You may know Ryan Seacrest as the host of the famous American Idol television show or for his radio personality or his fashion line Ryan Seacrest Distinction or for his Live Radio Show On Air With Ryan or his shared morning talk show Live with Kelly and Ryan. Although this dude has many different things under his belt that isn’t where it stops…
Ryan Seacrest is also known for his charity that he founded in 2010 by himself and a couple of others that donates to hospitals to fund areas within these hospitals called Seacrest Studios. These designated areas give kids who aren’t as fortunate as other’s the ability to delve into the, “Creative Realms of Radio, TV and new media. This program also collaborates with nearby schools to give students and patients alike the opportunity to intern and help broadcast events for the patients and their families. While the interns performing and broadcasting with and for these children is exciting enough but that’s not all they have to offer… They also have live performances by celebrities such as Selena Gomez, DJ’s who consist of interns broadcasting radio shows and music, Talk Shows of Sports and other stuff, Educational Segments and Music Videos that are produced by the patients utilizing the green screen in all these studios. According to the NY Times, these Studios are great cause they are helping these children escape from their hospital rooms where they’re stuck in for most of the day and let them experience something extraordinary created by their peers and even celebrities that they look up to.
So far there are 10 of these locations around the US alone and I am sure that there are bound to be many, many more all around the world as long as people like Ryan Seacrest, who is also a producer, keep on envisioning ways to better children’s lives.
Ryan on Facebook: facebook.com/ryanseacrest/