Skin Sense Award Gala: Foundation raises $900,000 at benefit event

November 1, 2008

New York - The Skin Cancer Foundation raised almost $900,000 during its annual Skin Sense Award Gala, an event honoring those who have contributed to educating the public about the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer, according to a press release.

New York - The Skin Cancer Foundation raised almost $900,000 during its annual Skin Sense Award Gala, an event honoring those who have contributed to educating the public about the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer, according to a press release.

The Sept. 23 gala honored David Suliteanu, president and CEO of Sephora USA, and Lois Joy Johnson, the former beauty and fashion director of More magazine. Actor Rosanna Arquette hosted the event, which brought together dermatologists and 450 executives in the beauty, cosmetic, fragrance, skincare, fashion, retail and publishing industries.

All proceeds will fund the foundation's national public education campaign for the prevention and early detection of skin cancer.