Mary Murphy At The Oceana SeaChange Summer Gala, 2013
“So You Think You Can Dance,” Judge Mary Murphy stepped out to support the Oceana’s Foundation Annual Gala. Murphy an advocate for many causes is especially passionate about saving today’s Ocean. She was joined by several Hollywood Celebrities to bring public awareness to the cause.
SeaChange guests were treated to a sit-down dinner, presentations from Oceana executives, directors and supporters. Guests also raised their paddles in both silent and live auctions. In its 6th year, SeaChange is a fundraiser that benefits Oceana, the world’s largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world’s oceans and ensuring our seas can be abundant and productive to help to feed our growing planet.
The event featured Special Guest, and Grammy-winning performer Sheryl Crow, alongside deep sea diver and actor, Dennis Haysbert, who served as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies and brought his personal connection to the ocean into the program. Oceana Board Member, Ted Danson brought wife Mary Steenburgen to the event for the first time. Other celebrity guests included Oceana activists Anna Torv (“Fringe” and Ryan Murphy’s HBO pilot “Open”), Angela Kinsey (“The Office”), Anne Heche with husband James Tupper (ABC’s “Revenge”), and Emily Osment (Disney’s “Hannah Montana”). Mary Lynn Rajskub (“24” and the forthcoming revamp), Oscar Nunez (“The Office”), Luke Tipple (host of CW Network’s “Capture”).
Oceana is the largest international conservation group working solely to protect the world’s oceans. Oceana wins policy victories for the oceans using science-based campaigns. Since 2001, we have protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and innumerable sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures. More than 600,000 supporters have already joined Oceana. Global in scope, Oceana has offices in North, South and Central America and Europe. To learn more, please visit <http://www.oceana.org/> www.oceana.org<http://www.