Celebrities Come Together To Raise Funds For Pulse Tragedy

"We will not let those lives taken from us ever be forgotten."

Last Friday, onePULSE foundation held a star-studded event in Hollywood in order to raise funds for those affected by the Pulse nightclub massacre, the worst mass shooting in American history.

Lance Bass served as host for the event, which featured a message from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, a performance by Stevie Wonder and some words from Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma, as well as survivors of the tragedy, and an appearance by Caitlyn Jenner.

Danny MoloshokInvision for onePulse FoundationAP Images

onePULSE foundation is a new nonprofit that plans to turn Pulse nightclub into a memorial for the 49 people, most of them queer people of color, who lost their lives on June 12.

“It is important that everyone feels assurance that the work of the onePULSE Foundation is not done after our Friday benefit ― in fact it’s just beginning,” Poma told The Huffington Post. “We will not let those lives taken from us ever be forgotten. We will work on behalf of those beautiful souls and the survivors to ensure we make a positive difference for the LGBTQ community in Orlando and around the world. We will build a permanent memorial, a place of sanctuary and hope and will take care of those who need our help. Above all, it is important that everyone understand that their love and support is the most powerful of gifts, that we will continue to need as we heal.”

Check out some photos from the night below. Want to help? Text PULSE to 91999 to donate to the onePULSE foundation or head here for more information.

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will.i.am, from left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Lance Bass attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - will.i.am, from left, Caitlyn Jenner and Lance Bass attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Caitlyn Jenner, left, and Barbara Poma attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, and Jason Felts, Virgin Produced CEO, attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Rosario Poma, from left, Caitlyn Jenner, and Barbara Poma attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Barbara Poma speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - Barbara Poma, center, and survivors speak at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - Sasha Colby speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Arielle Kebbel speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Barbara Poma, center, and survivors speak at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - Stevie Wonder performs at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Barbara Poma, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Jessie J performs at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
will.i.am speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - Jessie J performs at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Barbara Poma, center, and survivors speak at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Lance Bass speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Arielle Kebbel speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - will.i.am, from left, Jessie J and Stevie Wonder attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Jessie J performs at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Jessie J, left, and Barbara Poma attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Jessie J, from left, will.i.am and Stevie Wonder attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
Sasha Colby, from left, Caitlyn Jenner and Candis Cayne attend onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ONEPULSE FOUNDATION - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at onePULSE: A Benefit for Orlando at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for onePulse Foundation/AP Images)
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