(Los Angeles, CA) – The Jonathan Foundation is proud to announce actor Jacob Hopkins and musician Gerad Hopkins as celebrity youth Ambassadors for The Jonathan Foundation’s “Annual Spring Fundraiser” held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels Conference Center, 555 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 at 5:00 PM. The Foundation will honor Felix “Nighthawk” Giles, former NASCAR driver, legendary Bill Duke, actor, director and producer, and Attorney Henry Tovmassian.
Jacob Hopkins has supported the Jonathan Foundation for 14 years and is best known for the voice of Gumball Watterson in Cartoon Network’s multi-award-winning animated TV series, “The Amazing World of Gumball”. Brother Gerad is an L.A. based musician, singer, and songwriter.
L’Oréal Paris will sponsor the event this year and provide swag bags to all in attendance. Raja B. Marhaba was selected as one of the 2019 Women of Worth Honorees by L’Oréal Paris for her outstanding work with The Jonathan Foundation For Children with Learning Disabilities. “National Honoree” receives an additional $25,000 to support her cause, for a grand total of $35,000. Each Honoree will also automatically receive $10,000, along with support via national paid media, educational and training opportunities, and a large-scale platform to share her story. For more information about Women of Worth and the 2019 Honorees, visit www.WomenofWorth.com, and L’Oréal Paris on Facebook and Twitter. Join and follow the conversation by using the hashtag #WomenofWorth.
The Jonathan Foundation addresses the needs of children with Autism, educational, emotional, and behavioral challenges through referral to professionals and organizations that provide advocacy, education, assessments, and resources. This creates a collaboration between families and school districts and increases public awareness and influences I.D.E.A. Statutory Revisions.
The Jonathan Foundation has established an Assessment Scholarship Program. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards funding assessments. The Jonathan Foundation advocates for children with learning disabilities but is not limited to just learning disabilities. We also provide advocacy and resources for children with more than the following: Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, ADD/ADHD, Apraxia, Autism/Aspergers, Behavioral Disorders, Bipolar, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Disabilities, Diabetes, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Epilepsy, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, ODD (Oppositional Deviant Disorder), and Tourette’s Syndrome.
The Annual Spring Fundraiser is always a fun event, filled with dinner, entertainment, fun at-the-table games with guests winning fantastic prizes, and positive testimonies. Celebrities and Influencers lend their names and attend the event, making it a magical night.
The proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards The Jonathan Foundation’s Assessment Scholarship Program.
About The Jonathan Foundation
The Jonathan Foundation is a private non-profit 501 (c) 3, formed in 2001. Founded by Raja Marhaba, it all began when both of her sons were diagnosed with ADHD and learning disabilities. Today both of her boys Jonathan and Omar sit on the Board of The Jonathan Foundation and are actively involved. They connect with our special needs children on a level most people cannot because they lived the path these children are currently walking. Please visit our website for more information; www.