Kicking For Kids Who Can`t

Released on: September 25, 2007, 8:33 am

Press Release Author: Ginna Goodenow

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: August 31, 2007: Washington, DC: Kicking for Kids Who Can\'t
is a fund-raising Washington DC event to benefit the Limbs for Life Foundation.

Press Release Body: The Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization
dedicated to providing full prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise
afford it and to raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees. The Children
charity event will be held on The National Mall between 7th and 10th Streets on
Sunday, October 7th, 2007 from 1 pm to 4:30 pm.

Children and adults who are interested in making a difference in the life of another
child are invited to participate in this fund-raising Washington DC event. Kickers
will ask people for donations by sponsoring them to \"kick\" anything ranging from
soccer balls, kick balls, and hackey sacks to dance kicks and martial arts kicks.
Any contribution will be accepted to benefit Limbs for Life Children Charity.

Special guests involved with Washington DC Event include Iraq veteran and triple
amputee, Bryan Anderson as guest speaker. Gracie Rosenberger, founder of Standing
With Hope, a double amputee and professional singer from Nashville will perform,
amputee martial arts expert Ron Mann will return to perform his famous 1000 kicks
drill. Also attending for the first time is Harley Jackson, an amputee breakdancer
who will show us all how to get moving during a demo with his crew. Additional
guests of this children charity event include members of the DC United soccer team.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is also getting involved in this landmark
children charity benefit by drawing veteran amputees and volunteers from within the
VA to the event to participate and educate all people, able-bodied or not. Wayne
Miller, a Vietnam veteran and above-knee amputee, will open the Washington DC event
with the singing of the National Anthem as well as award the children medals at the
closing ceremonies.

Sponsors for this children charity event include Coca Cola, Inc, the DC United
soccer team, College Park Industries, Maryland Orthodics and Prosthetics, Fleet
Feet, HKS Architects, Champion Martial Arts, DC Kickball, Performance Fitness &
Tennis, Oakley Sunglasses, Proforma Promotions and others.

For more information on the children charity Washington DC event or to get involved
please visit:

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Web Site:

Contact Details: 14305 Piccadilly Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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