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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 19, 2011

PRESS CONTACT:

Kelly Kapaun/Christopher Davis

805.687.3322

Reserve Space to Sell Your Children’s Old Toys at the Fourth Annual Kidz for a Cure Toy Sale and

Fundraiser


Cancer Center of Santa Barbara Fundraiser Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

Santa Barbara, CA, April 19, 2011 —Clear out your children’s old toys, show them the value of giving back, and help support pediatric cancer research at the Fourth Annual Kidz for a Cure toy sale and fundraiser.

Kidz for a Cure was spearheaded in 2008 by then eight-year-old entrepreneur Madison Lewandowski who wanted to help find a cure for pediatric cancer while showing her young peers the magic of philanthropy.

Support Cancer Center of Santa Barbara’s Pediatric Oncology Research Fund* by selling your children’s gently-used, clean, working toys, games, electronics, videos/DVDs and books that they’ve outgrown or are ready to pass on.  Call the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara by Thursday, May 5th to reserve one of the spaces (first come, first serve) to sell items. Those who reserve space to sell items will receive a “Thank You” envelope with goodies from Golf N’ Stuff, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, McConnell’s Ice Cream, Kingston Candy Co. and more. Meet people, sell your items and raise money for pediatric cancer research!

*Cancer Center of Santa Barbara provides a yearly grant from this fund to Cottage Hospital’s pediatric oncology program for research.

Deadline to reserve space: Thursday, May 5th (first come, first served)
Date of Event: Saturday, May 7th
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Cancer Center of Santa Barbara parking lot, behind 524 & 525 W. Pueblo St.

For more information or to reserve a space to sell items and receive your “Thank You” goodies, please call the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara at (805) 898-2116 or email [email protected].

The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara is an independent, not-for-profit corporation, providing state-of-the-art cancer treatment. Since 1949, through the charitable giving of families and foundations, the Cancer Center has stayed in the vanguard of comprehensive, non-surgical, outpatient cancer care. By retaining highly trained and devoted medical personnel, acquiring the latest technology and protocols, and integrating patient support and wellness programs, the Cancer Center treats those on the journey to live with, through, and beyond cancer.

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