Charity Fund Raiser Announced for Con-X-Treme 2008Jul 22nd 2008
Castro Valley, CA. con-X-treme organizers announced fund raiser plans for Oakland's Children's Hospital at this year's convention event. Fund raising activities will include an active donation campaign and will be highlighted by a charity auction.
Over $1,000 was raised at last year's fund raising this year. “We're expecting raise more than five times last year's efforts,” Rob Miles, convention chairman explains to donors and supporters. “The auction will be the highlight of the evening's festivities. We anticipate a large number of contributions from the community to support an institution that gives so much to the children in the community.” Numerous members of the convention's board and production team have ties to or are supporters of the hospital, which services a diverse community throughout the Bay Area.
con-X-treme organizers will be taking donations throughout the weeks before the convention weekend. Contributors will receive recognition in the convention program and donations are tax deductible. For auction donation information, please contact Angel at (510) 317-9875 or email her at [email protected]
For more information about convention activities, please visit the website at http://www.con-x-treme.org. For more information about Children's Hospital of Oakland, visit their website at http://www.childrenshospitaloakland.org.