Navigation Links
LeapFish and Make-a-Wish Foundation Join Forces to Raise $10,000 and Tweet an Ill Child's Wish True
Date:11/16/2009

LeapFish and Make-a-Wish Foundation team up with Twitter users to grant an ill child’s dream to go to Disneyland

(PRWEB) November 16, 2009 -- LeapFish has joined forces with the Make-a-Wish Foundation to adopt an ill child’s dream and help make that dream come true. Tweet-a-Cause, a social media fundraising initative, will give Twitter users the power to grant an ill child’s dream to go to Disneyland, one Tweet at a time. LeapFish will donate 5 cents per Tweet to the Make-A-Wish Foundation until $10,000 has been raised and the child and his family can go to Disneyland.

Jacob, age 4, has a rare and life-threatening disease that has affected him since birth. He has one big wish in life –- to go to Disneyland with his family. LeapFish and the Make-a-Wish Foundation have joined forces to help him achieve his wish through Twitter. “We are privileged to be able to make a difference in young Jacob’s life by helping his dream come true,” said Ben Behrouzi, CEO of LeapFish. “What better tool than Twitter to get the community involved and allow everyone to share in making a difference for someone,” said Behrouzi.

The Make-a-Wish Foundation is the largest wish-granting organization in the world. The Foundation has granted wishes to more than 174,000 children with life-threatening medical conditions nationwide. Through the Adopt-a-Wish program, a donor, such as LeapFish, can cover the entire cost of a child’s wish. To raise awareness of the Adopt-a-Wish program and to help get the social media community involved in granting an ill child’s wish, LeapFish is sponsoring the Tweet-a-Cause and Make-a-Wish campaign.

The campaign will run from November 16 through November 27, 2009. LeapFish will match each Tweet with 5 cents to a target of $10,000 which will get Jacob and his family to Disneyland.

For more details on the campaign and how to help visit LeapFish.com/MakeAWish

About LeapFish
LeapFish is an evolved search engine that captures the traditional, multi-media and real-time Web, through a single, connected search platform for both searching and sharing content. Founded by Ben Behrouzi (co-founder of Reply.com), LeapFish is a privately held, 100-person corporation headquartered out of CARR America Corporate Center in Pleasanton, California. For more information, visit blog.leapfish.com.

About Make-A-Wish
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants magical wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength and joy. For more information, visit www.makeawish.org

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/leapfish/makeawish/prweb3214544.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Come to Maggianos Little Italy(R) to Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish(R)
2. Video: Allergan Announces the LATISSE(TM) Wishes Campaign, Committing $1 Million to The Make-A-Wish Foundation(R)
3. Maggianos Little Italy(R) Celebrates Sixth Annual Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish(R) in Chicago
4. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
5. R. P. Simmons Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million for New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus
6. Patient Advocate Foundation Launches Program to Help Uninsured Virginians with Chronic, Debilitating and Life-Threatening Illness Access Quality Healthcare
7. AIDS Healthcare Foundation Applauds City Commissioners Support of Diversity, Urges Call for Mayors Resignation
8. National Osteoporosis Foundation Teams Up With Ladies Home Journal Magazine to Launch a 10-city Mall Walk Tour
9. Judge Rules That Florida Disease Management Program Serving 8,000 HIV/AIDS Patients Should Be Re-bid, Says AIDS Healthcare Foundation
10. The Tug McGraw Foundation Announces 2007 Fundraising Gala
11. The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Pushes for Pre-K Expansion in Georgia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
LeapFish and Make-a-Wish Foundation Join Forces to Raise $10,000 and Tweet an Ill Child's Wish True 
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes ... classic American timber frame barn kits, which can be found on its website at ... historic American barn plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Two director-level employees of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield ... (TWIN) 2016 honorees. The award recognizes businesswomen who excel in their fields and ... of the MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Services and Supports) Program at Horizon NJ Health and ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... New Hampshire (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... skin care products, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the ... entering parenthood. Badger was named as one of nine small businesses providing progressive benefits ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An influential resource amongst nurses and professionals ... shed lights on the variety of topics detailing why we appreciate nurses in so ... this career has gone from being in a major recession to one of the ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... With over 60 percent of ... demand for a sustainable product to aid in the rehabilitation process has steadily increased. ... recovery of individuals with hemiplegia due to stroke. , Ekso Bionics has now received ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016  A new study highlights the necessity of health literacy ... Journal of the American College of Radiology , a majority of oncology patients undergo ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160527/373022 ... ... Medical Diagnostic Imaging Ampronix ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016 LabStyle ... Dario™ Diabetes Management Tool, today announced that the Company,s Chief ... Marcum MicroCap Conference being held June 1-2 in ... being held June 7-9 in Los Angeles, CA. ... discuss recent corporate and operational milestones, including the U.S. FDA ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... According to the 2016 report, ... ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system market growth. With aging, ... to respond to different pressure rates, leading to hypertension ... various cardiovascular disorders such as heart failure, stroke, coronary ... growing in prevalence each year. WHO estimates that 17 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: