Bony Pony Ranch Foundation
The Bony Pony Ranch Foundation (BPR Foundation) will formally launch with an invitation only event at the Michael Aram store at 157 N Robertson Blvd. in West Hollywood. The non-profit’s founder is Dr. Jay Faber, a longtime adult and children’s psychiatrist, a friend and colleague of the late Dr. Frank H. Ryan, a renowned plastic surgeon to the stars who passed away tragically six years ago in a car accident.Confirmed red carpet celebrities include – Gigi Ann Goyette Jeffers, Lia Neil, Dawn DaLuise and Daniel DiCriscio.
In addition to generous individual donors, the BPR Foundation is honored to have the support of Michael Aram, an internationally acclaimed artist and designer, known for his collection of luxury home and gift collections. His commitment to the mission of the foundation is underscored by the generosity of his flagship West Hollywood store in hosting and sponsoring the event. Event guest will also be the recipients of an exclusive offer from the store.
Beverly Hills Porsche will feature two of their latest models on the red carpet and have Porsche Ambassadors representing the iconic automotive brand at the event. Food and wine will be provided by celebrity chef and owner of Topanga Catering, Jeff Kramer. Chef Jeff is known for his innovative and artful dishes using the freshest, seasonal ingredients possible. Lillet, a wine aperitif from France, is also sponsoring the evening.
“It is my honor to launch the Bony Pony Ranch Foundation with a mission that reflects the original spirit and vision of the Frank H. Ryan Foundation,” said Dr. Faber. “Our name pays homage to the magical place my friend created for thousands of kids to explore and renew nestled in the mountains of Malibu under the Bony Pony ridge.”
Dr. Faber, along with a Board of Directors, is committed to building and expanding the substantive programs which will impact hundreds of disadvantaged youth through thoughtful collaborative partnerships. The following individuals are serving on the Board: Keith Johnson, David Lee Windecher, Esq., Leonard Larramore, Dr. Kenneth Hopper and Dr. Gita Zarnegar.
Non-profits partnering with Bony Pony Ranch Foundation include Falcons Youth and Family Services of Los Angeles and Fostering a Change in Studio City. Proceeds raised will go towards sustaining and expanding mentorship programs for disadvantaged youth.