Monday March 27th 2017 LONGVIEW- The recent start-up local chapter of the 100 Men Who Care, will be presenting $13,090.00 in funds raised to the Community House on Broadway Wednesday March 29th at 12:30pm at Community House at 1107 Broadway Longview, WA . Participating and contributing men, the public and media are invited to attend this ceremonial event.
“Just two weeks after our first event, we are happy to present our ceremonial check to the Community House on Broadway, a ceremonial check for more than our $10,000 goal” said Jeff Wilson, “our event was a tremendous success thanks to the generous men of Cowlitz County and their donations.” “The Community House serves a valuable role in our community and we are proud to support their work.”
The group of men raised more than $6,500.00 immediately the night of the event and according to the organizers more donations continued to come in from those who attended, and from individuals who were not able to attend the event and additional pledges and contributions from inspired community members.
Altogether, the group raised $13,090.00, exceeding their $10,000.00 goal.
“We are so incredibly thankful for the outpouring of support,” said Mike Wallin, “and we welcome additional Men to join us in June.”
Donations are made payable directly to the Community House on Broadway and the men suggest that any interested community members either join the group, or donate directly to Community House if they choose.
“We would welcome additional contributions to the Community House,” said Lonnie Knowles, “Any man, or any other person or group, who would like to join us in supporting the Community House on Broadway is welcome and encouraged to do so.”
The 100 Men Who Care next fundraising event is already in the planning stages and nominations for prospective charities will open soon. Check the website for more information.
“The next meeting of the 100 Men Who Care will be Wednesday June 14th at the Longview Eagles, the event will start at 5:45pm, to check in, register and enjoy camaraderie” said Jason Meunier. “We ask men to register online now.”
The local chapter which is called “100 Men Who Care Lower Columbia Chapter” has a website up at www.100mwcLowerColumbia.com and a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/100menwhocarelowercolumbia The 100 Men’s group is the first of its kind for Men in Washington State.
“Our online presence is going to be the best place for people to learn more, register and nominate their favorite charities,” said Russ Meder.
For media inquiries please contact Mike Wallin at 360-560-3636