CHATSWORTH, CALIF. (March 31, 2020) — Isaac Larian, CEO of MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGAE) the parent company of L.O.L. Surprise!TM and Little Tikes®, has launched OPERATION PAC-MAN, a non-profit organization to help fight the spread of COVID-19 worldwide.
To date, MGAE has purchased and donated hundreds of thousands of protective masks to our brave doctors and nurses at hospitals, who risk their lives to fight for us. An additional shipment of goggles and protective shields are already on the way, which MGAE has purchased and will promptly donate.
Today, Larian and MGAE launched OPERATION PAC-MAN (www.mgaecares.org) to raise additional funds to procure more of the vitally needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for our health care workers heroically risking their lives on the frontlines of this battle against COVID-19. Larian and MGAE are committed to matching donations raised by the public. All the money donated will go directly towards procuring more PPE products for our healthcare workers. To kick off, MGAE proudly commits $5 million of its beloved children’s brand L.O.L. Surprise!TM to OPERATION PAC-MAN.
In addition, the incredible designers and engineers at MGAE and Little Tikes® have invented a prototype of a ventilator that is being tested at UCLA right now. This unit will address the supply shortage of the current ventilators being used at a fraction of the cost. Once clinically approved, the Little Tikes® factory, located in Hudson, Ohio, will begin mass production for immediate distribution to help protect our brave medical professionals.
Larian implores the global community: “I ask everyone to please help in any way you can to support this or other causes and together defeat this terrible virus. Any donation amount to this cause will provide more funds to purchase PPE and distribute them.”
“We are all in this together. One humanKIND.”