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Nelson Mandela

Celebrating the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital groundbreaking

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

A crucially needed pediatric hospital in South Africa is long overdue

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The LegacyOfHope Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Concert

December 13th, 2014

The LEGACY OF HOPE FOUNDATION will produce a historical evening of music and entertainment this December in support of a global campaign to fulfill the last living wish of Nelson Mandela—to build a dedicated children’s hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. This will be the fifth dedicated children’s hospital serving the entire continent of Africa.

The LEGACY OF HOPE NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CONCERT will feature 10 premier artist/performers and will be broadcast and streamed worldwide. Interspersed with never before seen documentaries within the performances, these vignettes celebrate Nelson Mandela’s love of children and his dream of free and accessible healthcare for the children of South Africa. 

Barclays Center

WHERE:
Barclays Center, New York City


WHEN:
Saturday, December 13th, 2014.


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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:
This concert and media event will be produced by noted music producer, Eric Gast, CEO of the Legacy of Hope Foundation

Meet the Honorary Board

The late Dr. Maya Angelou

The late Dr. Maya Angelou

Ruby Bridges

Ruby Bridges

Christy Turlington Burns

Christy Turlington Burns

Ed Burns

Ed Burns

Viola Davis

Viola Davis

Dame Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench

Arun Gandhi

Arun Gandhi

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl

Sir Anthony Hopkins

Sir Anthony Hopkins

Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

Larry King

Larry King

Sir Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley

Salma Hayek Pinault

Salma Hayek Pinault

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon

Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters

Elie and Marion Wiesel

Elie and Marion Wiesel

Latest News

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Chuck Nice Spotlight
Chuck Nice Spotlight

In support of the Legacy of Hope Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, Chuck Nice was the emcee for both the 2013 and 2014 Legacy of Hope Mandela Day events held in New York and Los Angeles. At both events, the audience certainly laughed, but they were also given a strong and meaningful message: Nelson Mandela had a final wish. It’s now our turn to work hard and honor this wish and his legacy for future generations.


October 11, 2014


Middleweight Boxer Sam Soliman Named Legacy of Hope Ambassador
Middleweight Boxer Sam Soliman Named Legacy of Hope Ambassador

Soliman, the Melbourne boxer and former IBF World Middleweight Champion, welcomed the opportunity to align himself with the great South African statesman and humanitarian by becoming an Ambassador for the Legacy of Hope Foundation, a group dedicated to bringing Mandela’s last living wish to fruition.


October 5, 2014


Arun Gandhi Spotlight
Arun Gandhi Spotlight

Millions around the world have been influenced and inspired by Nelson Mandela. Of those millions, relatively few met the great South African Leader in person. Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, was one of those fortunate few.


October 4, 2014


Ruby Bridges Spotlight
Ruby Bridges Spotlight

Ruby Bridges was honored on July 18th, 2014 during the Legacy of Hope Mandela Day Celebration at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Following this event, Ruby shared her thoughts on what Nelson Mandela meant to her and how a children’s hospital in his name would honor his legacy.


September 27, 2014


Táta Vega Spotlight
Táta Vega Spotlight

In a moving conversation, Táta Vega shared her thoughts following the July 18th, 2014 Legacy of Hope Mandela Day event held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, on what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday.


September 20, 2014


Youth Ambassador Botlhale Boikanyo
Youth Ambassador Botlhale Boikanyo

Botlhale Boikanyo is a young, ambitious and inspired Poet from Johannesburg, South Africa. At the age of 11 and well beyond her years in both maturity and insight, Bolthale’s early career was put to test under the bright light auditions of the 2012 South Africa’s Got Talent competition. In that setting, Bolthale’s (pronounced bo-thall-ee) took judges firmly by the heart and walked away the clear and undeniable winner for her gut wrenching and heart lifting prose, inspired by her greatest mentor, Nelson Mandela.


September 13, 2014


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