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Padres Contra el Cáncer Hosts Annual Halloween Boo-nanza for Children with Cancer and Their Families


Over a hundred children with cancer and their families are expected to attend PADRES Contra El Cancer's Annual Halloween Party. Held at the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, this free event will feature a haunted house, a magician, food, arts and crafts, and face painting.

"Every year, PADRES hosts its Halloween Party for our kids and their families," said Elvia Barboa, CEO of PADRES. "It's a fun-filled night that lets our kids be kids and gives our families a safe environment to enjoy the festivities."


Daytime drama actor Adrian Bellani, the Los Angeles Avengers' A-Team Dancers and Tony the Tiger will be on hand to interact with the children and share in the festivities with their families.


Saturday, October 28, 2006


The Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House
4560 Fountain Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

About Padres

PADRES Contra El Cáncer is a non-profit 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. Celebrating over 20 years of service, PADRES brings together children, families, healthcare professionals and community leaders to promote a comprehensive understanding of childhood cancer and other blood disorders as well as effective methods for treatment. Since March 2005, actress Eva Longoria Parker has served as the organization's National Spokesperson. To learn more about PADRES, visit


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