Sample Press Kit

Media Relations Contact:

Levi Seymour

PO Box 41

Riley, IN 47871

lseymour@sycamores.indstate.edu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The Caring Community Foundation to Hold

Pay It Forward Party at the Verve in Downtown Terre Haute

Downtown bar to have live music and drink specials

with all proceeds going to support cancer patients in The Caring Community Foundation

TERRE HAUTE, IN., April 11, 2013- The Caring Community Foundation will be holding a Pay It Forward Party at the Verve in downtown Terre Haute on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 9:00p.m local time. The Verve will be hosting live music and offer drink specials for the event. Females will have a free cover while males will pay $5 at the door. All proceeds will benefit The Caring Community Foundation.

A group of public relations students at Indiana State University has organized a special event to benefit the Caring Community Foundation. Sadly, cancer affects nearly everyone in some way. The Caring Community Foundation proudly helps alleviate financial stress and burdens for cancer patients so they can focus on treatment and recovery,” said Jill Wolford, President and Founder of The Caring Community Foundation. “Our goal is to help a cancer patient every day this year—365 days; 365 patients! We hope we can continue to inspire people all around to pay it forward!” Organizers say they expect a good turnout from Indiana State students as well as community members in downtown Terre Haute.

For more information on the event, you can visit the organization’s Pay It Forward-Terre Haute Facebook page or visit www.caringcommunityfoundation.org.

The Caring Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides financial support to cancer patients in need by providing assistance with rent, utilities, treatment or other expenses that become difficult to manage during cancer treatment.

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Levi Seymour

Event Worker

The Caring Community Foundation, INC.

PO Box 1364, Cary, NC 27512                                                                                                        http://www.caringcommunityfoundation.org

 

Fact Sheet

HISTORY:  Beginning in 2002, the size, scope and planning for the Foundation’s annual “Pay It Forward” Fundraising Event increased dramatically and has grown to include live music, raffles, door prizes, and private and corporate contributions. In 2010, the Foundation celebrated its 10-year anniversary and has now assisted over 1000 patients and raised over $1 million dollars. At each event, the Foundation strives to honor LuAnne’s memory and to recognize one of her greatest achievements: LuAnne Goodwin changed the world.

MISSION:  The Caring Community Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides financial support to cancer patients in need. How: The Foundation works with clinics and hospitals in the Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, NC areas to identify patients with financial challenges, and to expeditiously provide assistance with expenses such as rent, utilities, food, prescription medications, nutritional supplements and other items that become even more difficult to manage in the face of cancer treatment.

OUR PURPOSE:  Cancer patients in need are referred to us through our network of area hospitals and clinics. Our criteria for offering financial support are simple – patients need to be actively undergoing treatment in an area facility and have significant financial need. Once a patient has been referred to us, the request is expeditiously reviewed and funds are quickly dispersed. CCF is a foundation of volunteers with an astounding 100% of the funds raised going straight to patients. Sponsors help pay for administrative costs.

GOAL:  Sadly, cancer affects nearly everyone in some way.  The Caring Community Foundation proudly helps alleviate financial stress and burdens for cancer patients in need so they can focus on treatment and recovery.

CALL TO ACTION:  CCF eases the financial pain of cancer patients in the Triangle.   What we want people to do is to donate money for this wonderful cause.  The Every dollar raised goes straight to paying for their basic needs such as rent, utilities and medicine.

 

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                                                                                                                                                            April 2013

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