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CELEBRITIES WILL BRIGHTEN THE DAY FOR CHOC PATIENTS BY ATTENDING THE "KIDS HELP CHOC" EVENT
November 05, 2010

Orange County families will enjoy a rare opportunity to see some of their favorite young celebrities who will come to the Anaheim Hilton on November 14, 2010 for an afternoon of fun and games for a great cause: a fundraiser and toy drive benefiting CHOC Children’s. Event attendees will get to see the red carpet arrival of stars like Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical), Chelsea Staub (Jonas) and many others, as well as special performances by Ariana Grande of Nickelodeon’s Victorious, Savvy & Mandy of Radio Disney and others. Kids Help Children will offer entertainment for all ages, including bouncers, balloons and face painting for the little ones, and gaming elements for the older ones. Every child will leave with a prize! Best of all, kids will get into the spirit of giving as they play games to win prizes for patients of CHOC who are unable to attend due to illness.
 

 “We are so excited about this unique event,” says Lois Augustine, Director, Community Relations for CHOC Children’s Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for CHOC. “We are very grateful to Kids Help Children and the event’s supporters for thinking of our patients and supporting our mission.”
 

In the hours before the event kicks off, several of the young celebrities scheduled to attend Kids Help Children will first make a visit to the hospital to greet some of their biggest fans: CHOC patients. For young people who are realizing that volunteerism and giving back is an important part of being a caring citizen, Kids Help Children is a chance to participate in a moment that will be packed with good will as much as good fun.

Kids Help Children is a ticketed event ($25 for adults, $15 for children) that will be held at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel (777 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802) from 2:00-5:00PM on November 14, 2010. For more information (including celebrities scheduled to attend) and to purchase tickets, visit www.KidsHelpChildren.com.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 91 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,600 hotels and 592,000 rooms in 81 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Doubletree, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, please visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.
 

About R&B Vision Marketing
R&B Vision Marketing is a highly specialized consulting firm focused on cause marketing initiatives and special events benefiting non-profit organizations. R&B Vision Marketing leverages experience, contacts and unconventional creative thinking to develop unique, powerful opportunities for charitable organizations and the corporations and individuals who support them. For more information or to contact R&B, please visit www.randbvision.com.

 

About CHOC Children's: Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2013-2014) and a 2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital, CHOC Children's is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional healthcare network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, several primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four centers of excellence - The CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.

CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence.  Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Pediatric Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.

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Media Contact:
Denise Almazan, Director of Public Relations
phone: (714) 509-8680
email: pr@chocchildrens.org

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