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).
STAND FOR HOPE!® 5K CHARITY RUN/WALK
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.
PADRES Contra El Cancer
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