May 21, 2015
Backstage.com | By Briana Rodriguez
The SAG Foundation is holding its 6th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic to raise money for the nonprofit’s Catastrophic Health Fund and Emergency Assistance Programs. The charity event will benefit SAG-AFTRA members and their families undergoing hardships, as well to celebrate the Foundation’s 30th anniversary.
The Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 8 at an exclusive club in Burbank, Calif.
“As actors, we are acutely aware of how vulnerable all performers are in this tumultuous business. And when crises do arise, the SAG Foundation is there to provide the necessary help with its Catastrophic Health Fund and Emergency Assistance Programs,” said “The Night Shift” co-stars and hosts for the annual fundraiser Scott Wolf and Brendan Fehr, in a statement. “This year, we are proud to host the L.A. Golf Classic and support the Foundation and its programs that have stood by our fellow performers for 30 years. Raising awareness and money for such a great cause by playing a game we love is definitely a ‘win-win.’ ”
Celebrity actors in attendance will include Backstage cover star Michael Peña, Scott Bakula, Joe Pesci, Michael Donovan, Andy Garcia, Mark Paul Gosselaar, Ron Perlman, and others.
For more information on the SAG Foundation’s financial and medical assistance programs, the not-for-profit’s children’s literacy program, as well as the free educational workshops, panels, and screenings on offer to union members, visit sagfoundation.org.