Six foundations come together in Miami to hold an auction for the benefit of Colombia

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Be Live 2007 is the name of the gala that will take place today and in which around 600 international guests are expected to be received.

At the event, which will take place in an exclusive restaurant, Silvia Tcherassi will present her Spring-Summer 2008 collection, inspired by Barcelona. Fonseca, Fanny Lu and Juanes will close the night.

The idea of ​​grouping these organizations was born from Ángela María Tafur, president of Give to Colombia, who assures that it is about channeling resources, talents and technology in health, education and economic development.

The foundations are Mi Sangre, by Juanes; Formula Smiles, by Juan Pablo Montoya; Colombianitos, by Ángela Patricia Janiot; United for Colombia, by Gabriela Febres-Cordero, and Genesis, by Carolina Ezquenazi.

“We want to give an example to the world and to Colombia, that we Colombians believe in our country,” said Connie Freidel, wife of pilot Juan Pablo Montoya, and one of the promoters of this charity operation.

“The Nascar family has welcomed us in an impressive way, many drivers will come to the gala, including the president,” added Freidel.

Among other things, a guitar by Juanes, an autographed helmet by Montoya and a paddle autographed by maestro Fernando Botero will be auctioned.

Juan Pablo Montoya donated a helmet for the auction in Miami.