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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Noche de Niños The Walt Disney Company, Heidi Klum and Pau Gasol in his native city of Barcelona were honored at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala: and gave a $25,000 check Noche de Niños, an event that raises millions for critical from the NBA Cares Foundhospital needs. The event also celebrated hospital heroes ation. He observes spinal surwho have the “Courage to Care.” Eleven year-old, Dustin geries and starred in the hospital’s interactive game Meraz hoped to make a difference for seriously ill children. “Where’s Pau Now?” showing A terminal cancer patient, Dustin’s last wish was to inspire new healing spaces in the grown-ups to care about kids in need. His story inspired Anderson Pavilion. “Dancing the biennial Noche de Niños red carpet gala. About 1,000 With The Stars” Tom Bergeron celebrities, prominent philanthropists, business leaders and was Master of Ceremonies; local dignitaries gathered at The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE, former NBA player/head coach which was transformed into an enchanted forest supported Phil Jackson, actress/author by AEG and presented by The Walt Disney Company, Delta, Costco Wholesale, Alyce and Warren "Spud" Williamson, Jamie Lee Curtis, and actress/ Dayle and Ken Roath and The Estate of Cameron Glidewel. philanthropist Melanie Griffith, “We are deeply appreciative of our steadfast relationship were presenters. The Grammywith The Walt Disney Company, Heidi Klum, and Pau Gasol. nominated and Billboard chartIt is our privilege to honor them at Noche de Niños and hightopping band Five for Fighting light the incredible work they do. Their continued compasprovided entertainment and sion and support has made a truly positive impact in the celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck lives of countless patients and families,” said Richard prepared the exquisite dinner. Cordova, FACHE, president and CEO of Children’s www.CHLA.org. l Hospital Los Angeles. For 30 years, The Walt Disney Company has dediRegan Owens, Eileen Garrido, Javier Arreola, Heidi Klum, Max Page, Els Page cated time and talent to the Hospital helping children and their families. Disney VoluntEARS comfort and entertain patients and the Disney TriTeam has raised over $1.3 million to benefit the pediatric cancer research program. Disney Imagineers also used their creative skills to design the hospital’s main lobby. A mom of four, Heidi Klum is a passionate advocate of the hospital’s mission, serving as Celebrity Ambassador for Turn on the Lights! 5k Walk for kids celebrating and raising funds for the opening of the Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion, one of numerous Pau Gasol, Mary Hart events she has supported. Nicole Brown, Dustin Brown A pre-med student before his championship basketball career, Pau frequently visits the Hospital supporting children, parents and facilitated a donation of new technology to the pharmacy from Grifols (a company based Phil Jackson, Javier Arreola, Pau Gasol

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