The Happily Ever After League, whose mission is to support Arizona mothers through cancer recovery, raised $55,000 at its 11thannual Fairytale Tea on April 14. The event at The Camby Hotel drew 250 guests to enjoy tea at tables decorated in themes from Charlotte’s Webb to the Goose That Laid the GoldenEgg in a competition for a decorated Tea Pot Award.
One Day at a Time child actor and Friday co-host of Sonoran Living, Glenn Scarpelli emceed the event. Keynote speaker and founder of the Happily Ever After League, Lauren Daniels shared her story as a 15-year breast cancer survivor.
Amy Silverman was announced as Happily Ever After’s recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award. The organization presented Adam Ross and Victoria Bangerter, whose mothers were HEAL recipients, scholarships toward college tuition. Bangerter is a vocal artist and opened the program by singing This is Me from The Greatest Showman. Ross volunteered at the tea by working at the photo booth.
Lisa Pettorassi and Karen Phelps co-chaired the tea.
PHOTOS BY COLLEEN KATZ PICTURES IN PIXELS, COURTESY HAPPILY EVER AFTER LEAGUE