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MedWish International's 2017 "Band Aid Bash" Takes Place September 9th


Annual Fundraiser to be Held in Organization's New World Headquarters

Cleveland, OH, May 24, 2017 --(PR.com)-- MedWish International invites the Cleveland community to the 2017 Band Aid Bash event. This year’s event will be held at MedWish’s new world headquarters (located on E. 31st Street and Payne Ave.) on Saturday, September 9 starting at 7:00 p.m. The event will include a lounge-style reception and will feature food stations provided by Spice Catering Co. an open bar, a silent auction as well as festive entertainment.

“We are excited to host the 2017 Band Aid Bash at our new facility. This building will not only serve as the new home of MedWish International, but also as its world headquarters,” said Carolina Masri, Executive Director of MedWish International. “Thanks to our sponsors and Cleveland’s ongoing support, this event continues to raise funds and awareness about MedWish’s international outreach and local environmental impact.”

During the 2017 Band Aid Bash ”MedWish will be presenting the Community Impact Award to The Sherwin-Williams Company.

"For 151 years, Sherwin-Williams has been proud to support the communities where we live and work,” said Maria L. Spangler, The Sherwin-Williams Company’s Director of Community Engagement.” We are humbled by the opportunity to stand alongside organizations like MedWish International, who provide critical support to our most vulnerable neighbors around the globe."

Individual tickets are $175, and can be purchased online at MedWish.org. Corporate Sponsorships are also available at MedWish.org.

To follow the event conversation online, use the hashtags: #MedWishBandAidBash #FromClevelandToTheWorld

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 has partnered with 116 hospitals and health care providers in Northeast Ohio, who generously donated medical supplies and equipment, helping MedWish, divert over 450,000 lbs. of medical surplus from local landfills. Additionally, MedWish has sent 158 shipments estimated to have impacted over 1 million people around the world. This is all possible thanks to more than 3,000 local volunteers and efforts.

Join the MedWish mission by visiting MedWish.org or following MedWish on www.facebook.com/medwishinternational and www.twitter.com/medwish

Contact: Tom Sarago
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216-269-9673
tom@spruceagency.com
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