LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Salvation Army will present its Sally Awards to Actress/Producer Roma Downey on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live. The awards gala provides The Salvation Army, one of the premier social service providers in the greater Los Angeles area, a star-studded platform from which to celebrate people of great accomplishment who always find time to help others. The first Sally Award was presented to Hollywood legend Cecil B. DeMille, and Bob Hope, President Ronald Reagan and Dame Angela Lansbury followed in subsequent years.
Ms. Downey has produced some of the most popular television and movie entertainment in recent memory, including Dovekeepers, The Bible, AD, Little Boy and Ben Hur. She is committed to helping those in need and for that, The Salvation Army is pleased to recognize her for both her professional and personal achievements.
The Salvation Army provides more than $80 million in vital social services throughout Southern California each year, turning its motto of “Doing the Most Good” into tangible assistance to the homeless, the hungry, at-risk youth, veterans, seniors and anyone else who knocks on its door and asks for help. Proceeds from the 2015 Sally Awards will be used to support the ongoing delivery of The Salvation Army’s services.
Tickets, tables and more information is now available by clicking www.thesallyawards.org.