Chicago, IL, August 22, 2005 --(PR.com
)-- Customers throughout the state of Florida and in the city of Chicago and its suburbs with coupons to Borders Benefit Days Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28, 2005 will save 10 percent on their purchases and see 10 percent donated to the Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation which funds care and support programs for brain tumor patients and their families.
Borders Benefit Days for the Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation celebrates the organization's 10 years of providing physical, emotional and social support for brain tumor patients and their families nationwide. The event also occurs on the eve of the 2005 U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam of the season and favorite of tennis fans worldwide.
"We know about the tennis fans out there. Now we want to meet the fans of books, music and movies," said former tennis tour professional and coach, Tom Gullikson who resides in Palm Coast, Fla. "We challenge everyone who cares to help someone who cannot help themselves to do their Labor Day vacation, back-to-school and other books, music and cafe shopping, August 27 and 28."
Coupons may be downloaded and printed from www.bordersbenefit4gullikson.com or picked up at participating tennis clubs and retailers.
The Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation was founded by tennis professionals Tom Gullikson and his late twin brother, Tim and their families after Tim was diagnosed with brain tumors in 1995. At the time of diagnosis, Tim Gullikson was coach to then No. 1 ranked Pete Sampras.
"What a great way to shop for a gift or buy something for yourself while simultaneously helping brain tumor patients and their families with day-to-day challenges," Tom Gullikson, Foundation chairman, said.