BHF Founder, Omotade Alalade
BeiBei Haven Foundation held her annual Pink and Blue Ball Fund raising and appreciation event on Saturday, June 10th, 2017, at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The 2017/2018 fundraising event was held for the purpose of focusing on providing support and raising funds for families dealing with infertility, pregnancy/baby loss and genotype challenges.
With a blue carpet to start and comedian Lafup & Kunmi Omisore as the MCs, the notable dignitaries and well wishers who graced the occasion were treated to an evening of splendour and great music by Lami Phillips, Blackmagic, Femi Leye, Damilare and a dance performance by the Q Dance Center.
The Keynote Speech was given by Yewande Zaccheaus and the Guest of Honour, Joke Silva, encouraged the audience to support the vision of the foundation. Amongst the guests were Adeola Azeez, Bola Adesola (MD Standard Chartered Bank) Uche and Bode Pedro, Lala Akindoju, Chef Fregs, Tolu Ijogun, Yetty Williams, Tewa Onasanya, Simi Esiri, Big Bad to mention a few.
During the event, the founder, Omotade Alalade made an award presentation to people and organizations who have supported the foundation from inception amongst them were Uche Pedro representing BellaNaija (We dedicate the award to our dear BNers), Adenike Oyetunde, Fatima Aliko Dangote, Uche Nwaboku, Gladys Alalade, Lolade Alakija, Foluke Oyeleye. Key Clinics were also recognised for their support, the clinics include Southshore Women and Children’s Clinic, Georges Memorial Medical Centre, The Bridge Clinic and Olive Branch Clinic.
Beneficiaries who were in attendance all shared their stories and how the foundation has helped put smiles on their faces. One which put a huge smile on the faces of all attendees was by a BeiBei Haven grant recipient’s husband who revealed that she was absent from the event because she is heavily pregnant with twins!
The founder, Omotade Alalade while giving the vote of thanks, shared her fertility story and her journey into birthing the vision which has now become a global organisation
The colourful event ended on a successful note with a special performance by Dr Sid.
See more beautiful photos from the event:
Arinola Sadare, Mosun Oyefesobi & Omotade Alalade
Dade & Arinola Sadare
Dare & Sam
Dr Nini Inizoba
Olufela Olatoye-Sosan & Friend
Uche & Grace Nwabuko
Ayo Thompson & Olive Emodi
Dr Sid & Simi Esiri
Dr Sid & Lafup
Lafup & Omotade Alalade
Omotade and Funmilade Alalade
Joke Silva & Adenike Oyetunde
Joke Silva & Lala Akindoju
Bola Adesola (MD Standard Chartered Bank)
Yewande Zaccheaus, Tolu Ijogun & Joke Silva
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