Mardi Gras godmother Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jimenéz along with Miss Universe Andrea Meza of Mexico, Miss Puerto Rico Estefania Soto-Torres and Miss USA Asya Branch joined Cruise Director Mike Pack and Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy today for the Groove for St. Jude.
$30m goal by 2025
'Along with welcoming our guests back on board, our restart allows us to get back to meeting our goal of raising $30 million by 2025 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,' Duffy said. 'We are proud to support such a worthy cause and even more proud of guests for opening their hearts and raising close to $22,000 for St. Jude in one day.'
Mardi Gras was named Oct. 23 at Port Canaveral festivities and has been sailing a Caribbean cruise this week.