Maya Rudolph co-hosts Children’s Hospital Los Angeles fundraiser

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles launched its annual Make March Matter campaign in early March, teaming up with entertainment celebrities to raise money for the Los Angeles hospital.

The campaign has always benefited from star power to help raise money for the hospital – Oscar winner Jamie Lee Curtis launched last year’s campaign – and this year is no different, with actress Maya Rudolph partners with high-end jeweler Irene Neuwirth to support CHLA’s campaign. month-long fundraising campaign.

“I was really honored,” Rudolph said The Hollywood Reporter for being invited to get involved.

The annual campaign aims to raise $1 million during the month of March by partnering with local businesses around Los Angeles. Each business chooses how they contribute, with some selling special items dedicated to supporting CHLA and others donating a portion of their overall sales for the month.

The Emmy winner Saturday Night Live alumnus co-hosted an event with Neuwirth at the jeweler’s Los Angeles boutique on March 5, raising funds through a private shopping experience. “Maya was every bit as engaging as one would expect,” said CHLA Development Director Alexandra Carter. “She helped customers. She spoke to everyone. She was a wonderful co-host.

Rudolph praised the hospital’s fundraising efforts, reiterating that the campaign involves “everyone” through purchases large and small. “It seems like such a positive force to be involved in,” she said.

Maya Rudolph and Irene Neuwirth

Photography Keats Elliott

Carter also stressed the importance of having “well-known advocates who…

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