Walorski Honors Life of Local Non-Profit Founder on House Floor
Michael Becker, Who Co-Founded Hello Gorgeous! to Help Women Fighting Cancer, Passed Away in June
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today honored the life of Michael Becker in a speech on the House floor. Michael and his wife Kim founded Hello Gorgeous!, a non-profit that provides makeover and spa experiences to women fighting cancer. Michael passed away in June after a long battle with cancer.
“The organization Michael and Kim built together and the mission they devoted themselves to brings happiness and hope where it is needed most,” Congresswoman Walorski said. “Their passion, drive, and faith inspire us all, and their selfless generosity is an example we should strive to follow.”
Video of Congresswoman Walorski’s speaking on the House floor is available here. The full text of her speech is below.
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the life of Michael Becker and to celebrate the positive impact he had on our community.
“In 2006, Michael and his wife Kim founded the non-profit Hello Gorgeous!, which brings joy to women fighting cancer by giving them a red-carpet experience complete with a makeover and spa.
“Reaching 15 states with mobile day-spas and affiliate salons, Hello Gorgeous! has provided unforgettable experiences to thousands of women all over the country.
“The organization Michael and Kim built together and the mission they devoted themselves to brings happiness and hope where it is needed most.
“Their passion, drive, and faith inspire us all, and their selfless generosity is an example we should strive to follow.
“Mr. Speaker, it is an honor and a privilege to represent such kind and giving people.
Michael lived a life full of love, laughter, and spirit. My thoughts are with Kim and everyone at Hello Gorgeous!, in whose work I have no doubt Michael’s memory will live on.”
Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.