Luncheon

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Los Angeles, CA

More than 120 supporters gathered on September 12 for a fashion luncheon hosted by Bottega Veneta, Joyful Heart, and Vanity Fair to benefit our work.

Guests at the event browsed Bottega Veneta’s highly-anticipated new collection preview.

Joyful Heart board members and Los Angeles Committee Co-Chairs Jenny Belushi and Heather Mnuchin graciously welcomed guests who shopped at Bottega Veneta’s pop-up boutiques featuring artisan crafted leather handbags, fine jewelry and accessories, chic dresses, and ready-to-wear coats. A portion of the sales will benefit Joyful Heart’s work.

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Joyful Heart Forms Learning Circle with Domestic Violence Groups

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Los Angeles, California

Joyful Heart was honored to join leading domestic violence organizations in California in November 2016 to form a Learning Circle, convened by the Blue Shield of California Foundation. The Circle came together for six months of facilitated learning sessions to explore each organization's practices that lift up survivor-centered approaches with the purpose of producing a white paper for funders and the field at large.

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Still Not Asking For It and The Martlet Tattoo Support Joyful Heart with Fundraiser

Saturday, 13 May 2017
Hollywood, California

Survivors and supporters excitedly lined up outside The Martlet Tattoo Parlor in Hollywood, California on May 13 to attend an all-day flash tattoo fundraiser to support Joyful Heart. The event organizer, Still Not Asking For It (SNAFI), promotes awareness and discussions of sexual assault and violence in our community and to say it is unacceptable.

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LA Committee Hosts Spring Charity Ride

Sunday, 12 March 2017
Los Angeles, California

Our Los Angeles Committee hosted a Spring Charity SoulCycle Ride on March 12 to benefit Joyful Heart's work to end sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse in California. Instructor Angela Davis — a five-time, all-American Olympian — filled the room with her magnetically positive energy as she led 50 adults on an inspiring ride.

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Los Angeles Committee Hosts Holiday Boutique

Thursday, 17 November 2016
Los Angeles, CA
On November 17th, 37 members of our joyful community gathered for our first Los Angeles Committee Holiday Boutique, hosted by members Jenny Belushi, Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet, Colleen O'Brien and Vanessa Frank.
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San Francisco Bay Area Committee Hosts Soul Cycle Ride

Saturday, 19 November 2016
San Francisco, California
On November 19th, our San Francisco Bay Area Committee hosted its first fundraiser, a SoulCycle ride to benefit Joyful Heart's Healing, Education and Advocacy work in California.
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Carolina Herrera Shopping Event

Thursday, 29 September 2016
Beverly Hills, California
​On September 29th, Carolina Herrera, in partnership with the event committee: Heather Mnuchin, Jenny Belushi, Jill Eisenstadt-Chayet and Wendy Landes hosted 40 members of our joyful community for a private shopping event at their new Beverly Hills location.
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Jimmy Choo Shopping Event for a Cause

Thursday, 27 October 2016
Los Angeles, CA
Our recent shopping event with Jimmy Choo brought together committee members and supporters from throughout Southern California to celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Joyful Heart's work by shopping for a cause.
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TALK LA - American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 to Friday, 14 October 2016
Los Angeles, CA

On September 28, 40 members of our joyful community gathered at the Belushi residence to TALK with our featured speaker, Nancy Jo Sales, who presented on her latest book, American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

The event was opened by our Los Angeles Committee co-chairs and board members, Jenny Belushi and Heather Mnuchin, who set the context for the discussion and linked the book’s content to Joyful Heart’s work to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. 

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TALK LA: Supporting Survivors' Healing though our Signature Retreat Program

Thursday, 10 March 2016
Los Angeles, CA
On Thursday, March 10th, Joyful Heart board members Jenny Belushi and Heather Mnuchin hosted a TALK event in Los Angeles at the Belushi home.
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