Legendary actor & philanthropist William Shatner will disburse $375,000 to the charitable organizations that benefit from the annual event.
STUDIO CITY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- William Shatner, one of America's most versatile stars and philanthropists formally announced today that he and John Sotoodeh, Wells Fargo LA Metro/Orange County Regional Bank President, will host a gifting ceremony and media breakfast to distribute grants to the charities supported by the annual Priceline.comHollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo. The Hollywood Charity Horse Show is in its 23rd year.
The event will begin at 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 16th at Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani's Firenze Osteria, 4212 Lankershim Blvd. in Toluca Lake, CA.
Proceeds from the Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo benefit special-needs children across the City of Los Angeles through local charities including: AHEAD With Horses, Camp Max Straus, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Hollenbeck Police Activities League (PAL), St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, The Painted Turtle and others.
"Over the last 22 years, we have helped thousands of young Angelinos thanks to the support we receive from our generous sponsors and attendees," commented William Shatner. "We are so happy to award the funds raised at the 2012 event to these special-needs organizations."
Media is invited to attend. Please contact us for credentials.
WHO: William Shatner, CEO Hollywood Charity Horse Show Charities,
Mr. John Sotoodeh, Wells Fargo LA Metro/Orange County Regional Bank President.
WHAT: Gifting Ceremony /Press Event for Priceline.comHollywood Charity Horse Show, Sponsored by Wells Fargo.
WHEN: 8:00 A.M., Wednesday, January 16, 2013
WHERE: Firenze Osteria, 4212 Lankershim Blvd., Toluca Lake, CA 91602
About Hollywood Charity Horse Show:
Hollywood Charity Horse Show, headed by William & Elizabeth Shatner, is in its 23rd year raising funds for organizations in Los Angeles, California for children's health care and other programs.
About Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE : WFC ) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco. Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through over 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs and the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com).
SOURCE Wells Fargo & Company