Barnstable Brown Diabetes Charity benefits from Celebrity Family Feud
When Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman was asked to “name a five-letter month” on Sunday’s “Celebrity Family Feud” to answer, “March” or “April,” he gave $25,000 to The Barnstable Brown would win Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky.
Hosted by comedian Steve Harvey, Celebrity Family Feud welcomes celebrity contestants to raise money for their favorite charity. The Boyz II Men team faced off against the comedian Amber Ruffin and his family in Sunday’s episode.
Barnstable Brown Derby founder Patricia Barnstable Brown said: “It was a really fun show to watch and even though the boys from Boyz II didn’t win the grand prize, they did get $10,000 for the center and we’re grateful for that.” Eve Gala
Through fundraising events such as the family’s annual Derby Eve Kentucky Derby, which attracts celebrities from around the world to the Barnstable-Brown family home in Louisville, the family has raised more than $16 million to the Barnstable-Brown Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky. has helped. These funds help fight diabetes, a disease that disproportionately affects Kentuckians.
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TeamBoyz II Men, which played Sunday for the Kentucky-based charity, included band members Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman, comedian Jo Koy, Boyz II Men manager Joe Mulvihill and Joseph Herbert.
Mulvihill, who also manages “NSYNC” alum Joey Fatone, rarely misses an opportunity to attend the Eve Patricia Barnstable Brown Derby with his high-profile clients, and more opportunities throughout the year to support the diabetes center on campus. Kentucky finds. Like Boyz II Men, Fatone is a longtime Kentucky Derby celebrant and Barnstable Brown supporter. In 2021, Mulvihill chose Phatton to compete on “Wheel of Fortune,” where he donated $30,000 of his winnings to the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky.
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Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center was founded in 2008 by twin sisters Patricia Barnstable Brown and Priscilla Barnstable, along with their mother Wilma. Together, they pledged to provide initial funding to support the center in memory of Patricia Barnstable Brown’s husband, David, who died in 2003 of complications from diabetes.
“Throughout the years, the Barnstable Brown family has generously supported diabetes research and provided outstanding clinical care for people with diabetes. With the family’s tireless and unwavering support, the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center at the University of Kentucky for research truly It has earned a national reputation for diabetes innovation and providing exceptional, state-of-the-art diabetes care to its patients, said Dr. Simon Fisher, director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center.
Last May, Derby Eve Gala returned as big as ever after being canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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