The Inaugural London Gala in 2013 raised over £1.2 million for the Novak Djokovic Foundation to support vulnerable and disadvantaged children in Djokovic’s native Serbia. The evening drew celebrities, models, and royalty alike and featured a live auction of one of a kind experiences and collectables such as a yacht getaway with Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson, a guitar signed by Ronnie Wood, and a holiday at Richard Branson’s private island.
Famed mentalist Lior Suchard stunned the crowd with a performance and the evening also featured a mini tennis match with Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson participating. Attendees included: Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Naomi Campbell, Ronnie Wood, Gerard Butler, Jonathan Ross, Matt Bellamy, Boris Becker, Sir Richard Branson, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, Princess Beatrice, and Princess Eugenie.
Novak Djokovic Foundation New York Gala
For two years beginning in 2012, the Novak Djokovic Foundation held its New York Gala raising over $3.9 million for preschool programs in Serbia. Celebrities and leading names in the worlds of sport, fashion and music came out to support the event held following the US Open and in the midst of New York Fashion week. The event featured a dinner, auction, and performances. Ricky Gervais, Goldie Hawn, Naomi Campbell, and Karolina Kurkova joined on stage to help auction off some one-of-a-kind experiences including a private tennis match with Novak Djokovic and an opportunity to attend a fashion show with Anna Wintour.
Past performers include Theophilus London, pianist ELEW and mentalist Lior Suchard. Attendees included: Adriana Lima, Anna Wintour, A$AP Rocky, Goldie Hawn, John McEnroe, Karlie Kloss, Meghan Markle, Naomi Campbell, Nicky Hilton, Ricky Gervais, and Toni Garrn