Fans of NBC's Top-Rated Show - The Office - Are Raising Funds for the
Lymphoma Research Foundation
NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) takes this opportunity to thank the many "employees" of the 48 branches of Dunder Mifflin Infinity (DMI) for selecting LRF as the charity their branch will support during the DMI's "Summer Splash - United Way Fundraiser."
Under the direction from their corporate headquarters - NBC.com - each DMI employee had to select one charity from a corporate-approved list of nine for their DMI branch to support. Voting started on July 10th and ended on July 17th. Out of the 163 DMI branches, 48 selected the Lymphoma Research Foundation.
"On behalf of everyone at LRF, I want to thank the employees of those 48 branches for selecting our organization," commented Suzanne Bliss, LRF's President. "We wholeheartedly welcome them to the vast network of people fighting lymphoma."
In addition to providing DMI branches with a way to support community needs, the "Summer Splash - United Way Fundraiser" is also a competition. After the campaign ends on Thursday, August 28, 2008 - 3PM ET / 12 PM PT and the results are tallied, the DMI branch that raised the most will be crowned The Most Philanthropic of all Dunder Mifflin Infinity.
About Dunder Mifflin and Dunder Mifflin Infinity
Dunder Mifflin, Inc. Paper Company is the fictional paper company featured in NBC's top-rated show - The Office. DMI is the online community of approximately 55,000 fans of The Office that belong to 200 different branches across the United States, Canada and abroad.
For more information, visit http://www.dundermifflininfinity.com
About the Lymphoma Research Foundation
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation's largest voluntary health organization devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and providing patients and healthcare professionals with critical information on the disease. LRF's mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.
More than 85 cents of every dollar spent goes to research and programming. As of the close of FY 2007, LRF has funded over $35 million in lymphoma- specific research. LRF also provides a comprehensive series of programs and services for patients, survivors and loved ones affected by lymphoma, including our toll-free Lymphoma Helpline and Clinical Trials Information Service, in-person patient education programs, webcasts/teleconferences and support services.
For more information, visit http://www.lymphoma.org
|SOURCE The Lymphoma Research Foundation|
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