Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller
is giving fans in Buffalo a 'Reason to Rock.'
Announcing plans for his fifth annual Catwalk for Charity, presented by New Era, the netminder is taking the theme back to the early 1980s and days of studded leather and big hair.
"Every year people tell us about how much fun they have and I think this year we are starting to hit our stride, figuring out what people want," Miller said. "Obviously the boys are going to be out there again and having some fun. You can see the players with their guard down a little bit... it makes for a great time, a great party and a great cause."
The event will take place on November 21 at the Town Ballroom (Entrance at 676 Washington Street in downtown Buffalo) and will benefit Miller's Steadfast Foundation
, which raises money for those afflicted and affected by cancer.
The Catwalk festivities are similar to years past, but with a few new additions: Select auction items will be available on the Steadfast Foundation Web site to bid on prior to the event, and fans hoping to attend can follow all of the updates on twitter.com/catwalk4charity
- This is a 21-and-over event, a rule that will be enforced at the door
- Dishes from the finest restaurants in Western New York
- Live and silent auction
- Jordan & Holly Levy will be the honoary chair couplf for Catwalk V.
- Sponsorship packages available: see www.thesteadfastfoundation.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Individual tickets go on sale in mid-October (note: if all tickets sell through sponsorship sales, no individual tickets will be for sale)
- For more event information email email@example.com
"We've raised close to $650,000 in the last four and a half years. I'm really happy with the way we've grown," he said. "It's become a full movement in a way... I'm proud of the efforts we've had and of the people who helped me to raise the awareness and have people take a moment out of their day to think about some people that need their help in the community."
About The Steadfast Foundation
The goal of The Steadfast Foundation is to help provide patients and their families with support to improve their circumstances and attitude, giving them the best environment and a better ability to battle the disease.
Among the organizations supported by The Steadfast Foundation is Carly’s Club for Kids and Cancer Research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The Steadfast Foundation is the primary sponsor of all psychosocial support programs provided by Carly’s Club to make life more manageable for young Western New York patients and their families.
From unforgettable group outings and patient milestone parties to the annual Cancer in the Classroom program and school outreach efforts to help children connect with peers and loved ones, The Steadfast Foundation’s support plays a critical role in improving the lives of young cancer patients. Visit www.thesteadfastfoundation.com