sCare Foundation’s 2nd Annual Halloween Benefit Event news - October 29, 2012

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 28: Actress Natalie Victoria arrives for sCare Foundation‘s 2nd Annual Halloween Benefit held at The Conga Room at L.A. Live on October 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The sCare Foundation (Suspense Community Allocating Relief & Empowerment) is a non-profit organization made up of suspense and horror genre luminaries working toward alleviating the hardships of poverty and homelessness facing today’s youth throughout North America. This was their 2nd Annual Event held downtown Los Angeles at the Conga Room at LA LIVE.

The sCare Foundation honored legendary actor Malcolm McDowell (Rob Zombie’s Halloween, A Clockwork Orange) with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 2nd Annual Halloween Benefit on October 28, 2012.  The evening was be held at the Conga Room at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles, and included great entertainment, a silent auction and plenty of exciting prizes.  The evening benefited the life-saving programs of the Hollywood Homeless Youth Project (http://hhyp.org/), as well as Safety Harbor Kids (http://www.safetyharborkids.org/).

“Malcolm is an amazing actor and true professional,” said sCare Foundation founder, Malek Akkad.  “He’s always been an ardent supporter and we’re excited to be able to honor him in this way. Besides being one of our greatest actors, he has always shown unwavering support to our cause, and his generosity and compassion are truly appreciated.”

The sCare Foundation was created to focus on issues affecting today’s youth – poverty and homelessness.  There are more than 1.6 million homeless youth in America, and an additional 5-7% become homeless in any given year.  Currently, youth in the United States are more likely to live in poverty than any other developed nation.  The goal of the sCare Foundation is to help alleviate some of these issues.

Founded by Malek Akkad, producer of the successful Halloween franchise, sCare Foundation (Suspense Community Allocating Relief and Empowerment Foundation) is a non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating the hardships of poverty and homelessness facing today’s youth throughout North America.  sCare Foundation’s focus will be to provide financial support to existing youth programs throughout North America, as well as arranging special sCare Foundation activities for children, such as set visits, movie screenings, celebrity meet-and-greets, and more.  In addition to working with children in need, the sCare Foundation aims to involve more young people in philanthropy and develop their passions and skills to give back to their own communities.  Honorary board members include filmmakers John Carpenter and James Wan.  sCare wholeheartedly believes that the suspense genre demographic is an untapped resource of unlimited potential in giving and changing our global community.  It can be a part of the solution.  To learn more about sCare Foundation and its Board members, go to www.scarefoundation.org.

Many celebrities were in attendance – including Natalie Victoria (from DEADHEADS zombie/comedy), Barbara Nedeljakova (HOSTEL), Kristina Klebe (Rob Zombie’s Halloween), Sybil Danning (Halloween), ‘Real Housewives’ Kyle Richards and Kim Richards – as well as many many more!

ABOUT THE sCare Foundation:
The sCare Foundation (Suspense Community Allocating Relief & Empowerment) is a non-profit organization made up of suspense and horror genre luminaries working toward alleviating the hardships of poverty and homelessness facing today’s youth throughout North America.

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