Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to host 11th annual 'Mattel Party on the Pier'

Media Contact

Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
WHAT:
The 11th annual "Mattel Party on the Pier" is a fun-filled family fundraising event held at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier to benefit UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. Guests will enjoy a full day of amusement park rides, a silent auction, arts and crafts, and carnival games stocked with prizes donated by Mattel and manned by stars from some of today's hottest kids' television shows. Attendees will include hospital supporters, medical staff, pediatric patients and their families, and celebrities. 
 
WHEN:
11 a.m.–3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17
 
WHERE:       
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
 
PHOTO | INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
In addition to hospital staff, pediatric patients and their families, the following celebrities are scheduled to appear:
  • Allisyn Ashley Arm and Doug Brochu ("Sonny With a Chance")
  • Zendaya Coleman, Kenton Duty, Roshon Fegan, Adam Irigoyen, Stefanie Scott, Caroline Sunshine and Bella Thorne ("Shake It Up!")
  • Dan Benson and Gregg Sulkin ("Wizards of Waverly Place")
  • Jason Dolley, Bridgit Mendler and Bradley Steven Perry ("Good Luck Charlie")
  • Hutch Dano, Adam Hicks and Ryan Newman ("Zeke and Luther)
  • Daphne Blunt ("My Dream")
  • Chris Brochu ("Lemonade Mouth")
  • Zach Cumer ("iCarly," "Smokin' Aces")
  • Rachel G. Fox ("Desperate Housewives")
  • Jadin Gould ("Dexter," "iCarly")
  • Christopher Massey ("Zoey 101")
  • Kyle Massey, ("Corey in the House," "That's So Raven")
  • Ryan Ochoa ("Pair of Kings," "iCarly")
  • Anna Maria Perez de Taglé ("Camp Rock," "Camp Rock 2")
  • Sgt. Slaughter (World Wrestling Entertainment)
  • Elizabeth Stanton ("Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World")
  • Dan Povenmire (creator of "Phineas and Ferb")
BACKGROUND:
The "Mattel Party on the Pier" is the signature fundraiser for UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, selling out each year with some 1,400 attendees. The event generates funding for the hospital, allowing it to launch innovative projects and meet its most urgent needs. Recent funds have been used to support such critical efforts as the Pediatric Epilepsy Program, the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program and the Division of Pediatric Hematology–Oncology's Gene Therapy Program.
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Amy Albin, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, [email protected]
310-794-8672 (office) | 310-597-5765 (cell)
 
PARKING:
E-mail media contact to confirm attendance and parking. Media credentials are required.
Media Contact:
Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
[email protected]