Martin Sheen Supports The Friendly House Of Los Angeles Honorees At The Beverly Hilton
Friendly House Los Angeles, the first home in the country for women recovering from alcohol and drug abuse, honored Winn Claybaugh, author and Dean and Co-Founder of hair care giant Paul Mitchell’s schools with the “Humanitarian of the Year” award; Earl Hightower, Founder, Hightower Associates with the “Excellence in Service” award; and Sydney Holland, renowned philanthropist and CEO of Rich Hippie Production with the “Woman of the Year” award. Viola Davis and Sumner Redstone serve as Honorary Co-Chairs; Peggy Albrecht and Michael Hollingsworth, Co-Chair.
Friendly House was founded in 1951 and was the first home in the country for women recovering from substance and alcohol abuse and is a model for recovery homes in the United States and Europe. They have successfully treated thousands of women with a success rate of 76% compared to the hospital average of 35%. The organization is solely supported by private donations and grants and by the fundraising efforts of the Board of Directors, Grateful Hearts (former residents of Friendly House). For more information, please visit www.FriendlyHouseLA.org.