LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chideo, the first charity broadcast network, has partnered with Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence to support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. In addition to becoming a Chideo Ambassador and contributing exclusive content to the charity network, Lawrence is teaming up with her frequent co-star Bradley Cooper to host one lucky winner and a guest at the premiere of their new film "Serena."
Cooper, who is also a Chideo Celebrity Ambassador, leverages the platform to raise awareness and funds for the Charles J. Cooper Patient Support Fund, a non-profit organization he founded in memory of his father to support cancer patients undergoing treatment at the John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC. The fund provides financial assistance for patients, helping to reduce their stress by covering some of the costs associated with treatment.
For a donation of $10 or more to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games and the Charles J. Cooper Patient Support Fund, fans can enter for a chance to meet the duo at the New York premiere of "Serena" on March 22, 2015. The VIP experience package includes:
- A walk down the red carpet, including photo opportunities
- Two tickets to the film's premiere
- After-party and meet-and-greet with the cast
- Two nights hotel accommodations, round trip airfare for two people and $500 in spending money
The deadline to enter the "Serena" Red Carpet Fan Experience is 11:59 p.m. PST on March 5, 2015. For complete details (including free entry method) and to register for a chance to win, please visit Chideo.com or download the free Chideo app, available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at www.appstore.com/chideo, and for Android devices at https://play.google.com/store.
Chideo is the first charity broadcast network and home for exclusive content where users and celebrities share and connect in the spirit of doing good. Chideo features personality-driven content across the broad spectrum of entertainment, sports, music, fashion, food, design and culture. With the option to donate to watch premium programming or simply enjoy free videos made possible by generous corporate partners, fans not only enjoy entertainment from their favorite personalities, but they also make valuable contributions to their respective charities. Users are also encouraged to visit each charity's channel and, hopefully, be inspired to support their important work and share it with friends. In addition, Chideo offers a myriad of contests and giveaways exclusively for fans who are registered on the free digital platform.
Founded in January 2014 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Todd Wagner, Chideo currently partners with more than 110 Celebrity Ambassadors and 100-plus leading non-profit organizations.
ABOUT THE 2015 SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES IN LOS ANGELES
With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games –being staged in Los Angeles July 25 through August 2 – will be the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world this year, and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games. The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, with the unparalleled spirit, enthusiasm, teamwork, joy and displays of courage and skill that are hallmarks of all Special Olympics events, will feature 25 Olympic-style sports in venues throughout the Los Angeles region. For more information on the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, including volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, visit LA2015.org and on social with #ReachUpLA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.