The Grimm Gala, hosted by the cast of NBC’s Grimm, raised over $310,000 to establish the Grimmster Endowment for Portland’s OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Money was raised by selling sponsorships, tickets to the gala and through an online auction of Grimm memorabilia.
Funds from the Grimmster Endowment go toward providing provide children and families critical support associated with uncompensated care, travel, lodging, and other services.
All expenses for the event were covered by Comcast and NBC Universal so that every penny raised would go directly to the endowment.
Tonight marks the final chapter (at least for now) in the Wesenrein saga on NBC’s hit series, Grimm (NBC, Fridays, 9/8C). Monroe’s life hangs in the balance (will Monrosalie ever get their honeymoon?). And will Wu be able to cope with the wealth of Wesen knowledge he’s about to come into?
Check out the videos following the jump to get some idea of the answers to these questions.
The cast and crew of NBC’s Friday night hit, Grimm, have become deeply attached to their production home, Portland, Oregon – so much so that they have created the Grimmster endowment for Portland’s OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.
The endowment is to be used to provide ‘children and families critical support associated with uncompensated care, travel, lodging and other services integral to the care and comfort of the most vulnerable patients.’
A fundraising event – called the ‘Grimm Gala’ has already sold out, but fans of the show are ‘to support the endowment by making a donation or by participating in an exclusive online auction of memorabilia from the show. ”
Comcast/NBC have completely underwritten the Grimm Gala so that all fund raised will go directly to the Grimmster Endowment. Follow the jump for details.
Grimm (NBC, tonight, 10/9C) has been one NBC’s few reliable performers. The supernatural series is also one of the most imaginative on TV – and one of the most entertaining. In tonight’s second season finale, Nick and Juliette finally get to have the conversation that was so rudely interrupted in the first season finale (see clip, above).
For a preview of tonight’s finale, Goodnight, Sweet Grimm, follow the jump.
In typical grim (or is that Grimm?) fashion, NBC’s Grimm (Fridays, 9/8C) goes full spook this week, adapting the Latin legend of La Llorona – a weeping, female ghost that kidnaps and drowns children – for its Halloween episode. Check out these seven videos (yes, there are six more following the jump) as the Grimm cast and guest star Kate Del Castillo talk about the episode.