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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

Oct. 14, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications

800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797

bevin.theodore@kidspeace.org

 

KidsPeace to host 5th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit  

foster care children in Raleigh/Durham 

  

Fuquay-Varina, N.C. – KidsPeace is gearing up for the 5th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit children in foster care.

Golfers will hit the links Thursday, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. at Crooked Creek Golf Course. Cost is $100 per person or $350 for a four-person team, and includes lunch, drinks, greens fees, golf cart, range balls and a gift bag. Hole sponsorships are $150.

Prizes include cash, golf passes and golf shop credit. All proceeds go to the Raleigh/Durham Children’s Fund, which provides essentials for children and teenagers in KidsPeace foster care and community programs. To provide some insight into how your registration or a donation can help, please consider that $375 pays for an SAT prep course; $100 covers a pair of eyeglasses; $72 is the cost of online summer school classes and $20 provides a duffel bag so a foster child has something other than a trash bag in which to place his belongings.

For more information on this event or other ways to help, contact Carla Daniels at 919-872-6447 or carla.daniels@kidspeace.org or visit www.kidspeace.org and click on “Special Events.”

About KidsPeace

For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at www.facebook.com/kidspeace.org or on Twitter @KidsPeace.

 
   
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