Fundraising to showcase music, food, hospitality and more!
By personal writer
Teen Cancer America (TCA), the national non-profit organization founded by rock icons Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, will host Rock n’ Polo III, its third annual polo event to benefit teens and young adults fighting against the cancer. The fast-paced day of polo action, featuring entertainment, food and fundraising, will take place Saturday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m. PT at the Will Rogers Polo Club in Los Angeles.
Located in Pacific Palisades, the historic Will Rogers Polo Club is home to the only remaining polo field in Los Angeles. This special event will raise funds and awareness for the TCA’s mission to develop specialized facilities and services for adolescents and young adults with cancer. Former star and celebrity supporters have included recording artist Harry Hudson, producer and actor Justin Baldoni (Jane the Virgin), actor Edward Akrout (Killing Eve), American Idol alumni Trenyce, actress Neetu Chandra and many more.
“We are thrilled to bring this exciting polo match back to Will Rogers in support of Teen Cancer America, a cause close to my heart,” said Grace Mellis, event co-host, TCA advisory member and polo player. . “This event is a perfect fun family day out with horses and live music! What could be better? I hope everyone will join us for a fun party with a purpose.
VIP entry and tables remain available for purchase here and the media are encouraged to attend.
The event will include a champagne turf kick, lawn activities like cornhole and how to swing a polo mallet, live musical entertainment, henna painting and a magician to delight kids and adults alike. Don your sun hats, sundresses and dapper bow ties and come join TCA for a day of polo and lunch to help provide critically important services and facilities for young patients with cancer. All ages are welcome.
Event partners include First Citizens Bank, UCLA Health, SVB, HYT Polo, BondIt, Buffalo 8, Cerebral Assets, Wine Insiders and other sponsors.