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CEI’s “Wrap It In Red” Raises Thousands for Me Fine Foundation

“Wrap It In Red”, a fundraiser held on December 10th and hosted by locally owned CEI Digital Office, raised over $5,000 for the Me Fine Foundation. The digital office solutions provider hosted the event at their headquarters and WRAL-TV personality Elizabeth Gardner served as emcee for the night. Continue reading

Carolina Hurricanes Scores Big For Me Fine

Our friends at the Carolina Hurricanes played Santa Claus over Christmas by hosting a weeklong toy drive, collecting nearly 450 toys. The toys were donated to Me Fine and East Durham Children’s Initiative in order to provide some holiday cheer for families in need. All donors received a “buy one, get one” ticket voucher to the Canes game versus the Washington Capitals on December 21st. Continue reading

News release- 2015 Me Fine Foundation Gala Most Successful To Date

Raleigh, N.C. (October 25th, 2015)- The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce over $175,000 was raised at their annual gala held at City Club Raleigh on September 26th, 2015. The Me Fine Gala presented by Centrifuge Media, was a night of celebration hosted by reality television stars Penn and Kim Holderness and topped off by the presentation of the “Hero for Life” award. The gala serves as the non-profit’s annual signature fundraiser, 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

Meet Sawyer: More Life and Love than Anyone

Rather than a family, this entry is about one strong boy. The father wanted the focus on his son.

Meet Sawyer. He’s a beautiful boy with the biggest, sweetest heart imaginable. Sawyer was diagnosed with a Grade III Anaplastic Ependymoma (tumor) at the age of four. Throughout his treatment, he never complained a single time or batted an eye once. Sawyer is an extremely optimistic and caring soul, and always puts others before himself. Continue reading

Humbly Made “DRIVEN BY HOPE” TO HELP ME FINE

The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce Humbly Made, Raleigh-based clothing company, has dedicated a t-shirt to benefit Me Fine’s mission to help children battling critical illness. A majority of the sales from the “Driven For Hope” t-shirt created and produced by Humbly Made will be directly contribute to the Me Fine Foundation. Continue reading

Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q Fundraiser A Success!

A big “THANK YOU!” to our supporters at Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q! The North Carolina restaurant group known for their legendary Bar-B-Q donated 5% of July 28th’s sales from their Wake and Johnston County locations to the Me Fine Foundation. We are pleased to announce the fundraiser yielded a $2100 donation to our organization! These funds will 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

Me Fine in action-Christmas in July

On July 8th and 15th, we spread some cheer to kids who really needed it. Thanks to the thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys donated by our supporters, we were once again able to bring Christmas in July to the children at Duke and UNC Children’s hospitals. Led by the one and only Santa Claus, volunteers distributed 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

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