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Christmas in July 2017!

On July 20th and 27th, the Me Fine Foundation will once again spread some cheer to kids who really need it. Thanks to the thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys donated by our supporters, we were once again will bring Christmas in July to the children at Duke and UNC Children’s hospitals. Led by the one and only Santa Claus, volunteers will distribute toys to the sickest children in the hospitals. Christmas in July is important in that it fills a recreation and activity gap in the summer when so many volunteers, staff, and students are away. Continue reading

Get Your Daily Dose of Cheer

“Love can change the world in a moment”

A lot of families either start or end their day by tuning in to the news to get a pulse on current events around the globe. Most news channels will report the atrocities – whether that be violence, famine or terror. Once in a while, that bad will be interspersed with hopeful, inspiring stories. Personally, I choose to focus on those. Stories that promote, peace, happiness and support. It also happens that celebrities, most commonly music artists, are seen supporting these messages. One such story was in relation to Red Nose Day, in March 2017.  Continue reading

How Do You Handle Hearing Tough, Often Unexpected News?

Imagine this

Taking your child to their weekly baseball games and being excited that your budding baseballer is hitting the home runs, catching all the balls and being the star of the team. But then imagine that something did not feel quite right: your child is breathing a little harder and is seemingly more exhausted. So you take them to the doctor and think, “Okay, it’s probably just a minor condition. Maybe he’s recovering from his cold that he had a week ago.” Continue reading

News Release-Me Fine Foundation Announces Spring Fundraiser

For Immediate Release

Me Fine Foundation, Inc.

5100 US Hwy. 70 East

Princeton, NC 27569

Phone: (919) 202-0086

Email: info@mefinefoundation.org

Me Fine Foundation Announces Spring Fundraiser

Music for Me Fine features BJ Barham; to raise $30k for families of sick children Continue reading

Daddy-Daughter Hair Styling Class

As the father of a seven-year-old girl, there’s one parenting duty I always delegate to my wife: hair styling. I was in a pickle last week when my wife went on her annual girl’s weekend beach trip and my daughter wanted braids in her hair. A YouTube video was useless since I am a hands-on training type of guy. Thanks to an idea from Me Fine Foundation supporter Sebastian Bunster, I won’t be in this predicament anymore. Continue reading

NEWS RELEASE- 2016 ME FINE FOUNDATION GALA SHATTERS FUNDRAISING RECORD

2016 ME FINE FOUNDATION GALA SHATTERS FUNDRAISING RECORD

Raleigh, N.C. (October 4th, 2016)- The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce that it raised over $220,000 at their signature fundraiser, the Me Fine Gala, held at City Club Raleigh on September 17th. The Gala, presented by Centrifuge Media, celebrated Me Fine’s accomplishments over the last year and served as a thank you to the amazing team of donors and allies who helped in that success. Continue reading

News Release-Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q® Franchises Commits Five Year Financial Endowment To Me Fine Foundation

Raleigh, N.C. (September 9th 2016)- The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce two franchises of the North Carolina-based Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q® brand has committed $20,000 over the next five years to Me Fine Foundation. The endowment will support the non-profit’s mission to provide financial assistance and emotional support programs to parents and caregivers whose children are receiving long term medical treatment from Duke and UNC Children’s Hospitals. Continue reading

Christmas In July Brings Hope To Families In Need

Santa Claus and The Avengers came to visit some children being treated at Duke and UNC hospitals on July 21st and 27th, courtesy of The Me Fine Foundation. Thanks to the thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys donated by our supporters, The Me Fine Foundation’s annual Christmas in July event was a “marvel” success!   Continue reading

Two Me Fine Board Members Named TBJ’s 40 under 40!

We’re ecstatic that two of our board members were recognized by the Triangle Business Journal in their annual 40 Under 40 awards. The 40 Under 40 awards recognize outstanding professionals under the age of 40 for their contributions to their organizations and to the community.  Continue reading

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