Kosair Charities® Announces Partnership with U of L’s raiseRED Dance Marathon

RaiseRedKosair Charities to match first 50 dancers who raise $1,000
Event Date: February 23, 2018

LOUISVILLE, KY (November 1, 2017) – Kosair Charities is proud to announce a new partnership with the raiseRED Dance Marathon, presented by Papa John’s Pizza. RaiseRED is a nationally recognized student-led philanthropic campaign that fights to end pediatric cancer and better the lives of children and their families in Louisville.

 

RaiseRED focuses year-round to support the children, families, and doctors fighting pediatric cancer at UofL.  Fundraising has begun and will cumulate with an 18-hour dance marathon celebration on February23, 2018 beginning at 6 p.m.

Kosair Charities has committed to match up to $50,000 for raiseRED’s top 50 student fundraisers in 2018. In 2017, raiseRED’s top individual fundraiser raised more than $4,000 and overall 1,000 students raised more than $459,000 through 6,585 unique donations. RaiseRED’s 2018 dance marathon has a fundraising goal of $550,000. Since raiseRED’s establishment in 2013, more than $1,000,000 has been raised for the fight against pediatric cancer at UofL.

“RaiseRED is excited to begin this partnership with Kosair Charities. Our aim is that through our combined efforts and a common mission, we can spread our influence and further benefit the lives of children in our community, stated Mary Grace Gormley, raiseRED Sponsorship Coordinator. We are so grateful to be working with Kosair Charities, and we can’t wait to see where this partnership takes us!”

All proceeds from raiseRED Dance Marathon will support patient care in the UofL Physicians – Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders outpatient practice as well as research performed at the University of Louisville. You can donate now: https://raisered.org

 

About Kosair Charities
Since 1923 Kosair Charities has had one primary mission – helping children in need. Kosair Charities knows that the quality of a child’s tomorrow depends largely on the quality of health, medical treatment, and support a child receives today. Kosair Charities supports over 100 pediatric agencies in our community by donating funding for research, clinical services, health education and care every year. For more information, please visit https://kosair.org or call 502.637.7696. Follow Kosair Charities on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

 

About raiseRED
RaiseRED is a nationally recognized student-led philanthropic campaign that fights to end pediatric cancer and better the lives of Louisville children and their families. RaiseRED is the University of Louisville’s largest student-run philanthropic organization and the only student organization to support the clinical and medical research efforts at the University of Louisville. RaiseRED works year-round to support the children, families, and doctors fighting pediatric cancer at UofL. For more information, please visit https://raisered.org/. Follow raiseRED on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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