Alex Newell, Kevin McHale to appear at San Diego Trevor Project benefit

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego Ambassadors of The Trevor Project will host “The Orange Party” on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 6-10 p.m. at The Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar in Downtown.

This fun-filled party will be hosted by Kevin McHale (Artie on “Glee”), and include a special guest performance by Alex Newell (Unique on “Glee”).

Party guests are encouraged to wear dressy casual attire with a splash of orange – Trevor Project’s signature color – to show their support for LGBTQ youth.

The event, which benefits Trevor Project’s life-saving services, will include a sponsored bar, food, silent auction, and entertainment. Organizers say guests can also expect a few surprises throughout the night.

Along with McHale, and Newell, also scheduled to perform at the event San Diego-based singer/songwriter Kenny Eng. More about Eng is here:

Tickets for “Orange Access” are $75 and include admission fro 7-10 pm, hosted bar, dinner, and entertainment. “Trevor Stars” tickets are available for $100, and include early access at 6 pm with cava hour, dinner, hosted bar, and entertainment.

Reserved tables of 10 can be purchased for $1,000 and also include early access at 6 pm, a premium table for 10, dinner, hosted bar, and talent meet and greet.

Ticket and tables can be purchased at

Hotel Palomar is located at 1047 Fifth Ave. in Downtown San Diego. Additional information about the event can be found on Facebook: “The Orange Party” – A Night Out For Trevor; or online here:

About The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 13-24. As San Diego Ambassadors for The Trevor Project we are dedicated to community outreach in San Diego to ensure life-saving resources are available for our youth in need.

About Kevin McHale

Kevin Michael McHale is an American actor, singer, dancer and voice actor. Formerly of the boy band NLT, McHale is known for his role as Artie Abrams on the Fox television series Glee. As of 2014, he hosts the E4 panel show Virtually Famous in the UK. Kevin McHale is currently one of the four hosts of Sick of My Voice Show on Main Stage on Dash Radio.

About Alex Newell

Alex has been a performer since he was a toddler, and has been performing in amateur shows since high school. He lost his father to cancer at the age of six and finding his love for acting and singing has helped him find a way to express his emotions. Extracurricular activities such as church choir, school choir, improv club and costume design keep him extremely busy. He has tremendous range and has the ability to tackle any lead role – both male or female! Alex was one of the 34,000 people to submit an audition video for "The Glee Project" via MySpace.

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