Friendship Bowl Press Release

Contact: Page Sacks                                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tel. 310.322.3900

Email: psacks@walkwithsally.org

Date: 01/25/17

WALK WITH SALLY KICKS OFF FRIENDSHIP BOWL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Help change the lives of 16 kids impacted by cancer

Fundraising has officially begun for the 10th annual Friendship Bowl event which culminates on March 11th, 2017 at PV Bowl. To kick off the fundraising efforts, Walk With Sally hosted an event mixer at Uncorked Hermosa Beach on Tuesday, January 24th from 6:30-9:30pm. 

Members of the advisory board, Walk With Sally supporters, as well as Friendship Bowl participants and teammates gathered to celebrate the campaign’s official launch and learn of the organizations goal to raise $80,000; enough money to financially support 16 new friendships for an entire year. Guests enjoyed discounted wine flights, and complimentary hor d’oeuvres as the initial corporate sponsors for Friendship Bowl were announced. Official sponsors include Manhattan Beach Toyota, Dealer.com, Wells Fargo, and Laser Skin Care Center.

Walk With Sally is an LA based nonprofit dedicated to providing mentorship programs free of charge to children whose families have been impacted by cancer. Funds raised during annual events such as the Friendship Bowl enable the organization to match mentors and mentees in waiting, as well as support the various outings and friendship activities new matches will participate in throughout the year.   

“I have had the privilege of mentoring 3 boys since I started the program, and look forward to matching children worldwide who have been impacted by cancer.” – Nick Arquette, Founder

Walk With Sally

Founded in the Southbay of Los Angeles, Walk With Sally has positioned itself at the forefront of community involvement and leadership in the 10 years since its inception. Through local partnerships with various schools and organizations, Walk With Sally has become the leading referral source for children and their families who have been impacted by cancer.

To learn more visit www.walkwithsally.org, or call us at 310.322.3900

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