The Walk For Hope Rally

Top Quote Westgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is hosting a fundraising event with proceeds benefiting The Walk for Hope. This lively rally will be held at the dealership, located at 6421 Old Westgate Rd on October 01, 2011 from 11:00am till 2:00 p.m. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) September 30, 2011 - Best known for putting people in the best quality vehicles, making great deals, providing superior customer service, and pioneering the "Better Buying Center" for their customers, this Saturday, Westgate is urging people to get out of their cars and to get ready to walk. A special rally is being hosted to drum up support and register walkers for the following weekends 23rd Annual Thad and Alice Eure Walk for Hope. Westgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram invites the entire community to visit the dealership to help support their efforts to make this year's Walk for Hope the best yet. Every person that donates at the rally will receive 500 dollars in Westgate bucks as a thank you! Please come rally support with Westgate and the onsite Walk for Hope team.

    At this special event not only will you find free food from Papa John's and free drinks, but also a special registration area where walkers can sign up. Additionally, Walk for Hope raffle tickets are being sold to win lots of great prizes from Best Buy, Patio Pro and the 42nd Street Oyster Bar. All proceeds benefit Walk for Hope!

    With many activities planned, Westgate expects this lively event to be fun and enjoyable for the entire family. Papa John's Pizza at Little Brier Creek Ln. has graciously donated the food for the special event. Drinks provided Westgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.

    "I feel honored to be able to host such a significant event," said Ehsan Khani, Owner of Westgate, "We are trying to do everything we can to create awareness about the upcoming annual Walk for Hope as well as help raise funds for such a fantastic cause ."

    Westgate is not only hosting this rally but is also a headline sponsor in the annual walk itself on October 9th, 2011.

    The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness was established in 1984 by the late Thad and Alice Eures commitment to fund research for mental illness. The Foundation of Hope is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to funding breakthroughs in the treatment of mental illness.

    After Thad Eure's death in 1988, his employees of the Angus Barn, Fat Daddy's Restaurant and 42nd Street Oyster Bar decided to honor his memory by raising money for the Foundation of Hope. They called their fund raising event The Thad Eure, Jr. Walk for Hope. Those employees never dreamed that the event would be so successful that it would become an annual community event and the Foundation's biggest fund-raiser. The Walk for Hope is the country's oldest annual community walk raising funds for research and treatment of mental illness.

    For more information about the Foundation of Hope 23rd Annual Walk for Hope please visit:

    Nat Collins
    Star Performance Marketing
    Phone: 866-470-2636 Ext 109
    Email: nathanial.collins ( @ ) starperformancemarketing dot com

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