Rain or Shine, Eva Longoria & Beto Cuevas Confirmed to Support PADRES 4th Annual Stand for HOPE® Charity 5K Run/Walk Benefiting Children With Cancer Confirmed Celebrities Include: Josie Loren & Cassie Scerbo of ABC Family's Make It or Break It and Enrique Castillo of Showtime's Weeds

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


PADRES CONTRA EL CANCER will host its 4th Annual Stand for HOPE!® 5K Charity Run/Walk to raise money in support of children with cancer and their families.

EVA LONGORIA (National Spokesperson) will be joined by PADRES Ambassadors: BETO CUEVAS (musician), AMAURY NOLASCO (actor), ANGELICA CASTRO (actor), YANCEY ARIAS (actor), FRANCISCO PINTO (news anchor), OSKAR CARTAYA (musician) and KEVEN RAMIREZ (radio host).  Alongside our Ambassadors will be PADRES Supporter ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ (sports anchor).



PADRES Contra El Cancer will host its 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk to raise money to continue providing benefits to families whose children are undergoing treatment for cancer at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Childrens Hospital Orange County, UCLA, Mattel's Children's Hospital, USC Women and Childrens Hospital and other Southern California pediatric cancer centers. More than 1,000 individuals are expected to take part in the 5K Run/Walk. Participants will include pediatric cancer patients; their families; CHLA doctors and nurses; PADRES Contra El Cancer Directors, Staff & Volunteers; and special celebrity guests. The Run/Walk will conclude with an awards presentation.


Pasadena Rose Bowl

1001 Rose Bowl Drive

Pasadena, CA 91103


Saturday, February 26, 2011

8 – 11 AM


7:00 – 7:30A:

Press Arrivals (front of venue)


Warm up/ Line up at Start Line


Brief Welcome and Gun Shot Start


Sponsor and Activity Village opens


Medal and Awards Presentation


PADRES Contra El Cancer (PADRES) is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families. PADRES programs, activities and services, while primarily oriented to the Latino community, serve childhood cancer patients from ALL races and ethnic origins. No family is turned away. Celebrating 25 of years of service, PADRES brings together children, families, healthcare professionals and community leaders to promote a comprehensive understanding of childhood cancer and other blood disorders as well as effective methods for treatment. Please join our National Spokesperson Eva Longoria in the fight against childhood cancer. To learn more about PADRES, visit www.IAmHOPE.org.


Mayola Delgado

PADRES Contra El Cancer


SOURCE PADRES Contra El Cancer


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