L.A. Laker Jordan Farmar visits kids at UCLA children's hospital

Media Contact

Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
WHAT:
Los Angeles Lakers player Jordan Farmar will host a reunion luncheon at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital for six pediatric patients and their families who participated in his Making Dreams Come True program during the 2007–08 NBA season. Farmar will also visit additional pediatric patients at their bedsides and deliver goodie bags.
 
The Making Dreams Come True program allows patients and family members to attend a Lakers game, enjoy box seats and dinner, and participate in a meet-and-greet with Farmar and other players after the game. Farmar recently established the Jordan Farmar Foundation, a nonprofit organization to support charitable programs that build values, develop character, create opportunities and promote positive attitudes, with an emphasis on youth sports programs in Southern California.
 
WHEN:
Tuesday, July 22
 
  • Noon: Farmar hosts reunion luncheon with pediatric patients and their families.
  • 1–2:30 p.m.: Farmar visits with patients at bedside, delivers goodie bags.
 
WHERE:
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif. 90095 (UCLA campus)
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Amy Albin, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, 310-794-8672
 
PARKING:
From Westwood Blvd., turn left onto Medical Plaza Drive. Oversized vans with visible news media window placards can park in the yellow loading zone in front of 100 UCLA Medical Plaza. All other vehicles should follow the ramp down to the underground parking structure at 200 Medical Plaza and obtain a parking pass at the kiosk. Passes are listed under "pediatric event."
 
Media Contact:
Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
[email protected]