Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to host 12th annual 'Mattel Party on the Pier'

Media Contact

Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
WHAT:
The 12th 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. on Sunday, Oct. 16 
 
WHERE:       
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
 
PHOTO | INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
In addition to hospital staff and pediatric patients and their families, the following celebrities are scheduled to appear: 
 
• Allisyn Ashley Arm, Doug Brochu ("So Random")
• Dan Benson ("Wizards of Waverly Place," "The Rig")
• Daphne Blunt (Radio Disney's "My Dream")
• Chris Brochu, Adam Hicks ("Lemonade Mouth")
• Kelsey Chow, Ryan Ochoa ("Pair of Kings")
• Davis Cleveland, Kenton Duty, Adam Irigoyen, Caroline Sunshine ("Shake It Up")
• Zach Cumer ("iCarly," "Smokin'Aces")
• G. Hannelius ("Mike's Super Short Show")
• Sammi Hanratty ("Suite Life of Zack and Cody," "The Greening of Whitney Brown")
• Olivia Holt, Dylan Riley Snyder ("Kickin' It")
• Skai Jackson, Peyton List ("Jessie")
• Carlon Jeffery, Sierra McCormick, Aedin Mincks, Stefanie Scott, Jake Short ("A.N.T. Farm")
• Dominic Scott Kay ("Pirates of the Caribbean," "Snow Buddies," "Charlotte's Web")
• Hayley Kiyoko ("Lemonade Mouth")
• Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez ("Austin and Ally")
• Ryan Newman ("Zeke and Luther")
• Nick Robinson ("Melissa and Joey," "Frenemies")
• Julianna Rose ("Glee, the 3D Concert Movie," "Crazy Stupid Love," "American Girl)
• Sgt. Slaughter (World Wrestling Entertainment)
 
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. Proceeds from last year's event provided direct support for important initiatives, such as our pediatric stem-cell and gene therapy programs; our inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) program; and our Chase Child Life Program.
 
Mattel is the event's title sponsor. Additional major sponsors include Duracell, the John W. Carson Foundation, Beth and Neal Cutler, the Littman Family, the Milken Family Foundation, Richard and Ellen Sandler, the Thomas Spiegel Family Foundation, Liz and Evan Greenspan, Ed and Rosie Rosen, the Schaeffer Family Foundation, the Ray and Janet Scherr Foundation, Nadya K. Scott, Mace Siegel, the Hot Wheels Cycling Team, the UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the UCLA Department of Surgery, Feet First Eventertainment, and L.A. Parent magazine.
 
MEDIA CONTACT:
Amy Albin, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, [email protected]
310-794-8672 (office) | 310-597-5765 (cell) 
 
PARKING:
Email media contact to confirm attendance and parking. Media credentials are required.
Media Contact:
Amy Albin
(310) 794-8672
[email protected]