Emmy Time = GBK Gifting Suite

GBK Gift Lounge for the 64th Annual Emmy Awards

By Gabrielle Pantera

The Emmy awards are days away and that means gifting suites for celebrities. The GBK gift lounge for the 2012 Emmy Awards gifts celebrities who attend.  A few of the celebrities scheduled to attend are: Brenda Strong, nominated for Outstanding Voice-Over performance of  Mary-Alice Young, on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, Dot-Marie Jones nominated for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series as Shannon Beiste on Fox’s Glee, Edie Falco nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Comedy Series who plays Jackie Peyton on Showtime’s Nurse Jackie, Hugh Bonneville nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Robert Crawley, Earl Grantham on PBS’s Downton Abbey, Jason Ritter nominated for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role of Mark Cyr on NBC’s Parenthood, Mare Winningham nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or movie for playing Sally McCoy on History Channel’s Hatfields & McCoys, Mark Margolis nominated for Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for playing Tio Salamanaca in AMC’s Breaking Bad, Mayim Bialik nominated for Best supporting Actress for her role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS’s The Big Bang Theory, and many more celebrities.

GBK believes giving back to the community. They’ve donated over $2 million in products, services, and cash over the last three years to various charities. Charities that will benefit at the 2012 GBK Emmy Gift Suite are:

Make A Wish Foundation

Make A Wish Foundation

Has a special wish their granting to 18 year old Valentina Oliver from Phoenix AZ. Oliver’s suffers from Sickle Cell Disease and her wish is to feel like a celebrity and walk the red carpet. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have agreed to grant Valentina’s wish by allowing her access to the red carpet, bleachers and tickets to the Emmys for her and her family so they can attend the Emmys on September 23rd. She will be visiting the gift suite on Sat at 4:30pm. www.wish.org

Somaly Mam Foundation

Is a nonprofit committed to ending sex-trafficking around the world. 90210‘s star AnnaLynne McCord  will be at the GBK Emmy gift suite on Saturday.  www.somalymamfoundation.org

Dream Center

For 17 years the Dream Center here in Los Angeles has been working in communities to help people affected by poverty, homelessness, hunger and substance abuse. Now it joins the fight to help protect those who are victims of human trafficking by providing the nations largest shelter for these victims. www.dreamcenter.org

Best Friends Animal Society

The mission of Best Friends Animal Society is to bring about a time when there are no more homeless pets. www.nkla.org & www.bestfriends.org

Items at the gifting lounge are:

Bavaro’s is gifting its gourmet pasta sauce. Bavaro’s all natural sauce homemade will make you think of Italy. They are also offering a gift card for a three month supply to celebrity attendees.  www.bavarofoods.com

Artisan Group

The Artisan Group has been working with GBK for year in gifting celebrities and members of the press jewelry, stationery, fine art photography, spa and bath products, and other handcrafted gifts. They make wonderful gifts and help get the word out on the artists who are part of the Artisan group. www.theartisangroup.org

Mason Jar Cookie Company takes a classic mason jar and fill it with carefully layered ingredients, chosen by the customers. There are four bases for the cookies and over thirty add-ins to choose from. You only have to add butter and eggs. Great for the fall and holloween.  http://www.masonjarcookiecompany.com

SKN Spin Roller System is a revolutionary skin rejuvenation tool. It exfoliates, and reduces the signs of aging while maximizing the ability for your skincare product to get in your skin. They come to you so you can have this done in the comfort of your home.  www.SKNSpin.com

Revitalash is gifting their Hair ADVANCED, RevitaBrow ADVANCED, FineLine Primer, Volumizing Mascara, Volumizing Primer, Spotlight Highlighting Pencil and 12 Hour Raven Eyeliner  www.revitalash.com

Brazilian Heat is gifting their Brazilian Heat Variable Speed Ion Dryer, 1” Tourmaline Ceramic Straightening Iron, 1” and 1.5” Tourmaline Ceramic Curling Irons. www.BelsonProducts.com

Pink Wipes are a high quality cleansing wipe. Their great for freshening up whenever, or wherever you want. There are no harsh soaps or chemicals and cruelty free and 100% vegan.   www.pinkwipes.com

Eye Saw You is gifting Matrix One Tablets with Eye Saw You App on them. http://www.facebook.com/eyesawyou

Hot Rocks.Necklace

Hot Rock Jewelry Hot Rock Jewelry makes custom gold plated pendant and chain featuring our flaming diamond logo with the message “Your Life Has Meaning” Celebrities will be getting gift certificates from HRJ. http://www.hotrockjewelry.com

Misahra Jewelry is gifting a unity charm representing their first collection in their  ultra luxury jewelry collection. www.misahara.com

Nulo Pet Products gifting premium, all natural dog and cat food for the pampered pets of celebrities.  www.nulo.com

Toy State new for 2012, play with the world’s most famous secret agent motorized car with. It’s got hidden weapons lights and sound built into a few of the 007 Secret Agent vehicles available.  www.ToyState.com  www.MyMotorIsland.com

Freedom Quit Smoking System is an at home cessation program to break free of nicotine addiction forever.  www.freedomquitsmoking.com

STEMTECH is gifting anti-aging Adult Stem Cell nutrition and anti-aging Adult Cell Serum   www.stemtech.com

Caribbean Living Magazine is gifting an all inclusive trip for 2 to the newest Hard Rock resorts in the Caribbean.  www.hardrockhotelpuntana.com

Baan Unrak Conscious Collection Suk Pants are hand woven by Thai locals and mothers of Baan Unrak, a community in Thailand that cares for 150 children who, having come from very difficult backgrounds, are given a home, education and unconditional love.  www.buconscious.com

Yazi Ginger Vodka is sweet and spicy. This elixir is made from ancient aphrodisiacs. Using four different species of ginger along with lemon, orange, cayenne and red pepper.   www.drinkyazi.com

Secret Agent Beauty Lip Plumpers/ Lip Treatments  www.SAB.US.com

Joe Nunziata Enterprises is gifting four Enlightening Books: Karma Buster by Joe Nunziata, F.E.E.L. by Michelle Bersell, The Book of Lessons by Marc Mazis, The Renegade Leader by Debora J. McLauglin.  www.JoeNunz.com

Foster Grant is gifting stylish, modern sunglasses and reading glasses. Foster Grant is the purveyor of celebrity-look-for-less frames. Foster Grants have graced the faces of countless Hollywood stars including Brooke Shields the new face of Foster Grant.  For each pair of foster grant sunglasses gifted at the lounge, one pair will be donated to charity.  www.fostergrant.com

Miracle Hydrate is gifting the MH3 the anti-aging collection with Miracle Hydrate anti-aging skin care has been re-imagined with triple layer skin penetration.

John Allan’s is gifting their signature full service that includes a scalp massaging shampoo, conditioning treatment, steaming hot face towel, the perfect haircut, manicure and shoe shine. The Gift Certificate is redeemable at any John Allan’s New York Locations  www.JohnAllans.com

BreadBasket Cake Co., Inc. is gifting certificates for 8” custom Designed cakes.  www.Breadbasketcake.com 


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