30th Anniversary Gala Co-Chairs

Letty & Bill Ashworth

Ginair & George McKerrow

Jennifer & Randy Rudderman

Gala Emcees


Hannah Testa

Hannah Testa is a sustainability advocate, international speaker, author, TEDx speaker, politico, and founder of Hannah4Change, a non-profit dedicated to fighting issues that impact the planet. She is a vegan who enjoys healthy living and loves to share her passion with others. Hannah excels at partnering with businesses and government to influence them to develop more sustainable practices. 

Hannah has received numerous honors and awards, including the People Magazine's "10 Girls Changing the World", TEEN Vogue's "21 Under 21", Teen Earth Day Hero by CNN, the Action for Nature International Young Eco-Hero Award, and many others. She is a board member for several organizations including Captain Planet Foundation and The HAPPY Org., and a youth ambassador for several other organizations.

Christi Paul

Christi Paul

You will find Christi Paul every weekend morning anchoring CNN New Day as well as anchoring/reporting on HLN’s The Daily Share during the week. Christi has covered President Obama’s second inauguration in Washington, DC, was on the news desk walking viewers through the first five hours of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting and the Virginia Tech shooting.

 She has also extensively reported on Hurricane Sandy, several presidential elections and secured an exclusive interview with Vice-President Joe Biden, talking about his motivation to combat domestic violence as well as addressing the issues with Obamacare.

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Previous Gala Events


Nov. 16,  2019 - The Captain Planet Foundation held its annual Benefit Gala one of the Southeast’s largest eco-benefits at Flourish Atlanta. The charitable evening recognizes extraordinary environmental change-making and raises funds for the Foundation’s mission to engage and empower young people to be environmental problem-solvers through grant giving and Foundation programs. The event raised more than $750,000.

Past Honorees

Each year, we give a series of awards that highlight outstanding, real life environmental heroes. Explore previous awardees and read about the work they are doing for the planet!

Mark Ruffalo

Past Auction Items

The gala will feature extraordinary, sustainable live and silent auctions, including these much-anticipated live auction items.

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