Kimora Lee Simmons & the Youth of South Central Los Angeles

by Charlotte Smith

Special Invitation to A Wrinkle In Time Private Viewing

Kimora Lee Simmons was surrounded by her kids and the Youth of South Central Los Angeles. Ex-supermodel opened her heart and shared a day of fun and film with a private viewing of the film A Wrinkle In Time. On Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at the  Cinemark Los Angeles – Baldwin Hills 15 & XD4020 Marlton Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90008  Creative Director, designer, entrepreneur and philanthropis

Kimora invited disadvantaged children in South Central Los Angeles to a special complimentary screening of Disney’s highly anticipated release, A Wrinkle in Time, buying out a full theatre and making the experience accessible to underprivileged youth and their families. She exposed them to an undeniably diverse cast. She brought along her children: Ming, Aoki, Kenzo and Wolfe as well 🙂

Kimora Lee Simmons & the Youth of South Central Los Angeles

Based on the children’s book, “A Wrinkle in Time” stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mindy Kaling, and Storm Reid as the heroine. Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed “Frozen” with Chris Buck, penned the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel. Ava DuVernay, the director of “Selma” and the Oscar-nominated documentary “13th,” was hired by Disney for the gig in early 2016.

Kimora Lee Simmons & the Youth of South Central Los Angeles

Simmons has been actively expanding her philanthropic efforts managed out of the KLS Foundation. She is also very active in the philanthropic field, most recently with her Kimora

Lee Simmons Scholarship Fund working closely with FIDM, FIT and Rush Philanthropic to fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in fashion. Additionally, Kimora has

partnered with non-profit group Unmentionables to provide undergarments, feminine hygiene products and sexual health education to refugees and other displaced populations.


Special invites were extended to the children served by local LA nonprofits championing disadvantaged youth including A Place Called Home, Create Now, Phenomenal Angels and California Children’s Academy. We salute you KLS and happy that you have joined the sleuth of celebrities that are starting to do spontaneous efforts to support today’s youth and their families to dream and succeed.


Photo credit Carnell Marshall.

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