Hope4MentalHealth.org Served Up Celebrities and Tweeted Up for Haiti at the Tweet House Presented By Smashbox Studios in Park City January 23-24
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hope4MentalHealth.org made its debut in Park City, Utah as a sponsor of the "Tweet House" presented by Smashbox Studios during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival™. A multi tiered event that showcased Twitter's global influence in entertainment, Hope4MentalHealth.org shined as conference goers enjoyed its high end bottled water, and with its participation in the Celebrity TweetUp For Haiti, a charitable component of the event in which celebrities sent out live "tweets" to raise funds to aid Haiti.
Acclaimed actor LeVar Burton of Burton /Wolfe Entertainment and co-host of the event called out to the crowd, "I don't think you realize what just happened," as he reiterated Hope4MentalHealth.org Founder and Executive Director, Craig Huxford's announcement to donate $1000 to the cause. "This is a charity that came here to get assistance and they are donating one half of it back to Haiti," said Burton.
"We are extremely grateful to Nvaleo for their contribution," said Huxford. "We need the support of everyone here today, but Haiti needs all of us now. I hope that at some point, Hope4MentalHealth.org will be able to do even more by helping to provide mental health assistance to some of the children of Haiti who have endured this terrible disaster," he said. Jeff Ritchie of Nvaleo presented the $2000 donation to Hope4MentalHealth.org.
Those in attendance at "Tweet House" included Burton, actor Adrian Grenier, actor Wilmer Valderrama, designer Daymond John, NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, actor Beau Bridges, TV personality Jill Zarin and daughter Allyson Shapiro Zarin, director Jay Duplass, actor Joseph Gordon Levitt, and actor Camille Mana, among others.
A 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation, Hope4MentalHealth.org is devoted to helping children to combat mental health disorders, including obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, and ADHD, among others. With 100 percent of the proceeds of its private label bottled water, Hope4MentalHealth.org Natural Spring Water, the organization's goal is to help children "one bottle at a time" by offering programs and assistance in receiving effective services and treatment which will allow these children to grow and succeed in a competitive environment.
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