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Robert De Niro to receive Brass Ring Award at 2018 Carousel of Hope Ball

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Veteran Robert will be honoured with the Award at the of event.

The of is held every two years in and over the years, it has raised over USD 100 million dollars towards finding a cure for

It is hosted by and the proceeds from the event goes to Center for The center was created after Davis' daughter, Dana, was diagnosed with at the age of 7.

De Niro, 74, will receive the Award for his philanthropy and joins past Hillary Clinton, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, and in the list.

"I've just found that people are really very generous. People have very good hearts," Davis told The

The of began in in 1978, hosted by Davis and her late husband Marvin Davis, the former owner of

In the past, the event has welcomed celebrities like George Clooney, Neil Diamond, Jennifer Hudson, and

Beyonce, Sting and have also performed during the past events.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 15:50 IST