On Saturday, December 5, 2009, Cutting Edge Entertainment was given the great honor – for the second time in a row – of participating in the Kids Wish Network’s ‘Holiday of Hope’ event at Shriner’s Hospital here in Philadelphia.
In the spirit of the season and the event Cutting Edge spared no expense, bringing out the big guns to make this special day for the kids as magical as possible. We brought the sound, the lights, and of course great entertainers and personalities, including former American Idol runner-up Justin Guarini, former Eagles cheerleader and alum Monica Devlin, former Philadelphia Eagles lineman Brandon Whiting, Michael Lacivita (current Cutting Edge MC) and myself.
To say that this was an unforgettable and rewarding afternoon would be an understatement. The joy and excitement that every contributor brought to the children at Shriner’s Hospital will stay with us and all of the volunteers for a long time to come. There were bags of gifts and prizes for all, and the people at the Kids Wish Network truly created an event that will be remembered for years to come (we still remember the first one).
The following Monday I received an email from Margo Carter, Facility Coordinator for the Kids Wish Network, which read:
I just wanted to thank you and Michael for all you did on Saturday! You guys, along with Justin, were a HUGE hit and the kids loved it!!!
It really is events like this that bring joy to these kids who have so much other stuff to deal with and the fact that you gave up your Saturday afternoon to hang out with them means a lot!!
If we are ever back in the area I will definitely be giving you a call and if you ever get the urge to visit sunny Florida, please look us up!! 🙂
Thanks again for everything! 🙂
You’re very welcome Margo, and thank you for the opportunity to bring a little more joy to the kids this holiday season. Happy Holidays Everyone!
– Pedro Coelho
Cutting Edge Entertainment
P.S. Special thanks to Eli at Majestic Images for these photos, and for donating his time for this cause.
Majestic Images – www.majesticimages.net