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Panthers Foundation And Party City Team Up To Fight Pediatric Cancer

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers Foundation announced today that Party City will run a national dollar drive donation to support the fight against pediatric cancer. The in-store promotion started on Sunday, Feb. 24 and will run until Saturday, March 16. 

All Party City stores in the United States will participate in the program and proceeds of the dollars raised will be donated to cancer related charities.

“We are ecstatic that Party City is raising money and awareness for a cause that is so dear to us,” said Panthers Foundation Executive Director Andria Nolan. “Money raised will go directly to fight pediatric cancer and help the kids.”

Party City will hold a Kick Off Party for the Dollar drive at their store in Fort Lauderdale from 5-7pm on Wednesday, March 6, featuring raffles and giveaways as well as photo opportunities with the Panthers 2011-12 Southeast Division Championship banner. The Party City in Fort Lauderdale is located at the Northridge Shopping Center at 843 East Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334.

The Florida Panthers Foundation was recently named the outstanding foundation in Broward County as part of the 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards

The mission of the Florida Panthers Foundation is to build a better future for the children of South Florida.  Through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and community outreach programs, the Foundation maintains a focus on children’s health, fitness, education and cultural needs.  During the 2010 season the Florida Panthers Foundation implemented the Panthers Pledge for Pediatric Cancer, which outlines our determined efforts to support children and families battling pediatric cancer. To learn more about the foundation and get involved please contact Andria Nolan, Executive Director at 954-835-7714.

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