Monday, December 8, 2014

Walk for Kids Growth, LA 2014 Raises Over $45,000 to Help Kids with Growth Disorders

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism together with the Human Growth Foundation hosted its 2nd annual Walk for Kids Growth community event on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Griffith Park, in Los Angeles. The event raised over $45,000.

Walk for Kids Growth annual event increases awareness of childhood growth disorders, early diagnosis and treatment, and raises funds for research, education, patient support and advocacy. 

The fun-filled Walk for Kids Growth was co-hosted by award-winning TV/film actor/comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence ("GLEE," "Chuck," “Heroes”) and KCAA Radio host Dr. Tony O'Donnell. 

Live entertainment was provided by pop sensation Mandy Rain, all girl teen pop stars Urban Xtreme, and rising star Veronica Powers. 

Walk for Kids Growth participants enjoyed a 3-mile, scenic fun walk, met characters from Star Wars, and get a chance to meet some of Hollywood’s brightest stars at the celebrity meet and greet arena. The fun-filled, community event also featured display booths, refreshments, and giveaways.

Walk for Kids Growth, LA 2014 Sponsors, include:

Novo Nordisk
EMD Serono
Eli Lilly and Company
Hudson Audio Works
Kangen Water®
Brentwood Wilshire Chiropractic Center
Dexa Percy 
NPS Pharmaceuticals
WCCT Global
CVS Caremark
Tour Vision 

For more information about Walk for KIds Growth, visit

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