LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For over 41 years superstars from TV, Film, Music & Sports have joined together to show support for the men & women who serve their community. On April 27th 2013 Hollywood's hottest stars will come together again to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
This special evening will be hosted by James Gandolfini along with dozens of other celebrities confirmed to attend including Tito Ortiz, Vanessa Marcil, Brian Baumgardner, Michael Cudlitz, C Thomas Howell, AJ Mclean, Kevin Richardson, Eric Christian Olsen, Miguel Ferrer, Rocky Carroll, Hill Harper, Billy Burke, Karina Smirnoff, Neal Mcdonough, Lou Diamond Phillips, Carl Weathers, Joe Manganiello, Shanna Moakler, Golnesa Gharachedaghi, Poker Pros Jennifer Tilly, Maria Ho, Jamie Gold, Jason Sommerville, Tiffany Michelle & more.
Proceeds from this event benefit officers & their immediate family members, who have experienced unforeseen catastrophic circumstances, including death, illness & injury. The Memorial Foundation is the cornerstone of the LAPD employee wellness program & has raised over $14.5 million without any direct taxpayer money.
The world's largest online poker company, PokerStars continues to show their care for charitable causes worldwide & has generously donated the Grand Prize for the Poker Tournament - A seat in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. The world-famous PokerStars Caribbean Adventure takes place at the spectacular Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas & is one of the biggest & most prestigious poker events in the world.
Additional Sponsors include Cellupedic, Latin Escapes, 3DCheeze, Stella Artois, Hard Rock Café HW, Big Man Bakes, LAPCU, Police Relief Association, Revolver & Athletic Club, Galpin Ford, Milken Family Foundation, Lewis Marenstein Wicke Sherman & Lee,LLP & Aqua Expeditions who have donated a journey by luxury cruise down the Amazon River exploring the many highlights of the Amazon jungle.
Celebrity supporters include Elton John, Jack Nicholson, Paula Abdul, Wayne Gretsky, Joe Pesci, Sugar Ray Leonard, George Lopez, Donald Trump, Kelsey Grammer, Jerry West, Eddie Van Halen, Samuel L. Jackson, Craig T. Nelson, James Woods, Richard Dreyfuss, Dennis Franz, Chris O'Donnell, Mark Wahlberg and Luke Wilson.
Patrons may purchase tickets to attend the star-studded party or to sit side by side with their favorite celebrities in an exciting poker tournament.
SOURCE Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation