We all experience more than a touch of both scorn and envy when it comes to fame. But travel with me to L.A for an evening that benefited one of the best and bravest organizations, a non-profit that’s figured out how to put all that celebrity status to good use.
CHEC, the Children’s Health Environmental Coalition, is a world leader in protecting children from environmental toxins. It was founded more than a decade ago by Jim and Nancy Chuda following the tragic loss of their daughter, Colette, to a rare form of non-hereditary cancer, CHEC’S mission is to educate parents and all those concerned with the welfare of children about preventable health and developmental problems caused by exposures to toxic substances in homes, schools and communities.
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