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The Cast Of 'Once Upon A Time' Comes Together To Raise Funds For Children's Hospital Orange County

For today's Giving Carpet, Jaymes is sharing how the cast of the hit TV show is raising donations for a good cause.

The cast of ABC's Once Upon A Time is reuniting for a good cause. Actors from the show are coming together to promote a sweepstakes to benefit Children's Hospital Of Orange County (CHOC).

Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time has grown a cult following over the years since first airing in October of 2011. The seven season series is set in a town called Storybrooke where Emma Swan, played by Jennifer Morrison, experiences an interruption from her everyday life into one full of fairytale legends. Eight of the show's cast members are now coming together for a raffle where proceeds go to the CHOC Children's. Actors Lana Parrilla, Jared Gilmore, Emilie de Ravin, Colin O'Donoghue, Rebecca Mader, Andrew J. West, Dania Ramirez, Sean Maguire and Raphael Sbarge are all involved.

The Sweepstakes

The sweepstakes for charity is taking place on Prizeo. To be entered into the raffle, you can choose a donation amount which corresponds to a number of entries. If chosen as the winner, you will get to experience a virtual reunion with the cast where you can take part in reminiscing on the show and ask the actors any questions you may have. The sweepstakes ends June 11th, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST. "Oncers," you do not want to miss out on this sweepstakes!

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Children's Hospital of Orange County is the only children's hospital in California to earn the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence and is named one of the best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015). With over 56 years of service, the hospital is:

"exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, education and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients."

CHOC Children's will be using the donations to purchase an Emergency Management Response Vehicle to provide Coronavirus testing and offsite medical care. Actor Andrew J. West, who plays Henry Mills on the show, discusses this plan, and says:

"Their Emergency Management Response Vehicle will provide COVID-19 testing and support during the COVID-19 crisis.When we move beyond the pandemic, the EMRV will enable the CHOC Children's team to respond to natural disasters and mass casualties and to triage patients in the field."

Actors Speak Up


Being in such difficult times, the cast of Once Upon A Time wanted to team up for a great cause. By raising funds, this sweepstakes will help the medical community get through the Coronavirus pandemic. Actor Colin O'Donoghue, who plays Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the show explains the positivity of the campaign by saying:

"In the worst of times, we see the best in humanity. This inspiring campaign is a wonderful opportunity to bring fans of "OnceUpon A Time" together to show our love and support for children battling serious illnesses. CHOC Children's is sworn to protect the magic of childhood. Let's help them continue to do that and get through this crisis."

Actress Dania Ramirez, who plays Cinderella and Jacinda Vidrio adds:

"I can't wait to share stories from set and magical memories from our time together while helping the front-line heroes at CHOC Children's continue to provide the highest quality medical care to children in need."

To enter to win a virtual reunion with the cast of Once Upon A Time while supporting Children's Hospital of Orange County, go to Prizeo.com/Once.

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