Local Businesses Unite Together for One Million Homeless and Street Kids - New Charity Program Launched by STAR of the Neighborhood

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STANDUP FOR KIDS has been chosen for STAR of the Neighborhood's new charity program for 2009. With one million homeless and street kids in the United States, STAR of the Neighborhood is giving their customers (thousands of local businesses throughout North America) an opportunity to unite for these children. These local businesses will support STANDUP FOR KIDS by holding charity drives in their cities during October, November and December.

STANDUP FOR KIDS has been chosen by STAR of the Neighborhood to kick off their new local business charity program where thousands of local businesses throughout North America will join forces for charity http://www.starkart.net/charity.

Each year, STAR of the Neighborhood's charity program unites local businesses with national charities, raising awareness and donations for the charities chosen. "The goal is to harness the extraordinary power of the forty million local businesses throughout North America and give support to these national charities," said Jeffrey Rosenthal, CEO of STAR of the Neighborhood.

Please join STAR of the Neighborhood and their efforts to support STANDUP FOR KIDS by going into one of the local businesses in your neighborhood participating in this national drive or by texting HUNGRY to 85944 and $5.00 will be charged to your phone bill. Please visit http://www.starkart.net/charity to find all of the participating businesses.

STAR of the Neighborhood will also be contributing to STANDUP FOR KIDS for each STARKART grocery ad sold between October 1 and December 31, 2009.

About STAR of the Neighborhood:

Founded by long-time industry leader Jeffrey Rosenthal, the STAR of the Neighborhood program allows the local independent business owner the ability to become the best known business of its type in the community.

STAR of the Neighborhood's marketing services combine grocery cart advertising in over ten thousand stores throughout the country and full service e-mail marketing for the local business. For more information, visit http://www.starkart.net.

About STANDUP FOR KIDS:

STANDUP FOR KIDS is a national non-profit volunteer outreach organization, now in 43 cities, dedicated to going to the streets and making a difference in the lives of at-risk, homeless and street kids. Their mission is to help homeless and street kids. They carry out their mission through volunteers who go to the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives.

Their focus goes beyond street outreach and extends to deterrence and resource programs that they provide in schools and via the internet. But all facets of their mission are guided by the mandate that their volunteers shall tell kids they care about them and then, at every point, prove it.

Press Contact
Tiffani Tendell
P: 310-859-9129
http://www.starkart.net/charity

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