Sherri Shepherd to Emcee Washington DC Charity Celebration Giving $10,000 Grants for Fertility Treatment and Adoption

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The Cade Foundation Family Building Banquet, emceed by ABC's THE VIEW co host Sherri Shepherd, will include award 9 infertile families up to $10k each for fertility treatment or adoption and celebrate 3 orgnaizations that support infertile families including local fertility clinic Shady Grove Fertility.

Event emcee Sherri Shepherd commented “I am thrilled about serving as the emcee. Infertility and family building are important issues that affect so many families and I am honored to work with Cade Foundation."

Nine families will receive up to $10,000 each to support their dreams of becoming parents (through adoption or fertility treatment) at the the sold out 2011 Cade Foundation Family Building Banquet emceed by ABC’s THE View co host Sherri Shepherd on Saturday November 5, 2011 at 11:30AM at Maggianos in DC. Three of this years Family Building Grant recipients are Maryland residents. The 2011 Cade Foundation Family Building Banquet is a celebration of OVERCOMING infertility! It is a special time where the Cade Foundation celebrates the Family Building Grant recipients, and celebrates Family Building Champions, organizations improving the lives of families with infertility. The event Cade Foundation staff will post updates and photos throughout the event on their Twitter and Facebook sites.

“The Family Building banquet is a very special celebration of hope for anyone connected to infertility. Everyone leaves inspired.” said Dr Camille Hammond, Executive Director of the Cade Foundation.

The awards banquet and silent auction will take place on Saturday November 5, 2011 at Maggiano’s in Chevy Chase Maryland and is open to the public. For more information, visit is the 6th Family Building Banquet. To date, 31 families have received Family Building Grants and 21 children have been delivered or adopted through the support of the Cade Foundation grants.

About Cade Foundation
The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that provides education about fertility and family building options and offers financial assistance to infertile families. This dual approach distinguishes the Foundation as the only organization of its kind in the nation. At the age of 55, Tinina Q. Cade delivered her own triplet grandchildren in 2004. Her daughter, Camille Hammond, battled infertility for years and began the foundation in honor of her mother’s unforgettable gift, and for other struggling couples. To date, 31 families have received financial support for fertility treatment or adoption through the Cade Foundation’s Family Building Grant. For more information, visit or call 443-896-6504.


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Camille Hammond, MD, MPH
Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, Inc.
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