WHO: Cotton Patch Café president, Larry Marshall, and executives
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, families and staff
Dr. Carol Wise, director of molecular genetics at TSRHC, will speak at the event
WHAT: Through the Cotton Patch Cares community program, executives from Cotton Patch Café will present a check to TSRHC for more than $86,000 – proceeds from the fourth annual Cotton Patch Café Challenge.
The Cotton Patch Café Challenge ran from March 26 through May 13, 2012. For every $25 gift made to the hospital through the Challenge during that time, participants received a $25 gift card to Cotton Patch Café. Through the Challenge, 892 individuals made donations to TSRHC, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting patients at the hospital. Cotton Patch Café has been a supporter of the hospital since 2007 and has raised more than $350,000 for patients at TSRHC.
WHEN: Thursday, July 19, 2012
1 p.m. – Cotton Patch Café check presentation to TSRHC patients and staff in the TSRHC Child Life Playroom
WHERE: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, Texas 75219
*Please meet a TSRHC public relations representative at the main entrance to be escorted to the event.
PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
• Cotton Patch Café executives presenting a check to TSRHC staff
• TSRHC patients, families and staff participating in the check presentation
TSRHC INFORMATION: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.