Pinellas County, FL, February 17, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Paul’s Project announced today that it has received a $5,000 donation from The DeBartolo Family Foundation. Paul’s Project was established in 2009 and is dedicated to providing support for the parents of critically ill children. Relying on donations and community support, the organization has delivered more than 300 of its signature Parent Accessory Care Kits (PACKs) to hospitals throughout Florida, including All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Tampa General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital – Tampa and Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.
“This grant is the largest single grant received by Paul’s Project since its inception and assures a continuation of our outreach efforts in the year ahead,” said Amy Whitehurst, Founder & CEO. “We are thrilled to receive this grant and feel confident that we will further our mission as a result.”
About Paul’s Project
Paulʼs Project, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization envisioned by a 4th grade student in Pinellas County. Through the eyes of child, a simple, yet extremely important, need was recognized - Enlightening the community to the urgency and importance of supporting families of critically ill children while nurturing the parents, as every moment together counts. Paul's Project relies on donations to create and deliver its signature Parent Accessory Care Kits (“Paulʼs PACKs”). These PACKs are filled with comfort items to send to local hospitals for parents who suddenly find themselves in the hospital with their children. For more information about or to become a donating partner of Paul’s Project, please visit our website at www.PaulsProject.org or call Amy Whitehurst, Founder & CEO at (727) 460-1027.