Updated: May 17, 2022
I Am Abel Foundation presents this year's Heroes Gala with the theme: "Why We Can't Wait - Our Singular and Collective Calling and Power to Create Equity in Medicine Now"
UPDATE, MAY 17, 2022:
With the help of our hilarious Host, Actress and Comedian, Kim Coles, I Am Abel Foundation's Heroes Gala on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Idlewild Country Club in Flossmoor, Illinois, was an inspiring event and huge success. Stay tuned for the upcoming sizzle reel and catch the highlights. For now, enjoy our tribute video to our Heroes in Healthcare
Why not upgrade to VIP Tickets, Meet and photograph with Veteran Comedian and Actress Kim Coles during our VIP Reception at 5:30pm!
About Kim Coles
Kim Coles is an actress/comedian/ author/ host/ speaker and coach best known for her zany characters and outrageous sense of humor. She started her journey in showbiz as runner-up in the “Big Beautiful Woman” pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It was then she began plus-size modeling and went on to perform as a stand-up comedian which turned into a career that has continued to skyrocket.
Maybe you remember her as “Synclaire” in FOX’s ground-breaking comedy series, Living Single, or maybe on many other shows like In Living Color, One on One, Ten Items or Less, Frasier, or HBO’s Six Feet Under. She was the co-host of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show In the Loop with IVillage and has been a co-host for various shows, including The Viewand Good Day Live. She is also known to reality TV audiences, having appeared on The Mole, VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club, and BET’s Pay It Off and Coming To The Stage. KIM COLES has performed on comedy club stages across the globe. Maybe you were fortunate enough to get tickets to one of her hilarious and heartwarming one-woman award-winning plays, Homework or Oh, But Wait, There’s More! which she wrote and produced.
Kim is also an Author of 4 best selling books: “I’m Free, But It’ll Cost You”; “The Gratitude Journal”; “Open Your G.I.F.T.S.: 22 Lessons on Finding and Embracing Your Personal Power and “Open Your G.I.F.T.S.2: 42 Lessons of Finding and Embracing Your Blessings in Disguise.” To connect go to Kimcoles.tv IG:@kimcoles FB:@therealkimcoles LinkedIn:@kimcoles
Check her special invite to all of you for the forthcoming May 14 I Am Abel Foundation's Heroes Gala 2022: