Irvine, California (September 1, 2023) – Glico USA, the parent company of the well-loved brand “Pocky”, joined the 2023 CHOC Walk in the Park on Sunday, August 20th, to support CHOC (Children’s Hospital of Orange County) Foundation’s mission to transform healthcare for Southern California’s children.
Taking place for the first time since 2019, the event brought more than 6,000 participants from over 50 organizations to Disneyland® park and Disney California Adventure® park, even amidst a hurricane. Over $2 million dollars was successfully raised to fund health care programs, education, and research at CHOC and CHOC at Mission Hospitals.
Glico USA has been partnering with CHOC since 2022 to bring happiness and positivity to children and families in need. “It is an honor to be part of this meaningful event for the first time as a CHOC corporate partner and witness the community coming together to help benefit the future for many children and their families.” Shared Claire Chang, Ezaki Glico USA Marketing Manager.
About CHOC Foundation
CHOC is a non-profit health system that provides pioneering, compassionate and customized care for infants, children, adolescents, teens, and young adults. CHOC embraces its mission to drive culture of philanthropy by uniting individuals, families, foundations, and corporations, through CHOC Walk, to nurture, advance and protect the health and well-being of children.
For more information about CHOC Foundation, visit its official website: https://foundation.choc.org/