Tommy Hilfiger will receive the Save the Children Humanitarian Award on 12 September
Tommy Hilfiger will be awarded at the Save the Children centenary gala, which will be held in autumn with two events in New York and Los Angeles.
The designer will receive the organization’s Humanitarian Award at the New York gala on September 12th, in recognition of his charitable work for various causes, including youth education, the environment and health. His work is particularly aligned with the mission of Save the Children; in 1995 the designer founded the Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation with the aim of serving disadvantaged young people through educational and cultural programs.
Furthermore, last May the designer was awarded by the Fresh Air Fund on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Camp Tommy, a free summer camp open to children aged 13 to 15 from low-income communities in New York.
“By continuing to defend children’s rights globally, Tommy Hilfiger not only became a prominent humanitarian figure, but built a brand based on corporate responsibility. We look forward to honoring him for his efforts, “said Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children.
Together with Hilfiger, Camila Cabello, with the Voice Award in New York, and Walt Disney president and CEO Robert A. Iger, who will receive the Centennial Award during the event, will also be awarded during the Save the Children centenary celebrations. Los Angeles, October 2nd.
Save the Children also marks its 100th anniversary with the launch of The Promise of Childhood campaign, which aims to raise $ 100 million to support its programs around the world.