It always feels good to support a great cause. My goal is to leave them smiling, enjoying and just having a great prom. – Jack Black
GLENDALE, Calif. (PRWEB)
January 10, 2018
When: Sunday, January 14, 2018 is 6pm – 11pm
Where: Glendale Hilton Ballroom, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glendale, CA 91202
What: Renal Support Network’s 19th Annual Renal Teen prom. The prom is instrumental in helping young people who have kidney disease get to know each other, support each other and make an empowered transition to young adulthood in-spite of their chronic illness. Themed “Calypso,” the memorable event will feature colorful décor, dancing, renal friendly food, photo booth and celebrity appearances. Jack Black of the recent hit movie Jumanji is a devoted champion of children’s causes and has been a frequent supporter of the Renal Teen prom.
“It always feels good to support a great cause. My goal is to leave them smiling, enjoying and just having a great prom.” – Jack Black
Why: The Renal Teen Prom is inspired by Lori Hartwell, RSN’s President and Founder, who missed her own prom due to being on dialysis form age 12-24 and missing many school activities. She didn’t want other teens to miss this coming of age event and have the opportunity to meet and get to know each other. The prom brings these young people together to share their experiences, strengths, and hopes. It gives them something to look forward to, lets them feel special for a night and forget about all the difficult things they have to go through. They discover that they are not alone and that ‘one friend really can make a difference’.
“This is always a fantastic night for these kids and for RSN. I’m fortunate to have had the opportunity…