- Associated Press - Saturday, May 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) - Some 75 South Florida chronically ill teens and their guests will get to enjoy prom night without having to leave the hospital.

Local investor and philanthropist Adam Carlin and his wife Chanin made the night possible with a $300,000 donation that will cover future proms to come.

Professional stylists offered makeovers at the Mad Hatter-themed event Saturday at Miami Children’s Hospital. Reality star and chef Adrianne Calvo was scheduled to cater, Miami Marlins’ DJ Vertigo to spin the tunes.

Parents were invited to dinner and a live stream of the teens’ arrivals. The Carlins made the donation after discovering how many children miss prom due to chronic illnesses. They gave the money to Miami Children’s Health Foundation, which seeks to ensure quality care hospital care for all South Florida youth.


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