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MedWish International's 2016 Band Aid Bash Rocks Out Saturday November 12th

Cleveland prepares to celebrate the 2016 “Band Aid Bash” for MedWish International.

Cleveland, OH, November 09, 2016 --( MedWish International invites the Cleveland community to the 2016 “Band Aid Bash” event. This year’s event will be held at 7:00 p.m. This Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. At the event, MedWish will present the Community Impact Award to the Cleveland Clinic, and the Humanitarian Awards to Fr. Bob Stec and Dr. Robert Maciunas, respectively.

“We are excited to host another successful event, and for the first time ever at the Rock Hall,” said Carolina Masri, Executive Director. “Thanks to our sponsors and Cleveland’s ongoing support, this event continues to raise funds and awareness towards MedWish’s mission.”

The event will be a 60s theme lounge style reception with fun food stations, wine and beer bar, as well as live entertainment by The Blue Label Band. This year’s host is WKYC’s Sara Shookman.

“As a founding supporter of MedWish International, the Cleveland Clinic is heavily invested in the ongoing success of MedWish,” said Kristen Morris, Cleveland Clinic Chief Government and Community Relations Officer. “The clinic is wholeheartedly committed to MedWish and their tireless work worldwide."

Some of the event sponsors include: Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Nurengberg Paris, Michael & Cathy Zweig, Federal Equipment Co., Life for Relief and Development, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP, Frank Starn, PolyOne, Ann Failinger, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Reminger, University Hospitals Urology Institute, BMW of Cleveland, Weisman, Kennedy & Berris Co., L.P.A., Taft, Donley's, and the DiGeronimo Companies.

Also, auction items will include lifetime experiences such as VIP tickets to the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Valentine’s Day Andrea Bocelli concert tickets in Miami, Wicked and Good Morning America behind the scenes and backstage opportunities in New York, and many more.

Individual tickets are $175, and can be purchased online at

For more information including interview opportunities, please contact Tom Sarago at 216-269-9673 for via email at

About MedWish International

MedWish International is a Cleveland based not-for-profit organization that saves lives and the environment by repurposing discarded medical supplies and equipment, while providing humanitarian aid to individuals and organizations that administer care in developing countries, regardless of religious or political affiliation.

In 2016 MedWish partnered with 116 hospitals and health care providers in Northeast Ohio, who generously donated medical supplies and equipment, helping MedWish, keep over 402,933 lbs. of medical surplus out of local landfills. Also, in 2016, MedWish sent 158 shipments and it’s estimated that over 3 million people around the world benefited from its local efforts.

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