A host of celebrities were spotted at the Hollywood and Highland Complex last week for the 24 Marathon Challenge Kick-Off Event benefiting My Hope for Children.
The event saw 100 “24” fans into a custom-made home theater to take part in in an attempt to break the World Record. The fans watched back to-back episodes of Jack Bauer in an attempt to win a $10,000 cash prize and bragging rights as a Guinness World Record holder. The current Guinness World Record for Longest Time to Continuously Watch Television is Efraïm van Oeveren of the Netherlands, who watched TV continuously for 86 hours. The complete 24 marathon will take over 150 hours!
Celebrities included Lou Diamond Phillips, 24 series mastermind John Cassar, Carlos Bernard, Gregory Itzen, Jareb Dauplaise, Necar Zadegan, Tiffany Hines, Lauren Storm, Natalie Getz, Nazneen Contractor, Aubrey Fisher, Carlo Rota, Chaz Fatar, Edin Gali, Jayson Blair, Jensen Reed, Ali Costello, Sonia Rockwell, Travis Ellenberger, Ash Adams, Grant Harvey and Ann Merin.
My Hope for Children is an organization committed to transforming the lives of poor and less fortunate children by providing medical assistance and promoting wellness through fundraising and working with like-minded organizations who share a similar vision and mission. Their goal is to raise awareness and generate the necessary funds to provide grants to qualified organizations that aim to provide our children with medical assistance and who will conduct healthcare education.
My Hope for Children Foundation is a resource for institutions worldwide that are willing to combat a fundamental challenge facing our children. Primary, they work by accepting financial generosity from individuals and organizations and by maximizing the effectiveness of every dollar contributed to the foundation by providing grants to aid eligible organizations to increase their efficiency, effectiveness and reach.
Find out more here.
Watch a video from the event here.