Max Adler continues to prove why he’s one of the best things to come out of Glee. His charity work is so astounding. It’s one of the many reasons why we love him.
Max Adler, who plays Dave Karofsky in ‘Glee,’ is to host the second annual Celebrity Charity Walk ‘n’ Roll in Irvine on Oct. 9 to raise awareness and funds for Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy.
Other celebs set to appear for the Walk ‘n’ Roll event and details on when and where you can participate:
About 20 film and TV actors, Olympic athletes and other personalities will participate in the second annual Celebrity Charity Walk ‘n’ Roll this Sunday in Irvine to help raise awareness and funds to fight Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy. The event is open to the public and includes music, games, a silent auction and raffles. Auction items include four-day/three-night vacation stays at Estrella del Mar in Mazatlan, Mexico, and El Dorado Ranch in San Felipe, Baja California.
Max Adler, who plays the role of closeted-gay bully Dave Karofsky in Fox’s TV series ‘Glee,’ will host the Walk. Other known figures who are to be there include:
Melissa Biggs, an international model, actress, activist and entrepreneur. She was on Baywatch for two seasons.
Patrika Darbo. She played Nancy Wesley on Days of Our Lives for six seasons and was named one of the 16 “sexiest” people on television.
Scott Elrod. He played love interest opposite Jennifer Aniston in the film The Switch. He got his start on CSI:NY.
Brenda Epperson. She played the trouble-plagued Ashley Abbott on The Young and the Restless.
Iva Franks, a professional actress who has appeared in 23 independent feature films.
Brian Goodell, who won two gold medals for swimming at 17 in the 1976 Olympics. He was inducted into the Orange County Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.
Chip and Kim McAllister, a married couple who won $1 million on the 2004 season of CBS’ reality show, The Amazing Race.
Kaitlin Sandeno, who in the 2004 Olympic Games won gold, silver and bronze medals in swimming. She also won a bronze medal in the 2000 Olympic Games at 17.
Dave Shelton, an award-winning film and television writer, cartoonist and voice actor. His credits include Everybody Loves Raymond.
Blanca Blanco, an actress who also does volunteer work for American Red Cross. She was in the film Remote Control.
Mark Campanaro, the 1972 Orange County Athlete of the Year. He played in the Italian Basketball Association.
Roger Clark, who played professional volleyball for 13 seasons and appeared in the film Side Out.
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue affecting the upper body of men and women and is caused by a genetic disorder. It affects about 5 in 100,000 people.
The Walk is 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday in Heritage Park at 14301 Yale Ave., Irvine. The tax deductible fee is $25 to register for the Walk ‘n’ Roll or $40 for a registration that includes a Celebrity VIP lunch. Children under 12 can join the walk for free and free and for a$10 fee can get into the lunch with the celebrities. Registration is available at the event or online at fshsociety.org/irvinewalk.