This One’s for the Children
Amidst the glitter and glamour of its annual ball, is heightening awareness on the plight of abused and underprivileged children via its chosen beneficiary, the
t is one of the most anticipat ed events on Philippine society’s social calendar and, as such, the 2017 Philippine Tatler Ball aims to pull out the stops with regard to exquisite elegance and pure glamour. This year’s Ball is slated for 19 November and will be held at the Grand Ballroom of ShangriLa at the Fort.
Since it was first held in 2001, the Philippine Tatler Ball has become more than just a celebration of life extraordinary through the annual awarding of some of the country’s most prominent individuals, but it is also a major philanthropic event. Over the years, the proceeds from the auction held at the Ball as well as from private donations have benefited a broad spectrum of worthy causes ranging from environmental awareness to offering assistance to those affected by some of the most devastating natural calamities in recent history.
This year, with the Child Protection Network (CPN) as its beneficiary, the Tatler Ball aims to raise Php 8 million to help victims of child abuse and human trafficking. Established in 2002, CPN increases the accessibility of medical, forensic, legal, and psychosocial services for abused children and ensures that they get the highest possible standards of care.
The 16th Philippine Tatler Ball will be held in partnership with Gulfstream, Megaworld, MercedesBenz, and Santos Knight Frank. The event is also supported by HSBC Premier.
TO THE NINES An exclusive guest list, resplendent ladies and dapper gentlemen, only the best food and wine, and a worthy cause at the heart of it all; (inset) The people behind the Child Protection Network