RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of The Bubel/Aiken Foundation helped to raise over $500,000 at its recent gala honoring the 2008 "Champions of Change." The inspirational evening was held on October 18, 2008 at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in North Carolina. The moneys raised will be used to provide children with disabilities the opportunity to play, learn and grow side-by-side with their typical peers.
The gala benefit celebration featured dinner and addresses by Foundation co-founders Diane Bubel and Clay Aiken. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in both a silent and a live auction in support of the Foundation's programs. The night was capped with a special performance by Clay Aiken, including songs from his newest release On My Way Here.
The Foundation selects "Champions of Change" for their substantive efforts to extend the boundaries of the human experience to children of all abilities, in keeping with the Foundation's mission of supporting communities with inclusive programs and creating awareness about the possibilities that inclusion can bring.
This year's honorees are:
The Bubel/Aiken Foundation serves to bridge the gap that exists between young people with special needs and the world around them. By providing services and financial assistance, the Foundation supports communities and programs in creating awareness and opportunities for full inclusion where barriers break and doors open. Its goal is to create an environment for children where inclusion is embraced. To learn more about The Bubel/Aiken Foundation or find ways to get involved visit their website at www.bubelaiken.org.
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|SOURCE The Bubel/Aiken Foundation|
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