Norristown native actress Maria Bello hosts an invitation-only fundraiser for her charity We Advance March 26 at the Merion home of Gail Slogoff, founder of beauty blog
We Advance is based in the slums of Citi Soleil and Wharf Jeremie, Haiti and works to provide medical attention and education and advocacy programs there.
“Diva of Haiti” Barbara Guillaume, co-founder of We Advance will perform at the party for which Bello, whose NBC cop-drama “Prime Suspect” was recently canceled, says she is “Thrilled to be back in Philadelphia and honored by the support for a cause that is so close to my heart.”
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Bello will also attend the Human Rights Campaign’s 16th Annual Equality Dinner Gala March 24 at the Ritz-Carlton. For info, visit