Raleigh, NC, December 06, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Lisa Valentino, executive director of Me Fine Foundation, Inc. (www.mefinefoundation.org), has announced that the nonprofit was granted $500 by the Johnston County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the N.C. Community Foundation. The JCCF awarded the grant to Me Fine in support of the organization’s continued efforts to provide financial aid to local families with critically ill children at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals.
“We are honored to receive this grant from the Johnston County Community Foundation,” said Valentino. “The Children’s Fund helps local families and children during difficult times and we are happy to have their support.”
- Since 2004, Me Fine has provided financial assistance to more than 450 families. Additionally, the organization has received $250,000 in donated goods or services such as Christmas gifts, diapers, plane tickets, gas money and food.
- All donations are used to aid the families and caretakers of children being treated for various illnesses, regardless of diagnosis, to ease the financial burden that medical expenses place on caregivers.
- For more information, visit www.mefinefoundation.org.
About Me Fine Foundation, Inc:
Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to parents and caregivers sacrificing their livelihoods in order to provide their children with state-of-the-art, or even last-chance medical treatment at Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Me Fine Foundation is committed to ensuring families with children facing a devastating medical crisis are able to receive financial assistance to sustain the loss of income from the dramatic lifestyle changes they face during the treatment process. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit www.mefinefoundation.org.
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