Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, in partnership with Azteca America, will host a six-hour "Salv?® Un AngelitoÔÇª?íTe Toca!" live television fundraising event on Nov. 14th starting at 2 p.m. PST/5 p.m. EST at the Ricardo Montalban Theater, 1615 Vine St., Los Angeles, Calif. Celebrities, including Children's Miracle Network Hospitals co-founder Marie Osmond, and Azteca America's talent will encourage Latinos to support the "Salv?® Un AngelitoÔÇª?íTe Toca!" campaign featuring patients, families and doctors from Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. Other celebrities expected to participate are Ana Barbara, Chiquis Rivera, Veronica Del Castillo, Yahir and Tania Rincon and Azteca America's top on-air personalities.
The community is invited to attend the live telecast as members of the audience to watch celebrities and special guests perform during this one-night event to support this great cause. Admission is free while seats are available. All funds raised during the televised campaign will be distributed to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in supporters' communities, where they will be used to fund treatments, purchase specialized equipment and provide charitable care.
"We hope everyone will tune in on Saturday, November 14th to help us raise much needed funds so our network hospitals can continue to ensure sick and injured kids receive the care they deserve," said John Lauck, President and CEO of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. "We are grateful to those who are showcasing their talents on this night ÔÇô for the kids."
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals partnered with Azteca America to encourage Latinos to support the "Salv?® Un AngelitoÔÇª?íTe Toca!" (I saved a little angel, now it's your turn) fundraising campaign to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. The 90 day campaign began on Aug. 24, presenting 60 individual stories of pediatric patients treated at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals told through 5- to 7-minute segments which aired daily during Azteca's national newscast Hechos Nacional Tarde. The campaign will culminate on Nov. 14 with the televised live six-hour event.
"It has been an honor for Azteca America to serve as the media partner for this
important event and share the incredible stories of these courageous children and their
families with our audience over the past three months," said Manuel Abud, president
and CEO, Azteca America. "The commitment, dedication and mission of the Children's
Miracle Network Hospitals is unparalleled and it is vital that our community continue to
support their efforts on this special night and beyond."