LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Orthopaedic Institute for Children™ (OIC) is pleased to announce Alyssa Milano as its 2017 Stand for Kids Humanitarian Award recipient. As an actor, producer, designer, activist, humanitarian and mother, Milano is best known for her roles in “Charmed,” “Melrose Place” and “Who’s the Boss?”
Saturday, June 10, will mark the second year that OIC has returned to the Stand for Kids Annual Gala. This year’s event promises to be even more extraordinary – an evening of elegance and glamour that will capture the excitement of old Hollywood with this year’s Venetian Bohemian Chic theme.
Leading the evening’s charge will be Master of Ceremonies, Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Max Greenfield, who can be seen in the critically acclaimed comedy “Hello My Name is Doris” with Sally Field and heard as the voice of “Roger” in the animated comedy “Ice Age: Collision Course.”
Singer, actor and poet Kathryn Gallagher will once again grace OIC’s Annual Gala stage. Performing her original music, Gallagher was a huge success at the OIC’s Stand for Kids 2016 Annual Gala.
For the first time, Australian singing sensation Toby Rand will perform his latest hits for OIC’s 2017 Annual Gala attendees.
The Band From TV, a powerhouse of well-known and acclaimed actors performing for the night, include: Greg Grunberg (“Alias”) on drums, Amanda Righetti ("The Colony") on cello, Adrian Pasdar (“Heroes”) on guitar and vocals, Scott Grimes (“American Dad”) on keyboards and vocals, Eddie Matos (“General Hospital”) on percussion, and Sarah Wayne Callies (“The Colony”) and Bob Guiney (“The Bachelor”) on vocals. Rounding out the band are accomplished musicians Chris Kelley (music director), Brad Savage (former child actor) on bass, Barry Sarna (Eagles) on keyboards, and Chris Mostert (Eagles) on sax. The successful and ever-popular Band from TV has been performing for charities since 2006.
OIC’s Stand for Kids 2017 Annual Gala Honorary Committee Members are Ty and Holly Burrell; Fred Cromer; Henri Courpron; Jonathan Davis, Jr.; Stuart and Jenny Douglas; Leonard and Rachael Feder; America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams; Heather Freedman; James Gallagher; Kathryn Gallagher; Peter Gallagher and Paula Harwood; Christopher Gorham; Hill Harper; Luigi Irauzqui; Anjelah Johnson and Manwell Reyes; Ana Ortiz and Noah Lebenzon; Anthony A. Scaduto, M.D.; Jason Silletti; Myriam Silva, M.D.; Mauricio Silva, M.D.; Tanc Sade; and Stephani Victor.
About Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC) was founded in 1911 as Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital. Focused solely on musculoskeletal conditions in children, OIC receives 60,000 patient visits each year. In alliance with UCLA Health and with the support of the OIC Foundation, OIC advances pediatric orthopaedics worldwide through outstanding patient care, medical education and research. Locations in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Westwood and Calexico treat the full spectrum of pediatric orthopaedic disorders and injuries. For more information, visit ortho-institute.org.