DETROIT -

Jason Earles, star of Disney XD's hit comedy series Kickin’ It, will visit DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan patients and families on Wednesday to bring cheer to those who will be spending their Thanksgiving holiday away from home.

DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan, proud sponsor of WDIV's America’s Thanksgiving Parade since 2008, has partnered with Radio Disney 910 AM to bring Jason Earles to Detroit to take part in the city’s annual parade festivities as a featured guest on the hospital’s float, Jake & Ellie’s Big Blue Wagon.

Accompanying Jason Earles on the parade route down Woodward Avenue will be 50 DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan walkers and hospital mascots Jake & Ellie.