Raleigh, N.C. (November 8th, 2017) – The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce that the 2017 Me Fine Gala, held at City Club of Raleigh on September 23rd, raised over $210,000. The Gala, presented by Centrifuge Media, celebrated Me Fine’s accomplishments over the last year and served as a thank you to the amazing team of donors, allies and advocates who helped in that success. The many local businesses that sponsored the event ensured a magical evening for all in attendance. The Gala is the nonprofit’s annual signature fundraiser, raising funds to help provide financial assistance and emotional support programs to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving critical medical treatment from Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals.
The “Hero for Life” Award is the Me Fine Foundation’s highest honor, recognizes those who go above and beyond to help critically ill kids and families, specifically with respect to Me Fine’s mission. It is presented annually at the Me Fine Gala. This year’s recipient, Jordan Wright, is a two-time cancer survivor and longtime foundation ally who donates his time and talents as a professional photographer to the foundation.
“Once again, the community has shown us just how much they care and we’re incredibly thankful, “ said Joey Powell, Executive Director of the Me Fine Foundation. “Our sponsors and supporters ensure that we have an enormous impact on the children and families we serve.”
If you’d like to be involved with next year’s Gala, or for more information about Me Fine, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit http://www.mefinefoundation.org.
About Me Fine Foundation, Inc.:
Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to parents and caregivers sacrificing their livelihoods in order to provide their children with state-of-the-art, or even last-chance medical treatment at Duke and UNC Children¹s Hospitals. Me Fine Foundation is committed to ensuring families with children facing a devastating medical crisis are able to receive financial assistance, emotional support and other necessary resources to sustain the loss of income from the dramatic lifestyle changes they face during the treatment process.
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