Marketing A Cause Will Host Celebrity Gift Lounge in Support of The Third Annual Thirst Gala

The Celebrity Gift Lounge Will Feature Luxury Gifts, Services, and Charity Fundraising on June 26, 2012 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills

Los Angeles, CA - On Tuesday, June 26, Pauley Perrette from NCIS and Seth Maxwell the CEO of The Thirst Project will welcome guests to the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills for the Third Annual Thirst Gala. Each year, The Thirst Project hosts a star-studded Gala to benefit the cause and raise awareness about the world water crisis.

Expected celebrity guests at this year's Thirst Gala include host and advocate Pauley Perrette, Chyler Leigh, Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed, Drake Bell, Charisma Carpenter, Holland Roden, Dylan O'Brien, JR Bourne, Dot Jones, Josh Sussman, Michael Welch, Christian Serratos, Sean Farris, Lance Bass, Kristen Vangsness, Jason Ritter, Allie Gonino, Lamorne Morris, and many more.

The star-studded shindig will feature a world water crisis exhibition, celebrity gift lounge, flipbook booth, silent auction, musical performances, and an award show.

Upon arrival, celebrity guests will make their way down the red carpet, and then gather in the celebrity gift lounge to check out all the latest trends in fashion, electronics, accessories, jewelry, and more.

Lounge guests will be treated to the latest moccasin styles from Minnetonka. Since 1946, Minnetonka moccasins have been a staple of classic American style. Each and every detail is a tribute to their roots in traditional moccasin footwear with authentic accents like fringe, beading and embroidery. (

Rene Furterer will supply guests with Naturia, one of their best-selling hair products. This timesaving dry shampoo is a stylist's secret weapon and a celebrity favorite. It instantly cleans hair without water to refresh and restore volume between regular shampoos. (

Next up is an innovative company titled Oxygen Plus. Oxygen Plus (O+) is portable, pure 95% oxygen that fits the lifestyles of health and wellness-minded persons worldwide. Elegant in style and available in a variety of refreshing flavors, all O+ products offer the most oxygen per can volume than any other lightweight, recreational canned oxygen on the market. (

Celebrities will also get to taste YouTonics. YouTonics is known for its collagen protein concentrate and will be launching a new protein water supplement in two great tasting flavors, Dragon Fruit Kiwi and Berry Bliss. These convenient on the go protein waters make it easy to stay healthy and keep hydrated this summer as they deliver 20 grams of protein plus vitamins A, E and B; it's also sugar, lactose and gluten free. (

To ensure the lounge guests are always red-carpet ready, Nubar will be gifting this year's must-have nail lacquer colors. Nubar has been committed to creating non-carcinogenic, vegan and cruelty free products for over 10 years. It is known for exceptional quality and offers over 300 stylishly chic hues to suit any style. (

Celebrities will also receive unique foot jewelry from AmberTortoise Jewelry. Elegant, exotic and distinctive, AmberTortoise Jewelry features unique artisan jewelry and accessories, including The Original Barefoot Sandal Foot Jewelry, custom bridal and nature-inspired jewelry, and whimsical floral hair accessories and vines. (

For those that are thirsty there will be Oogave, an all-natural and certified organic soda sweetened only with agave nectar. This amazingly delicious soda is low glycemic, caffeine-free, gluten-free, and has absolutely no preservatives or high fructose corn syrup. (

Southern-Sass is hair obsessed. Between Oribe and Rene Furterer, they've got the product for your hair. Lounge guests will be gifted with a gift certificate, which can be redeemed online. (

Dolma Pearl is the only company bringing a contemporary concept to the world's most ancient gemstone - pearls. Celebrities will receive a fashionable piece of jewelry, which can be paired with any outfit, day or night. (

Other gifts include NYX Cosmetics, OPI Nail Polish, Food Should Taste Good, Canvas Shop Artwork, Beverly Hills Magazine, POI Couture jewelry, Rosebud lip balm, and Nivea hand cream.

About Marketing A Cause:

Marketing A Cause is a full service event management and fundraising firm that creates and delivers innovative concepts and service to non-profit organizations, corporations, private foundations, and philanthropists. Having a proven track record of success, they have helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for both small and large non-profit organizations. Marketing A Cause secured this year's sponsors for the celebrity gift lounge and procured all silent auction and gift bag items. (

About The Thirst Project:

The Thirst Project is a non-profit organization that exists to raise awareness of and bring solutions to the clean water crisis through Education Outreach Programs that educate, equip and empower individuals to explore the human journey and take action in projects that create radical and sustainable global change, and champion hope and respect for the positive values of life. (