‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo Is Wearing Sneakers at the Emmy’s in Support of CCD Smiles


Our favorite Stranger Things character is ditching dress shoes for sneakers to promote awareness for his non-profit organization CCD Smiles.CCD Smiles helps children with a rare genetic disorder called cleidocranial dysplasia, which the actor also has himself. In an exclusive video with TODAY, he said, “The organization is to help people who can’t afford the medical procedures they need to be done because of the condition.”

The sneakers he’s going to be wearing displays the logo of his organization and he’s more than excited to show his sport on the red carpet.


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Great weekend meeting fans and raising awareness for @ccd_smiles also, it was an amazing way to spend my birthday

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Watch the full exclusive video of Gaten talking about his organization here.