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Helping Michigan Families Fight Cancer with Angels of Hope
U Can-Cer Vive, powered by Team LaFontaine, is working with the Angels of Hope to raise money to help Michigan families fight cancer.
Highland, Michigan: On June 5, 2015 the U Can-Cer Vive 9 & Wine is being held at Fountains Golf and Banquet to benefit the Angels of Hope. This event is the culmination of a larger effort to raise $250,000 for the Angels of Hope and with collected donations already totaling over $55,000, the fundraising campaign is off to a great start.
With golf, dinner and a party featuring live music from Annabelle Road, you’ll quickly realize that the 9 & Wine is not your typical fundraiser.
Kelley LaFontaine, co-founder of U Can-Cer Vive, tells us what makes the 9 & Wine a special event,
The theme of our event, Kicking Cancer Country Style, puts an emphasis on our guests having a fun and enjoyable time while raising money to support such an amazing organization like Angels of Hope.
Guests who attend the 9 & Wine are encouraged to dress the part and embrace the country music style theme to the party.
Tickets are available for purchase on TeamLaFontaine.com with all proceeds going directly to the campaign for Angels of Hope.
There are two ticket packages available:
- $134 per ticket: Golf, Dinner and Party
- $84 per ticket: Dinner and Party only
If you can not attend the event, but would like to support the campaign, you can make an online donation.
There are also a variety of sponsorship packages available for businesses or individuals to choose from.
In addition to the festivities, there will be both silent and live auctions featuring some unique items for you to take home:
- Autographed Kid Rock American Flag Guitar
- Auto Show Black Tie Event Package complete with gala attire & limousine transportation
- Tailgate & Suite Package for the Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox on July 26th
- Summer in the D Concert Package with 4 tickets to see the hottest summer concerts including Kid Rock, One Direction and more!
About U Can-Cer Vive
U Can-Cer Vive is an organization founded by Ryan & Kelley LaFontaine in 2014 who’s mission it is to provide funds directly to Michigan based cancer research facilities and local families fighting cancer.
The organization continues the tradition that began with Team LaFontaine in 2010 when Ryan and Kelley began working annually with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society after Ryan was diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma. During their partnership, Team LaFontaine raised over one-million dollars for the LLS.
About Angels of Hope
Angles of Hope is a dedicated team of volunteers, who are steadfast in our goal of providing ‘everyday angels’ a way to bring hope to children and their families as they battle cancer.
For nearly a decade, Angels of Hope has been providing financial assistance to children and those who love and care for them as they battle cancer (theirs or a parents). With 100% of donations and proceeds from events directly financing these families we ensure every dollar does the most good, from donation to deed.
Each year we host two signature events, our “A Night of Hope” gala and “Angels of Hope Golf Outing”. Your support of these events helps bring our vision to reality.