Posted by: Regina | November 16, 2007

Actor Wins Big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ to Help Poor Children

Doogie does good 😉 Yeah, I know he’s not portrayed Doogie Howser for years, but still.

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Actor Neil Patrick Harris, star of CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother,” wins $60,452 on the game show “Wheel of Fortune” and donates his winnings to Children International, a Kansas City-based child sponsorship organization.

Harris appeared as a celebrity contestant during the show’s “Celebrity Week.”

This week the game show couples celebrities like Harris with regular contestants, and the winnings go to each celebrity’s chosen charity. This is the second time Harris, better known for his role in “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” a popular television show which ran from 1989 to 1993, has generously donated to Children International.

James R. Cook, President and CEO of Children International said, “Children International is ecstatic about Neil Patrick Harris’ big win! His donation will help us bring lasting hope to children who live in dire poverty.”

About Children International:

Established in 1936, Children International is a nonprofit organization with its headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. Children International’s programs benefit over 300,000 poor children and their families in 11 countries around the world, including Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, the Philippines, Zambia and the United States. If you would like to help, Sponsor a Child today at http://www.children.org/.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Dolores Quinn Kitchin Public Relations Children International Page: (816) 942-2000 Cellular: (816) 718-0711

Source: Earthtimes.org – Actor Wins Big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ to Help Poor Children

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