More stars have been added to the 6th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Celebrity Night, taking place in September.

The 6th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Celebrity Night brings together celebrities, friends and members of the entertainment industry for a night of fun, fame and philanthropy benefitting the new The Ed Asner Family Center, dedicated to helping differently “abled” individuals with special needs nurture and cultivate self-confidence and to embrace and support their families. More than 300 guests are expected to attend.

Hosted by Ed Asner, stars such as Noah Wyle, Kate Linder, celebrity:Eric Roberts} and Jason Alexander have been added to the list of stars attending.

In addition to the Celebrity Poker Tournament, guests will enjoy a dinner buffet, cocktails, silent auction and opportunity drawings. Poker prizes will be awarded for the top three winners. Non-poker players can also join in to watch the poker tournament, enjoy the buffet, cocktails, and participate in the Silent/Live Auctions.

Now in its sixth year, the poker tournament is expecting to raise over $100,000. The Ed Asner Family Center is a nonprofit co-founded by the Asner family whose mission is to help those with special needs and their families seeking wholeness in all facets of life. The Ed Asner Family Center not only caters to the needs of the special individual, but aims to embrace the complete family, helping them meet the challenges they face with grace and support. The Center offers arts and career advancement programs after school and on the weekends as well as counseling and mindfulness classes. The Los Angeles based The Ed Asner Family Center is the first of many branches nationwide. In the past, the Ed Asner Poker Tournament has raised much needed funds for charitable organizations such as Autism Speaks and The Autism Society of America.

WHEN:
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th | 5:00 PM – MIDNIGHT

WHERE:
PLAYA STUDIOS
11260 Playa Ct., Culver City, CA

Find out more here.

comments powered by Disqus

Latest news

Ed Asner Celebrates 89th Birthday With Sold Out Benefit for Families Affected by Autism and Special Needs

Ed Asner Celebrates 89th Birthday With Sold Out Benefit for Families Affected by Autism and Special Needs Nov 19, 2018

Ed Asner celebrated his 89th birthday with a benefit to help the autistic and special needs communities, fulfilling his passionate commitment. More
More news