Dreams For Kids goes to the White House

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On Friday, March 11, 2011, President Obama will honor the Stanley Cup Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks, at a ceremony at the White House.

Invited by the President to attend the ceremony is Dreams For Kids president and founder Tom Tuohy, a Chicago attorney and author "Dreams For Kids, Changing the World…One Person at a Time."

The Blackhawks have invited Tyler Woodworth to attend and to join First Lady Michelle Obama and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Tyler Woodworth to represent Dreams For Kids in a field hockey game with other DC area youth and the Blackhawks and Washington Capitals on the South Lawn following the ceremony. The exhibition will promote the First Lady's Let's Move Campaign.

The Chicago Blackhawks have supported Dreams For Kids for 11 years, providing funding to begin its adaptive sports program Extreme Recess and, in 2010, created an historic partnership to help Dreams For Kids expand across the country and around the world.

With this partnership Dreams For Kids was able to open their first chapter outside Illinois in the nation's capital one year ago.

Dreams For Kids is a volunteer based, registered non-profit 501(c)(3) children’s charity empowering at-risk youth and those with disabilities through dynamic leadership programs and life-changing activities that inspires them to fearlessly pursue their dreams and compassionately change the world.

Dreams For Kids mission is to break down the barriers of segregation, embrace the abilities and potential of an isolated population of at-risk youth, and empower them by their paying it forward in such a way which changes their communities and transforms their lives.

For more information about Dreams For Kids children’s charity, or the event, visit http://www.dreamsforkids.org or call toll free, 1-866-729-5454, email info(at)dreamsforkids(dot)org.

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