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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Merit Leighton Interview With Alexisjoyvipaccess At The 2018 UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Party On The Pier!

28 Nov

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Merit Leighton is absolutely spectacular and she is totally taking the entertainment world by storm! We always enjoy watching the amazing Merit Leighton in all of her brilliant projects. She has such a natural and genuine talent for acting that makes her shine in everything that she works on. We’ve seen the marvelous Merit Leighton showcase her talent in fan-favorite projects including Sofia the FirstThe Nerd Posse and many others. Now, we love getting to see Merit in two of her latest projects on Netflix: Alexa & Katie and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Merit Leighton has such a gift for acting and she always brings so much fun and excitement in each and every episode of the two shows. Merit Leighton is so hard-working and she continues to serve as a great role model to all of her fans. When she’s not busy on set of her shows, Merit Leighton works with a countless amount of terrific foundations and she does a lot of charity work. In fact, she even is a celebrity ambassador for The Jonathan Foundation, which helps children with learning disabilities. Merit Leighton is a beauty both inside and out and we can’t wait to see all of the other exciting things she has in store to share with all of her fans in the new year!

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had an excellent time covering the 2018 UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Party on the Pier and had a stellar time catching up with and interviewing Merit Leighton again at the event. Merit Leighton dished exclusively to Alexisjoyvipaccess all about her new Netflix show She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, what is a memory that sticks out to her the most from working on Alexa & Katie and so much more only in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview. Merit Leighton even revealed what is the greatest holiday gift she’s ever given – hear what she had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview below. Thanks for the fantastic interview, Merit!

Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE updated interview with the wonderful Merit Leighton at the 2018 UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Party on the Pier below!

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VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Merit Leighton Interview With Alexisjoyvipaccess At The Jonathan Foundation’s Spring Fundraiser!

31 May

VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE: Jacob Hopkins, Merit Leighton, Marlowe Peyton, And Benjamin Stockham Showed Their Support At The Inspiring Jonathan Foundation Spring Fundraiser!

23 May

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We all know the importance and value of getting the best kind of education we can receive, but for children with learning disabilities and special needs, it may not be that easy. That’s where The Jonathan Foundation comes in – one of the most inspiring, stupendous and life-changing foundations out. The Jonathan Foundation was created by the admirable and remarkable, Raja Marhaba and together with her terrific sons, Jonathan and Omar Jr. as well as the magnificent board members, The Jonathan Foundation has impacted the lives of many in more ways than imaginable. The Jonathan Foundation’s goal is to provide assistance to children with learning disabilities and special needs and give them and their families the proper help and resources they need to get the education they deserve.

To see the impact that The Jonathan Foundation has made on the lives of so many children is beyond awe-inspiring. The way that this foundation assists children and gives them a fighting chance to reach their full potential is one of a kind. After seeing the difference that The Jonathan Foundation has and continues to make in the lives of many, you’ll instantaneously want to do anything and everything you can to help support such a wonderful foundation like this one. The efforts made by everyone involved with The Jonathan Foundation is so moving and it’s clear to see that The Jonathan Foundation makes miracles happen for children. The Jonathan Foundation’s mission is to show that a child’s “disability is not a disability but a ‘gift.'”

The Jonathan Foundation has garnered a great support from celebrities as well who have been touched by the work of this outstanding foundation. Celebrities including the extraordinary Jacob Hopkins, the wonderful Merit Leighton, the amazing Marlowe Peyton, the phenomenal Benjamin Stockham and the spectacular Terrell Ransom Jr are just some of the many excellent stars who have been showing their support towards The Jonathan Foundation for many years and they continue to do so.

May 20, 2017 marked a very touching and special day as it was The Jonathan Foundation’s Spring Fundraiser held at the Marconi Automotive Museum. Jacob Hopkins, Gerad Hopkins, Merit Leighton, Marlowe Peyton, Benjamin Stockham, and many more showed their support at the event. The event was filled with tons of great opportunities to raise money for The Jonathan Foundation’s Scholarship Award Program including a fun game of “Heads or Tails,” a silent auction, as well as beautiful, art pieces that were on sale. The Jonathan Foundation Spring Fundraiser was truly an exceptional event for a brilliant cause.

I, Alexisjoyvipaccess had the greatest honor of covering and attending The Jonathan Foundation’s Spring Fundraiser and I’m absolutely mesmerized by this sensational foundation. I am beyond honored to continue to show my support towards The Jonathan Foundation and you too can join in and help in any way that you can. Visit http://thejonathanfoundation.org for more information and to donate to this marvelous foundation.

Check out some VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE pictures below from my coverage and attendance of The Jonathan Foundation’s Spring Fundraiser and stay tuned for interviews with Jacob Hopkins, Merit Leighton, Marlowe Peyton and Benjamin Stockham from the event.

Article: Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr, Merit Leighton, And Marlowe Peyton Show Their Support Towards The Jonathan Foundation Spring Fundraiser Set For May 20th!

19 Apr

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It’s always so incredible to see when some of our favorite celebrities use their platform for good, and some spectacular stars will be showing their support towards the inspiring Jonathan Foundation’s upcoming “Annual Spring Fundraiser” event. Celebrity Youth Ambassadors for the Jonathan Foundation: Jacob Hopkins, Terrell Ransom Jr, Merit Leighton, and Marlowe Peyton are set to attend the terrific event that will be taking place on May 20, 2017 at the Marconi Automotive Museum. All of the proceeds from the incredible event will benefit The Jonathan Foundation’s Scholarship Award Program. The Jonathan Foundation is one magnificent foundation founded by Raja Marhaba to help children with learning disabilities. This extraordinary foundation has truly impacted the lives of many and has assisted kids in more ways than imaginable.

The immensely talented Jacob Hopkins has been an avid supporter of The Jonathan Foundation for many years now. In addition to balancing working on a hit, animated show titled, The Amazing World of Gumball and starring in the fantastic movie, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, amongst many of his other amazing projects, Jacob has spent a lot of time to bring awareness towards The Jonathan Foundation.

Jacob’s admiration for the excellent foundation happened immediately as soon as he heard about it and he was on board right away to show his 100% support. Jacob said, “The Jonathan Foundation has been, and will continue to be an outstanding and beautiful foundation to be apart of!  I became involved four years ago because my mom became friends with the founder, Raja Marhaba.  She then told me about the foundation and I was immediately hooked and wanted to help in any way I could.  It has given countless children a blessed life by serving their needs providing wonderful opportunities for their education.  I personally love it because it has helped people that are near and dear to me receive the proper assessments they need and in turn a tremendous difference in their education. Raja takes a personal interest in the families that the foundation serves and guides them in ways that they never thought possible.  Learning about The Jonathan Foundation is definitely worthwhile!”

The sensational Terrell Ransom Jr, who also stars in The Amazing World of Gumball in addition to his work on Days of Our Lives and focusing on his music career, has put in a lot of effort to help those find the resources they need to get the best education. Terrell talked about his involvement with The Jonathan Foundation and said, “I was invited to attend the first annual charity event where I learned that there are a lot of kids and teens with learning disabilities that are not getting treated fairly by teachers in school or receiving the type of education they really need. Some are even being bullied by teachers and kids because they are different or learn differently. The Jonathan Foundation helps these families find the right schools or programs, or give them the resources that they need. The Jonathan Foundation changes these kids’ lives for the better and that’s why I’m a Youth Ambassador.”

Keeping busy with her excellent YouTube channel and voicing the role of “Lucinda The Witch” on the fan-favorite Disney show, Sofia The First, Merit Leighton is thrilled to continue off her third year as a celebrity ambassador for The Jonathan Foundation. Merit continues to spread the word about The Jonathan Foundation and lend a helping hand whenever possible. She said, “The Jonathan Foundation founded by Raja B. Marhaba is an incredible charity helping kids with special needs and learning disabilities access the education they need. I found out about the foundation and the amazing work they were doing when friends of mine needed an advocate. Their personal journey along with many other amazing stories are why I want to donate my time and efforts to The Jonathan Foundation.”

Marlowe Peyton, who stars as Reba on Fresh Off The Boat continues to place a big importance on supporting various foundations and partaking in a lot of charity work. After seeing all of the work that her sister, Merit has done with The Jonathan Foundation, Marlowe shared her inspiration for becoming a celebrity ambassador for the foundation and said, “When my sister Merit Leighton became a youth ambassador for the Jonathan Foundation I got the chance to attend their fundraiser.  I was brought to tears by the stories I heard there, and I was deeply touched by what the foundation was doing for these kids in need. I hope to continue in my sister’s footsteps and donate my time and efforts to this important charity.”

It’s so admirable to see these remarkable actors and actresses continuing to prove themselves as extraordinary role models to all of their fans by working hard at what they are passionate about and encouraging others to support marvelous foundations like The Jonathan Foundation to help make a difference in the lives of others.

For more information on The Jonathan Foundation, visit: http://thejonathanfoundation.org. To purchase tickets for The Jonathan Foundation’s “Annual Spring Fundraiser,” click the link here.