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Stars raise funds for non-profit dance program

November 29, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Stars gathered at the very first fundraising gala for the non-profit organization, Dizzy Feet, a new dance program for kids.The stars of "Dancing With the Stars" along with other Hollywood actors walked the red carpet on their way inside the Kodak theater.

They all came out to help the Dizzy Feet foundation give underprivileged youngsters a chance at realizing their dream of becoming professional dancers.

"It's so good for kids to have this outlet and to have this opportunity. There are so many deserving kids out there that need the help, and it's really rewarding to be a part of something that can give it to them," said actress and Dizzy Feet co-founder Katie Holmes.

"It gives kids hope and an extracurricular activity. Instead of doing something bad, they do something good. It's so important that we go out and reach out to these kids and give them a hands up," said musician Lance Bass.

Dizzy Feet was founded this year by producer Nigel Lythgoe, director Adam Shankman, "Dancing With the Stars" judge Carrie Ann Inaba and actress Katie Holmes.

Proceeds from the event will benefit arts education in the dance community.


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