On October10th-13th 2013, Monroe area residents will team up with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® in the fight against childhood cancer. The Stand Up and Rock Out 3 Day Benefit is an event to give area residents the opportunity to help support the lifesaving mission of one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. The 4 day benefit will be held at the following locations on the dates specified: Thursday October 10th – Sterling State Park (Monroe, MI). Friday October 11th – Monroe Sports Center (Monroe, MI). Saturday October 12th – Royal Oak Music Theater (Detroit MI). Sunday October 13th – Agua Dulce (Monroe, MI)
The event will include the following: cosmic bowling, a 2 mile walk or jog, silent auctions, meet & greets, concert, and a coffee/tea event. In addition to attending these events, the public can also donate via our volunteers or by placing their donations online using any of our volunteer’s donation pages located on our St. Jude website. Tickets for each event will go on sale Friday May 25th at 10am and will be available until Monday September 15th, 2013 (or while tickets last). You can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster™, AEG Live Entertainment Group®, or through the Stand Up and Rock Out Facebook Page.
“We are excited to help raise awareness and funds to support the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is to find cures and save children,” said William Schwab, event coordinator. “The Stand Up and Rock Out 3 Day Benefit will truly make a difference in helping the children of St. Jude fight cancer and other deadly diseases.”
Since opening in 1962, St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world. No child is ever denied treatment because of a family’s inability to pay. With a daily operating cost of $1.7 million, St. Jude depends mostly on public contributions and fundraising events, like Stand Up and Rock Out
For information about this event, follow us on Twitter @StandUpRockOut, like Stand Up and Rock Out on Facebook or e-mail us at email@example.com
For information on how to host to host a fundraising event for St. Jude, call 1-800-457-2444 or visit www.stjude.org/specialevents.