On Sunday, December 9, AEG's Season of Giving hosted PADRES Contra El Cáncer Bone Marrow Drive at L.A. LIVE. PADRES, an organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families conducted a bone marrow drive at L.A. LIVE to try and help find a match for a child in need. American Idol
's Season 10 finalist Stefano Langon
e participated in the festivities and registered to donate. Check out photos from the event below!
PADRES Contra El Cáncer (PADRES) is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families. PADRES programs, and services, while primarily designed for the Latino community, serve childhood cancer patients from ALL ethnic and economic backgrounds, so that no family is ever turned away. Celebrating 27 years of service, PADRES brings together children, families, healthcare professionals and community leaders to promote a comprehensive understanding of childhood cancer and other blood disorders as well as effective methods for treatment. Since 2005, actress Eva Longoria has served as the organization's National Spokesperson. To learn more about PADRES, visit www.IAmHOPE.org, www.facebook.com/IAmHOPE.org or twitter.com/IAmHOPE.
AEG's Season of Giving is an initiative designed to raise funds and generate awareness in support of non-profit organizations working on issues of hunger, homelessness and healthcare. During the month of December, a different non-profit organization will be highlighted during a brief program at the Los Angeles Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. LIVE.
Photo Credit: Joe Kohen/Invision for AEG/ AP Images
Stefano Langone and the PADRES mascot
Stefano Langone at L.A. LIVE
10-year-old cancer survivor Leslie Maldonado and Stefano Langone