Navigation Links
Several US Children Among Worldwide Heroes for Inspirational Fundraising Efforts with Celine Dion
Date:10/29/2008

Stories of 12 Young Heroes Documented in Book, Greeting Cards and Calendar

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Faces of Hope, an organization whose objective is to celebrate life and raise money to assist children's needs, has announced the release of a new book, entitled "12 Heroes Among Us," that shares the story of 12 courageous children from around the world and their amazing stories of courage and survival. This inspirational book shares the children's amazing testimonials of hope, courage and survival and captures their unique gathering with Grammy award-winning singer and humanitarian Celine Dion in Montreal to celebrate their lives and raise money for children around the world.

Four children from the US and eight others from around the world, including Canada, were selected as the focus of this year's "Faces of Hope," a year-long celebration of life. In addition to the book, Faces of Hope has also released a family calendar, dedicating one month to each of the children. Both the book and the calendar capture the spirit and heart of these young heroes along with Celine in a collection of beautiful photos. With the same inspirational theme, Hallmark(R) has joined forces with Faces of Hope to proudly offer motivational greeting cards and seasonal musical cards as well.

North Carolina resident Anna Williamson, who can be found on the book's cover with Dion, has lived with spina bifida, a birth defect that typically results in paralysis and other complications. With a radical surgery performed while still in the womb, Williamson is now a growing eight year old who has exceeded the expectations of the medical community. Other young heroes featured have overcome equally traumatic experiences including horrific vehicle accidents, surviving violence and the deaths of their parents in natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and the Indonesian tsunami.

As part of the launch of the book several of the 12 children shared their amazing stories along with Celine on the Oprah Winfrey Show which aired on Tuesday, October 28, 2008. Proceeds from the products will benefit different children's causes supported by Celine Dion and UNICEF.

To learn more about the book, calendar or greeting cards please visit http://www.facesofhope2008.com.

About Faces of Hope

Faces of Hope is a series of international events whose objective is to celebrate life. This year, the organization has chosen to underscore the courage of 12 children from nine countries throughout the world. These 12 children have survived incredible dramas, and today they are coping well and want to share their experiences with other young people and their families. As in past years, the Faces of Hope team has had the unique opportunity to be able to count on Celine Dion to realize these events. These stories of extraordinary courage, the breathtaking exclusive photos of Celine with our little heroes, and the ways to help Faces of Hope continue the activities and help children in need. Proceeds from the products will benefit different children's causes supported by Celine Dion and UNICEF. For more information about Faces of Hope and to view products for purchase, please visit http://www.facesofhope2008.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Faces of Hope
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Houston Northwest Medical Center Receives Clinical Excellence Awards for Several Service Lines
2. New vegetarian food with several benefits
3. Several Therapies Show Promise for Vascular Depression
4. Several methods for enhancing the functioning of defibrillators in cases of heart attack
5. London Luxury Receives Asthma & Allergy Friendly(TM) Certification for Several of Its Bedding Products
6. Derma Sciences Announces Several Clinical Presentations on MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressings at Upcoming APWCA Conference
7. Merck Pays More Than $400 Million to Settle Federal, State Medicaid Fraud Investigation Sparked by Qui Tam Whistleblower Case Detailing Marketing Schemes for Vioxx(R), Zocor(R), Several Other Drugs
8. Several genes that regulate the disease SLE have been identified
9. Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA File Lawsuits Against Several Companies for Patent Infringement
10. Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Initiates Voluntary Recall and Replacement Program for Several Robitussin Products and Childrens Dimetapp Cold & Chest Congestion
11. RxPop.com Announces Corporate Sponsorships with Several of the Nations Leading Health Charities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ‘Tis the season for giving! Today, 20 creative ... National Family Partnership and the Drug Enforcement Administration as part of the National Red ... 10 winning schools who decorated their campuses with this year’s Red Ribbon Week theme: ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... , ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... they now offer a comprehensive in-house dental plan for all patients. Understanding that ... a plan that gives patients a number of perks, including discounts on many ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... Deloitte Wisconsin 75, an annual ranking and recognition of the largest closely held ... list, having ranked from 2008-2016. In addition, Standard Process was awarded the Talent ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... Center For ... announced the opening of a new residential mental health treatment program in Chino ... issues such as severe anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, and other related issues. , ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... and stylish design wanted by today’s consumers at an affordable price, is now ... says the new watch is “a game changer” when it comes to the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2016 bioLytical Laboratories, un líder mundial en test rápidos ... HIV Self Test , a los miembros de la Kenya Pharmaceutical Association. ... ... INSTI HIV Self Test! (PRNewsFoto/bioLytical Laboratories) ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) bioLytical fue invitada por la ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... GARDENS, N.Y. , Dec. 2, 2016  LifeVac, ... will be included in the Emergency Response Training and ... are very excited to have LifeVac become part of ... Lih , Founder and CEO of LifeVac. "Having an ... LifeVac safely and effectively will help leverage our efforts ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... India , December 2, 2016 ... report "In Vitro Diagnostics/IVD Market by Product (Instruments, ... Hematology), Application (Diabetes, Oncology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases) ... global market is valued at USD 60.22 Billion ... at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: