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Sixth Annual IP5280’s Climbing for Kids to ascent Mount Bierstadt for children’s foundations; Climbers hope to raise $100,000

May 2, 2011
9:00am

IP5280's 6th Annual Climbing for Kids event will raise money for The Children's Hospital Foundation and The Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect during its annual mountain climb at 6 a.m. on August 12, 2011 at Mount Bierstadt.

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May 2, 2011

Contact:
Sanya Andersen-Vie
The Kempe Foundation
303-864-5317
andersen-vie.sanya@kempe.org

Monique Bronner
Communications Manager
The Children’s Hospital Foundation
720-777-1731

Karen Pearl
IP5280
303-800-0002
karen@ip5280.com

Sixth Annual IP5280’s Climbing for Kids to ascent Mount Bierstadt for children’s foundations; Climbers hope to raise $100,000

DENVER – IP5280's 6th Annual Climbing for Kids event will raise money for The Children's Hospital Foundation and The Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect during its annual mountain climb at 6 a.m. on August 12, 2011 at Mount Bierstadt.

The climb will raise funds for both of the children’s foundations through sponsorships, participant registration and donations.  This year’s fundraising goal is $100,000.  For more information, to register to climb or donate, please visit www.thechildrenshospitalfoundation.org/climbingforkids.

Last year, more than 220 climbers participated in the event, raising nearly $60,000 for the two organizations. The Children’s Hospital used their portion for The Car Seat program, Medical Day Treatment Program and Butterfly Program and The Kempe Foundation used their portion for the Fostering Healthy Futures Program.

IP5280’s Climbing for Kids event is open to climbers of all ages and abilities, including first time climbers, children and dogs on leashes.  The event is sponsored by Party City and Colorado Business Bank.

About IP5280 Communications
IP5280 Communications is a next-generation global unified IP communication provider specializing in VoIP and converged IP voice, video and data services for business customers. Trusted by thousands of business enterprise users, communication agents, partners and wholesalers of IP managed services throughout the world; IP5280 offers carrier-class communications for businesses large and small, with significant savings over traditional phone company business services.  Selected by ColoradoBiz magazine as one of top 3 Best Companies to Work For in Colorado, and proudly ranked by the magazine as a part of the elite Colorado TOP250 Private Companies in Colorado, IP5280 Communications provides businesses the most advanced IP solutions to meet a variety of IP networking needs. See more at http://www.ip5280.com.

About The Children’s Hospital Foundation
In 1978, The Children’s Hospital Foundation was formally established as a separate charitable 501(c)(3) organization dedicated solely to advancing the mission of The Children’s Hospital. The Foundation has three purposes: educating and engaging the community on the hospital’s behalf; fundraising for the hospital; and investing funds raised on behalf of the hospital. Visit www.thechildrenshospitalfoundation.org.

About The Kempe Foundation
The Kempe Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1976, provides the education, advocacy and fundraising support for the work of The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Headquartered in Colorado, The Kempe Center is recognized as a world leader in child abuse treatment programs and for over forty years has been at the forefront in the fight against child abuse. Visit www.kempe.org.

The Gary Pavilion at Children's Hospital Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus | 13123 E. 16th Ave., B390 | Aurora, CO 80045

 

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