Media Call - Celebrities to Distribute Food to Hungry Children

*** MEDIA CALL***

News & Photo Tip Sheet for 11AM, Wednesday, 2/9/2000

Celebrities to Distribute Food to Hungry Children

WHO: Celebrities expected: Jermaine Jackson, Laurie Holden (X-Files), Len Lesser (Seinfeld), Bobbie Eakes (Bold & Beautiful) Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers), Lisa Canning (Destination Stardom) and more, will be distributing food and supplies to approximately 1600 predetermined families in need. Larry Jones, President of Feed The Children will coordinate the event.

WHAT: In conjunction with Los Angeles' First A.M.E. Church feeding program, hunger relief organization Feed The Children will distribute 4 semi-tractor trailer loads of food.

Feed The Children is a nonprofit, charitable organization providing physical, economic and medical assistance and other necessary aid to children and families in need in the United States and internationally. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Feed The Children has provided assistance to 50 states and 75 foreign countries. Last year over 80% of Feed The Children's assistance went to domestic recipients.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 9th, 11:00 AM; Press Conference 11:30 AM

WHERE: F.A.M.E. Church -- 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, 90018

Over 37% of California's children under the age of 12 are hungry or at risk of hunger. With the help of thousands of individuals and dozens of celebrities, Feed The Children raised almost $300 million last year alone. For more details, please log on to www.FeedTheChildren.org.

NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT NOTIFY THE PUBLIC!!! Needy families in the area have already been notified and have received tickets.