It’s tea time again! Kate Linder (Esther) is getting together with some of her THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS castmates for another OpportuniTea charity event, but this time it doesn’t matter where you live — everyone’s invited! That’s right, on Sunday, Oct. 4, the first-ever Virtual OpportuniTea event will be held at noon PT/ 3 p.m. ET! This virtual fundraiser will benefit the March of Dimes Canada’s Conductive Education program. “Never been to an OpportuniTea? Now’s your chance!” Linder tweeted. “Admission is free and the guest list is huge!”
Linder will be joined by co-host Christian LeBlanc (Michael) and Y&R co-stars Tracy Bregman (Lauren), Sharon Case (Sharon), Mark Grossman (Adam), Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe), Bryton James (Devon), Beth Maitland (Traci), Brytni Sarpy (Elena), and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis). The Q&A session with the stars will be free for everyone to watch but fans can support March of Dimes Canada in two ways. First, you can donate $20 by midnight on Monday, Aug. 31, and submit your question to the actor of your choice. Second, there is an online auction for exclusive items that begins on Monday, Sept. 7, and ends one hour after the event concludes. You can find all the details at the link to the event above.
Originally, this year’s OpportuniTea event was to be held in Calgary in April and rescheduled to the fall due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The in-person event has been tentatively moved to Spring 2021, but you can still enjoy this virtual fan event in October… and you don’t have to worry about traveling to Canada!