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Photo Gallery: Alec Baldwin Helps With Local Danny's Farm Fundraiser

Alec Baldwin helped raise $100,000 Saturday night for Danny's Farm, a local petting farm that employs and helps people with special needs.

Celebrity guest and volunteer Alec Baldwin, local residents and special needs advocates gathered at the San Marino home of Eli and Lainnie Capouya Saturday night to raise about $100,000 for Danny’s Farm--a petting farm that started in Altadena and relocated to South Pasadena--which employs and helps children and adults with special needs.

After reading about Danny’s Farm’s operational difficulties in a January L.A. Times article that  and other local news sources, Baldwin got in touch with founders Cathy Gott and her husband and former Dodgers pitcher Jim Gott to offer his help.

Hay bales, a barbecue, western wear and farm animals helped set the scene, which included about 300 people, a silent auction, live auction co-lead by Baldwin and live music from The Conductors.

The funds raised will enable Danny's Farm to open a facility at Cal Poly Pomona as part of the university's veterinary program and serve the public more.

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