Jillian Michaels Scores for Adoption Cause

A celebrity kickball event raises awareness for adoption and foster care.


Trainer Jillian Michaels and her daughter Lukensia Michaels Rhoades

On Saturday August 16 in Los Angeles, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption hosted Kickball for a Home, a celebrity kickball event to raise awareness for adoption from foster care.

Celebrities who participated and attended in support of the organization included trainerJillian Michaels, Alex Newell(Glee),Dolvett Quince (The Biggest Loser), Aubrey Anderson-Emmons (Modern Family), Brendan Robinson (Pretty Little Liars), and Casper Smart, Robert and CortneyNovogratz (HGTV - Home by Novogratz).

Jillian Michaels adopted her daughter Lukensia from Haiti in 2012. She parents Lukensia and son Phoenix with her partner Heidi Rhoades.

The kickball tournament, sponsored by Coca Cola and Wendy’s, raised funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a nonprofit organization that works to connect children in foster care with forever families.



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