An evening of red-carpet affairs at the Rosen Centre Hotel ultimately benefited the Kids Conquering Sickle Cell Disease Foundation.
ORLANDO Carla Lewis has watched her son, Shamar, endure multiple hospital visits and physical pain due to his battle with sickle cell anemia. In fact, it’s what spurred her to found the Kids Conquering Sickle Cell Disease Foundation, an Orlando-based nonprofit dedicated to helping kids and families on their journey to conquer chronic hemoglobin diseases. Lewis hosted a Red Carpet Soiree benefit dinner for the foundation on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Rosen Centre Hotel. The evening included musical performances from Demitrious Wyant, Jeremy Tutt and the Sunshine Mafia, as well as a nice dinner, music and fashion show.