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Kevin Nealon, Jordan Farmar, Walter Perez, Cristian de la Fuente and Other Celebrities Participated in Beach Volleyball Match for Children With Cancer

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2009, PADRES Contra El Cancer (PADRES), a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families, hosted the Spike for HOPE! Celebrity Volleyball match as part of the 2009 AVP CROCS SLAM BUD LIGHT HERMOSA BEACH OPEN PRESENTED BY VIRGIN AMERICA.


In 2009, AVP named PADRES its Charity Partner for their 2009 AVP CROCS SLAM BUD LIGHT HERMOSA BEACH OPEN PRESENTED BY VIRGIN AMERICA. Through the partnership, AVP and its sponsors committed to a fundraising effort throughout the duration of the 2009 tour to help raise awareness about childhood cancer within the beach community and also to raise funds for PADRES program and services. To date the AVP relationship has raised approximately $20,000.00.

Taking the sand were AVP Players Priscilla Lima, Tatiana Minello, and Nancy Mason. Notable and formidable celebrity players included L.A. Lakers basketball star JORDAN FARMAR, KEVIN NEALON of Showtime's hit series Weeds, CRISTIAN DE LA FUENTE, WALTER PEREZ of the upcoming new release of the Fame remake, JENN BROWN of Showtime's Inside the NFL, CAMILLA BELLE, SCOTT ELROD, along with Days of our Lives cast members GALEN GERING, MARK HAPKA, JAMES HYDE, CASEY DEIDRICK, ALISON SWEENEY, TAYLOR SPREITLER, AND MOLLEY BURNET. Other players included JAY JOHNSON, JOSH HENDERSON, MICHAEL B. JORDAN, RYAN ROTTMAN, ROBERT ADAMSON, YANCEY ARIAS, ADRIAN BELLANI, AND ANGELICA CASTRO.

"The smiles of both seven year old cancer patient Joao Rodriguez and six year old Genesis Castillo expressed the success of this celebrity match. It was a perfect day. We appreciate the tremendous support of AVP and all our celebrity friends who played hard to raise awareness about childhood cancer, and how our organization PADRES is helping families win their children's battle against this terrible disease," states ELVIA BARBOA, Chief Executive Officer of PADRES.

For more recap information about PADRES' 2009 "Spike for HOPE" Celebrity Beach Volleyball Match, please contact MARIBEL DE LA TORRE (Director of Development) at 818.980.0208 extension 224 or via electronic mail at


PADRES Contra El Cancer (PADRES) is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families. PADRES programs, activities and services, while primarily oriented to the Latino community, serve childhood cancer patients from ALL races and ethnic origins. No family is turned away. With over 23 years of service, PADRES brings together children, families, healthcare professionals and the community to promote a comprehensive understanding of pediatric cancer and other blood disorders as well as effective methods for treatment. Please join our national spokespeople Eva Longoria Parker and Fernando del Rincon in the fight against childhood cancer. To learn more about PADRES, visit

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