Starlight Children’s Foundation to Host Actor Robbie Amell at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital for the Holiday-Gift Deliveries
WHAT: Actor Robbie Amell will be visiting hospitalized children at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital with Starlight Children’s Foundation.
In time for the holiday season, Amell will be distributing brand-new Nintendo Switch units to hospitalized kids, donated by Nintendo of America– Starlight’s partner for 27 years.
Starlight is a nonprofit organization that delivers happiness to seriously ill children and their families through groundbreaking programs like Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wear and Starlight Gaming.
WHY: To deliver happiness to seriously ill children during Starlight’s end-of-the-year holiday campaign: #GiveHappiness.
WHEN: 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 12, 2019
WHERE: UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
PARKING: Satellite Vans: News media vans that are too large for the parking structures (satellite vans) should park on northbound Gayley south of Charles E. Young where the yellow loading curb is. If that area is full, we suggest northbound Westwood, just south of the Structure 9 western entrance at the cutout (across from UCPD). Once that area is full, please park on the northbound Westwood Plaza, adjacent to Doris Stein Eye Research Institute.
Personal Vehicles: Personal Vehicles will be given a free valet-parking pass. You must confirm with media relations ahead of time to get the free valet pass.
About Starlight Children’s Foundation:
Starlight Children’s Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that delivers happiness to seriously ill children and their families. Since 1982, Starlight programs have brought smiles to hospitalized kids by helping them heal faster. With your help, more kids and families can enjoy Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wear, Starlight Gaming, and other Starlight programs that deliver happiness at a children’s hospital or health care facility near you. Help us deliver happiness at starlight.org.
About UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital:
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital cares for the physical and emotional well-being of children, from newborns to young adults. With a dedicated entrance from Gayley Avenue, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital is located on the third and fifth floors of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. UCLA’s facilities are designed to serve the most critically ill children with sophisticated, compassionate care in an environment that is both welcoming and healing to children and their families. In 1998, Mattel Children’s Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Mattel, Inc., pledged $25 million toward construction of the hospital.
In 2017, Mattel, Inc. made a $50-million gift to The UCLA Foundation to benefit children’s health. With Mattel’s support, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital will expand pediatric services locally; broaden its global presence to enhance and improve the health of children worldwide; and promote the global sharing of UCLA Health’s best practices and research.