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A Time for Heroes

| June 10, 2013 | Parties

Celebrities joined families and supporters from across the country for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation’s 24th annual “A Time for Heroes” event. “A Time for Heroes” was a family celebration jam-packed with celebrities, live entertainment, music, and a host of activities for children and teens. This year’s activities included a skateboard demo area, 4-way trampoline, micro-race track, sports zone, photo booth, and creative arts and crafts.

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, Actors Tamera Mowry-Housley, Tahj Mowry and Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Actress Jessica Szohr (The Internship, Gossip Girl), Singers Aly and AJ Michalka, Actress Beth Littleford, and Fitness expert Richard Simmons were among the celebrities who participated in the day's activities.

Interscope Recording Artist Jessica Sanchez, Singer/Songwriter and HIV activist Jamar Rogers and roots-rock children’s band Jambo performed at the event.

This year’s event raised over $600,000 and monies are continuing to come in. Since its inception, EGPAF’s “A Time for Heroes” event has raised more than $34 million to prevent new HIV infections in babies, provide lifesaving treatments to HIV-positive mothers, and support pediatric AIDS research.

A Time for Heroes was supported by The Walt Disney Company as Angel sponsor, Willow Bay and Bob Iger as Co-Chairs, and Jewelers for Children as Benefactor. In addition, the event was supported by numerous Los Angeles philanthropists and notables of the entertainment industry including Patrons Katie McGrath and JJ Abrams and the McGrath Abrams Family Foundation; John and Tamara Brown; Jim and Debbie Burrows; John W. Carson Foundation; CBS; Mary Beth and Russ Hagey; Edward D. and Anna Mitchell Family Foundation; Ann and Jerry Moss with additional support from Sponsors Jeff Burch, Carol and Becky Burch; Mollie, Hayden, Jordan and Jackson Dunn; David and Marianna Fisher; NBA/WNBA; Laurie and Peter S. Waldstein, M.D. and Friends Debbie and Mark Attanasio; The Brotman Foundation of California; and The Coca-Cola Company.

Photography by Jason Kempin



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