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Hollywood youth honored just ’cause

Power of Youth event set for Oct. 22

Variety’s fifth Power of Youth event will honor a slew of young entertainers at the Oct. 22 celebration on Paramount’s backlot.

Hayden Panettiere (clockwise from top left), Hailee Steinfeld, Rico Rodriguez, Darren Criss, Bailee Madison, Chloe Moretz and Angus T. Jones have been selected to receive Variety’s Power of Youth Philanthropy award for their contributions to charitable causes.

“We’re proud Variety’s Power of Youth will once again bring together some of today’s most gifted young actors to help raise important funds and awareness for a number of worthy causes,” said Brian Gott, publisher, Variety. “We’re thrilled to recognize each of our honorees for their incredible work and dedication to their respective charities.”

Panettiere is recognized for her work on behalf of the Whaleman Foundation, Steinfeld for Share Our Strength, Jones for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Rodriguez for Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, Moretz for the Film Foundation, Criss for the Trevor Project and Madison for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

This year’s event, presented by the Hub in conjunction with Variety’s annual Youth Impact Report, will include live perfs and the Power of Auction on CharityBuzz.com. Guests will include children and families affected by the honorees’ benefiting charities as well as notable under-25 thesps and recording artists.

Fans can win tickets to the invite-only event via a donation widget at Variety.com/poy.

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