Russell Brand and Viola Davis at the Friendly House Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills (Oct. 27, 2012)

*Viola Davis was honored for her philanthropy at an event in Beverly Hills on Saturday.

“The Help” star was the guest of honor at the Friendly House Awards Luncheon Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she received the Woman of the Year award.

Davis is a longtime supporter of Friendly House, an organization which helps women recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction.

Comedian Russell Brand hosted the event.