Durham, NC, March 22, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Lisa Valentino, director of development for Me Fine Foundation, Inc., has announced that Whitney Wilkerson, principal and creative director of Stop Studios, has been named to the organization’s Board of Advisors. As a board member, Wilkerson will assist in developing awareness of the organization and gaining community support. The Me Fine Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance for children and families at the Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC.
“I am honored to serve on the advisory board for the Me Fine Foundation,” said Wilkerson. “This is an excellent opportunity to support the organization’s efforts to reduce the impact that life threatening illnesses can have on families.”
About Whitney Wilkerson:
Whitney Wilkerson is Principal and Creative Director for Stop Studios, a communication design and event management services firm. Wilkerson oversees the strategic direction of company projects and convenes with clients, building strong relationships due to her resourcefulness and attention to detail. Wilkerson currently serves on the Young Alumni Board at George School in Newton, PA. Prior to founding Stop Studios, Wilkerson worked as Events Manager at Condé Nast Publications, as well as the marketing department of the Italian fashion house, Giorgio Armani.
About the Me Fine Foundation Inc.:
The Me Fine Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance for children and families at the Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC. The foundation was founded by friends and family of Folden Lee, IV, who was diagnosed with AML Leukemia in May of 2003. During his 15-month battle with this disease, Folden’s family found that along with the tremendous stress of caring for a child with a life-threatening illness, most families struggle with overwhelming medical costs as well as personal outpatient housing and living expenses while their child is undergoing treatment. The Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to relieving these families of this added stress as they face these life-changing challenges. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit http://www.mefinefoundation.org/.
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