Smokey Robinson (74), a multiple Grammy Award winner was honored with the “Mr. Wonderful” award for his lifetime acts of philanthropy. The event raised over $1 million for UCLA’s Operation Mend.
EURweb associate Shannice Johnson, ask Smokey how he felt about being “Mr. Wonderful” for the organization.
He said, “That’s not what I think about myself, I’m blessed, very blessed; it’s ironic or funny to me that people give me awards for doing what I love.
The Thalians origination has raised over $30 million in support of mental health diseases. UCLA Operation Mend works to treat soldiers wounded during service in Iraq and Afghanistan.