ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to care and treatment to children with autism, will be the beneficiary of a special worldwide Facebook Live event, “Corey Feldman’s Autism Angels,” on Wednesday, May 24th from 12 PM to 4 PM PST. Feldman, who received both backlash and support following his viral performance on The Today Show, is taking a stand against bullying and actively teaching kids that it’s okay to be different.
This modern-day telethon will be co-hosted by Corey’s wife aka “Angel Courtney, who also is a key member to his touring band “The Angels,” and will appear alongside other members of his nationally touring band, for a rare live performance during the show. The unique event will also feature appearances and live performances from actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy (Scream, Malibu’s Most Wanted), Dave Navarro (Janes Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers), Sean Astin ( The Goonies, Lord of the Rings), Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees, Men of The Strip) Comedian Steve Byrne (Tell the Damn Joke on Showtime), Debbie Gibson, Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit), Lita Ford (The Runaways), Actress/Supermodel Angie Everhart, David Lipper (Frequency, Full House), Keith Coogan (Fox and the Hound, Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead,), Gregg Cipes (Teen Titans, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TV series), David Faustino (Married with Children), Jamison Newlander (The Lost Boys, The Blob) and more!
In addition to celebrity friends and supporters, Corey will be speaking with individuals on the autism spectrum, including cast members of “The Miracle Project”, on the topic of bullying in autism and feature their anti-bullying musical, “The Intimidation Game”.
“It is estimated that raising a child with autism costs $3.2 million, and my goal is to help lighten the load for these families,” said Feldman.
For more information about ACT Today!, visit: www.act-today.org.