Nashville, Tenn. (September 30, 2016) - Nashville Predators forward James Neal and Captain Mike Fisher will be attending a fundraising reception honoring Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee next week. The event, which takes place on Oct. 5, is the second Make-A-Wish event this season that Neal has partnered with, the first being his Second Annual James Neal Hockey Clinic presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee earlier in September.
"Working with Make-A-Wish has allowed me to give back to the Nashville community while knowing the direct impact I get to help make," Neal said. "These kids are so inspiring and I can't imagine what they have to go through every day, so I love being able to do what I can to guarantee their wishes come true."
What: Fundraising Reception Honoring Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee
Who: Nashville Predators James Neal and Mike Fisher, Anne Davis, Mayor Karl Dean and 100 guests
When: Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (CT)
Where: Home of Anne Davis & Mayor Karl Dean
Notes: Ticket price is $500 per person, $1,000 per couple and all guests in attendance will receive a photo with James Neal and Mike Fisher. Space is limited to the first 100 guests; to purchase a ticket, please click here.
About Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee:
Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 37 minutes and has granted more than 254,000 wishes in the United States since inception. For more information about Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, visit middletennessee.wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish®.
About the Nashville Predators Foundation:
The Nashville Predators recognize they play an important role in the community beyond what takes place on the ice. Established in September 1998, the Predators Foundation strives to meet the educational, social, health and cultural needs of the community by offering unique resources and financial support to local youth-oriented organizations, awarding almost $5 million to the greater Nashville community. Between grants and other charitable donations, such as player ticket programs and fund-raising efforts, the Foundation donated nearly $1 million in cash to community organizations during the 2015-16 season. To learn more about the Nashville Predators Foundation and see a list of upcoming events, visit www.nashvillepredators.com/foundation.