Navigation Links
Friday's Kids Respite Holds Fundraising Event to Help Children with Special Needs
Date:4/28/2008

First Annual 100% Virtual eBay Auction

OREM, Utah, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friday's Kids Respite (http://www.fridayskids.org), a local nonprofit organization, will be holding its first annual Lifting Angels Auction the week leading up to Mother's Day. With more than 175 diverse items to auction, Friday's Kids' goal is to raise $15,000 to continue providing respite care to families of children with special needs. As the major fundraising campaign, the auction will attract a diverse group of people throughout the state, and country, who support children with special needs and are looking for meaningful Mother's Day gifts.

Friday's Kids Respite is a free service provided to families who are awaiting assistance from the state (a wait list averaging five years long). The auction, conducted through eBay's charitable giving arm Missionfish, will raise critical funds to provide parents of children with special needs a much deserved consistent night off. Bids will begin May 5th at 6:00 a.m., and run through May 11th at 11:59 p.m. Items up for auction include:

-- LSAT prep courses through ACE Prep Test

-- Disneyland tickets

-- Various packages for spa and salon services

-- Vacations to Hawaii and St. Thomas

-- LDS Travel Study Gift Certificates

-- Children's Birthday Parties packages

-- Various "Date Night" packages including dinner and theatre

tickets

-- And many, many more

"When we discovered that our sweet baby had special needs we never imagined being able to leave her with anyone. From the first night we left her at Friday's Kids we knew she was in good hands and would be well taken care of. How wonderful it is to be able to have a date night and let her have a play date at the same time!" said Christina, parent of a child in Friday's Kids Program.

About Friday's Kids Respite:

Friday's Kids Respite is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families of children with special needs within Utah County. Friday's Kids provides free temporary relief, called respite, for parents who are responsible for the 24 hour care giving of their unique children. Founded in 2001, Friday's Kids Respite currently serves a very diverse population including children who are challenged with Autism, Down Syndrome, brain damage, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, in addition to children with extremely rare conditions. Visit our website at: http://www.fridayskids.org/.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Friday?s Kids Respite
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Holds Forum to Explore Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Initiatives
2. Fauquier Health System Holds a Food Show with a Twist Long Term Care Patients Hold the Judges Pen as Vendors Vie for Approval
3. Discovery of widespread tumor growth gene holds promise for effective anti-cancer treatment
4. Epilepsy Drug Holds Promise as Treatment for Alcoholism
5. Sunday, October 14, MSPP holds Sixth Annual Lucero Memorial Run and Latino Leadership Breakfast
6. Alzheimers Foundation of America Holds Fifth Annual National Memory Screening Day
7. European Patent Office Upholds Verathons IP Against Aircraft Medical Challenge
8. University Hospitals Case Medical Center finds new treatment holds promise for Tourette syndrome
9. Go Red For Women Holds Nationwide Casting Call to Find the Heart of Go Red
10. Fruit fly phlebotomy holds neuroscience promise
11. American Association for Dental Research holds 37th annual meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... stores, announced it has raised $176,000 to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, ... at the University of Iowa, The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, and Masonic ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... METTLER ... ensure lab personnel have a basic understanding of the techniques they use so ... understanding will help them reduce waste and rework to create a leaner overall ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... , ... United Methodist Communications collaborated with Chocolate Moose Media ... video designed to prevent the next widespread Ebola outbreak from occurring in ... throughout Togo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and other African countries, with ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... ... Shark Finds and Kevin Harrington, and the Product Managers of AsSeenOnTV.pro are pleased ... newly patented product that has solved some of the basic problems golfers have faced since ... or right after a rain shower, might understand the struggle of placing the club down ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The Federal ... federallabs.org . The site houses a wealth of federal resources that businesses ... the process called technology transfer (T2). As a network of over 300 federal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO ), the ... fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results ... genome editing," said Edward Lanphier, Sangamo,s president and ... technology leads the therapeutic genome editing field and ... move our ground-breaking genome editing programs through IND ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... 2016 Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... cell disease and heart failure, today announced that it intends ... common stock in an underwritten public offering.  The offering is ... no assurance as to whether or when the offering may ... of the offering.   --> ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016 The global ... 2014, and it is expected to grow with a ... the glass prefilled syringes segment dominated the global prefilled ... --> --> The global market ... rate, due to increasing geriatric population, increasing demand for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: