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 January 29, 2014  Posted by  Expired
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The Boys & Girls Clubs in Greater Seattle and Metro Denver are busy fundraising to see which city’s clubs can raise the most money in their own Super Bowl of fund-raisers. Through February 4, community members, supporters and football fans are encouraged to donate to these two Boys & Girls Clubs, with the goal of raising at least $48,000 each for Seattle area and Denver area clubs, in honor of Super Bowl XLVIII (48).

A double-dare fundraising challenge

If the Seattle clubs win the “Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl,” Denver clubs kids and staff must wear Seahawks colors. And if the Denver clubs win, then Seattle clubs kids and staff will wear Broncos team colors for a day.

The money from the Super Bowl XLVIII fundraising challenge will enable these Boys & Girls Clubs to continue providing programs that help the kids in their communities.

Fundraising Stats as of midnight January 29

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (serving Greater Seattle) President Calvin Lyons said, “Like most of us, our kids are caught up in the excitement of the Super Bowl. The Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl will let kids make their own kind of history.”

The Denver Metro Boys & Girls Clubs are equally confident in their ability to raise funds. CEO Kathy Luna shared, “We are excited to take on this challenge and raise meaningful funds for Denver youth.”

Carole Cancler

Carole Cancler is a business and technology professional with experience in food science, technical writing, and product development. Her former company, Private Chef Natural Gourmet in Seattle, Washington specialized in frozen gourmet meals. Prior to that, Carole spent 11 years at Microsoft as a software engineer and program manager. Her writing expertise includes business intelligence, websites, newsletters, and recipe development. Currently, she focuses on writing and consulting for the food and technology industries and, for fun, teaches cooking classes. Her first cookbook, The Home Preserving Bible is available on Amazon. Carole owns and operates Greater Seattle on the Cheap.

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