Celebs shine at blacktie charity fundraiser 2009: Actress Goldie

Celebs shine at blacktie charity fundraiser

Actress Goldie Hawn with Army & Navy owner Jacqui Cohen at Cohen&226&8364&8482s Point Grey home on Friday.

Actress Goldie Hawn was among more than 220 guests at a swanky black-tie event in Vancouver over the weekend that raised almost $1 million for various charitable groups and organizations throughout the city. Jacqui Cohen, owner of the Army & Navy department store chain and founder of the Face the World Foundation, hosted the $1,500-a-ticket event at her waterfront home in Point Grey Friday as part of an annual fundraising tradition. About $800,000 was raised. &226&8364&339I support anything for children, and (Cohen&226&8364&8482s) honouring me tonight, so I&226&8364&8482m here to be honoured,&226&8364 said Hawn, an Academy Award winner and former Shaughnessy resident. Hawn also founded the Hawn Foundation in 2003, a non-profit public charity dedicated to helping children reach their potential. &226&8364&339We&226&8364&8482ve had great success with it and it was born here (in Vancouver), so it&226&8364&8482s pretty cool,&226&8364 she said.

Retired Canuck Trevor Linden was also in attendance.

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