Global Empowerment Mission (GEM) held their annual fundraiser gala, honoring those who have made extraordinary contributions to humanitarian aid, making a positive and impactful difference in the global community. GEM was created in order to empower people struck with tragedy by providing emergency aid, food, housing, quality education, job creation in developing countries in order to have a self-sufficient and sustainable economy, ultimately eliminating their dependency on foreign aid. Founder of GEM, Michael Capponi, was awarded a Key to the City of Miami by Mayor, Francis X. Suarez, for his and the GEM foundation’s outstanding humanitarian efforts since its inception. The evening honorees included, Reality TV show personality and Skinny Girl founder, Bethenny Frankel; Puerto Rican Actor, Carlos Ponce; American Singer/Songwriter, Jencarlos Canela; Miami Dolphins Linebacker, Kiko Alonso and many more. After the award ceremony, celebrity DJ Apache took stage and guests danced under the stars until midnight.
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