Edward James Olmos is slated to present honors at the 12th Annual PADRES Contra El Cancer's gala.
Mr. Olmos presented at the event last year, which is once again features Eva Longoria as host and George Lopez as master of ceremonies. The event is slated for Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Tropicana Las Vegas.
According to a press release, "the evening will honor and recognize Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Metta World Peace from the Los Angeles Lakers for their philanthropic and inspiring contributions to the pediatric cancer community."
"PADRES' "El Sueno de Esperanza" Gala is the organization's largest fundraiser of the year and brings together more than 400 celebrities and leaders in business, entertainment and philanthropy," the release states. "Together supporters from across the nation embark on the journey to bring HOPE to children with cancer and their families. Funds raised that evening will support PADRES' educational and quality of life programs and economic services for PADRES families in California, South Florida, New York City and Las Vegas."