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.
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.