EXCLUSIVE: Paula Abdul will be recognized as the 2023 Humanitarian of the Year at the Hollywood Christmas Parade to be held on November 26. The honor will be presented by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass in appreciation for her generosity and her commitment to giving back to the community.
Abdul extends her philanthropic hand to organizations like Wigs & Wishes, Children’s Hospital LA, No Kid Hungry, American Humane Association and Dancers Against Cancer.
The Hollywood Christmas Parade, presented by Associated Television International in partnership with The City of Los Angeles, will air in primetime on The CW. The event will be hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams.
Medal of Honor recipient and U.S. Army veteran Colonel Paris D. Davis will serve as the Grand Marshal of the celebration. Participating talent will also include Denise Richards, Brandon Routh, Tatyana Ali, Killing It stars Craig Robinson and Rell Battle, Ming-Na Wen, Stassi Schroeder Clark, Dwight Yoakam, Quantum Leap stars Ernie Hudson, Raymond Lee and Caitlin Bassett, Aly & AJ, Christina Vidal, Days of Our Lives stars Deidre Hall and Stephen Nichols, Kimberlin Brown and Alanna Ubach.