Princeton, NC, March 29, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Lisa Valentino, director of development for Me Fine Foundation, Inc., has announced that the organization will launch a “Dollar A Day” campaign to provide necessary resources and financial assistance to parents and caregivers with children being treated at Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC. The daily contributions brought forth by this campaign will permit the organization to provide families in need with necessities such as gas cards, grocery items, restaurant gift cards, and assistance with hospital parking costs and additional expenses, including utility bills, rent or mortgage payments, transportation and end-of-life related expenses. For more information, please contact Lisa Valentino at 919-202-0086.
“We are excited to launch a campaign that is financially feasible for individuals to assist our foundation in achieving our mission,” said Valentino. “It is amazing how much just a dollar a day can positively affect families struggling with this financially and emotionally draining time in their lives.”
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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