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November 27, 2011

Posted by S.E.M.G. in Alicias House Food Pantry, Cancer, Celebrity, Chicago Cubs, Children's Hospital, Children's Hospitals, CHOC, Juan Hernandez, Look To The Stars, Milt Pappas, NBC's The Talk, Reading, Reading Writing It's Exciting, Santas Gift, Scott L. Schwartz, Toys For Tots, WGN.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9/29/11

Juan & Stella Hernandez, Milt Pappas and Scott L. Schwartz help raise over $50,000 to benefit Alicia’s House Food Pantry…

September 29, 11 (Chicago, IL) Alicia’s House Food Pantry closed out their week of celebrity charity events with donations totaling over fifty thousand dollars to help feed the needy. The week of fundraising started out with Actor/Director/Humanitarian Scott L. Schwartz returning to WGN for an interview, making a first time appearance on NBC’s “The Talk” and visiting the South Chicago Heights Fire Department in Steger, IL. Later in the week Milt Pappas (Legendary All Star Chicago Cubs Pitcher) joined Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes and Scott L. Schwartz at Rasberry’s Pancake House for “Tip A Star” and Aurelio’s Pizza. The week of charity events ended at Lincolnshire Country Club for a day of golfing with the stars, dinner and silent auction. Some of the silent auction items included: Michael Jordan autographed picture ($500), Mickey Mantle autographed baseball ($800), Derek Jeter autographed picture ($500), Michelle Monroe handbag ($450). Other celebrity supporters included: Yoko Ono, The Chicago Cubs, White Sox, Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears. Top sponsors included: Goldie’s Auto Body (Mechanical & Towing) in Beecher, Aurelio’s Pizza (Crete), Desiderio Landscaping, Enterprise, Quality Inn (Bradley), Country Financial (Steger), Thrivent Financial for Lutheran and Winpak Portion Packaging.

Alicia’s House Food Pantry celebrity event supporters included: Milt Pappas (Legendary All Star Chicago Cubs Pitcher), Scott L. Schwartz (Actor/Director/Producer -most recognized as “Bruiser” of Ocean’s 11, 12, 13, as well as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fun With Dick and Jane.), “Mr. Karate” Juan Hernandez (5 time National Karate Champion), Kevin “The Butcher” Hughes (Pro wrestling Superstar), The Golden Boy Paul Christy (Pro Wrestling Legend), Bunny Love (Pro Female Wrestler & Valet), Lee Roupas (National Bodybuilding Champion) and Jeff Renzetti (Former radio personality from the Mancow Show known as “Turd”).

In 2010 Alicia’s House fed 4403 families, 15,401 people, and distributed 150,358 pounds of food. They were able to do this because of the celebrities, local businesses and individuals that supported their annual event. This year with the economy the way it is Juan & Stella Hernandez of Alicia’s House have noticed an increase of over 48% in the amount of individuals they are now helping. Alicia’s House is completely supported by donations from individuals, businesses, and the various fundraisers. All of the money raised will go to feed the hungry and support the pantry. Alicia’s House Food Pantry is 100% Non-profit.

For more information please visit: www.AliciasHouseFoodPantry.wordpress.com.

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September 22, 2011

Posted by S.E.M.G. in Alicias House Food Pantry, Cancer, Celebrity, Children's Hospital, Children's Hospitals, NBC's The Talk, Reading Writing It's Exciting, Santas Gift, Scott L. Schwartz, Toys For Tots, WGN.
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Scott L. Schwartz returns to Chicago to benefit Alicia’s House Food Pantry…

September 7, 2011 (Chicago, IL) This month Actor/Producer/Director Scott L. Schwartz will return to Chicago, IL to show his support for Alicia’s House Food Pantry (www.AliciasHouseFoodPantry.wordpress.com) for a week of fundraising events. Last year Scott helped Alicia’s House Food Pantry raise over $40,000. While Scott is in town he plans to visit the children at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Lutheran General Hospital again. Scott is a essential part of the fundraising for Alicia’s House Food Pantry and will start the week of fundraising with “Tip A Star” (celebrities serving for tips) at Rasberry’s Pancake House (3145 Chicago Rd., Steger, IL 60475) from 10am – 12:30pm on Wednesday September 14, 2011, Aurelio’s Pizza (1372 Main St., Crete, IL 60417) on Thursday September 15, 2011 from 5pm-8pm, and the most popular on the agenda is the Celebrity Golf Outing on Saturday September 17, 2011 at Lincolnshire Country Club (390 East Richton Rd., Crete, IL), followed by dinner with the stars and a huge silent auction.

Scott L. Schwartz is widely known as the “Ultimate Bad Guy” from his acting career including: Ocean’s 11, 12 & 13, Starsky & Hutch, Spiderman, Fun With Dick And Jane, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Star Trek Voyager, among other feature films. But this “The Ultimate Nice Guy” has been visiting children’s hospitals worldwide for the past 12 years after losing his sister to lung cancer in 1998. He realizes the value and impact of making a lasting impression on children with cancer and how important it is to make each child feel special. Scott enjoys visiting pediatric hospitals and bringing what joy he can into the lives of every child he visits. They are always smiling during his visits and usually begging him to return soon.

This year Scott joined the board of “Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting”. RWE is a nonprofit literacy program designed to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children. For more information please visit: http://www.rweprogram.org.

The Scott L. Schwartz Children’s Foundation is making a difference in the lives of each child in need by continuing to visit hospitals worldwide, helping Santa’s Gift, RWE, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Toys For Tots Foundation of Seal Beach.
Recent press: http://www.looktothestars.org/news/6516-ultimate-bad-guy-does-good-for-sick-children

Links:
http://www.scottlschwartzchildrensfoundation.wordpress.com
http://www.UltimateBadGuy.wordpress.com
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0777435/

For Press/Media/Booking:
Extreme Public Relations
Email: mistyepr@gmail.com
Direct: (323) 570-1328

For Press/Media/Booking:
Extreme Public Relations
Email: mistyepr@gmail.com
Direct: (323) 570-1328