"Now we have a vehicle for the whole community to get involved and make a difference."- Des Hague
Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 10, 2015
The Make a Difference fundraising campaign benefiting the Stamford Youth Foundation, launched by Des Hague last month, continues to grow. Today, Hague along with Tony Spadaccini, President of the Stamford Youth Foundation, are launching a grassroots CrowdFunding program on GoFundMe to enable as many people as possible to make a financial contribution to this important cause. The sole intent is to raise funds to expand the program so more children have the opportunity to develop critical skills that will have a positive impact on their lives.
"The local business community has for years been behind our cause of making an investment in our youth's future,” stated Des Hague, Co-Founder of Aegis Enterprises LLC., and the Chairman of Corporate Contributions for the Stamford Youth Foundation. “The goal is a bold one: to raise $500,000 a year. That is no small task and we need all the help and support we can get! Many individuals have asked how they can help and that was the impetus for setting up this crowd funding initiative that allows individuals to easily participate. Now everyone in the local community can be a force for good. Let's do just that!"
Please visit http://www.gofundme.com/sn3m8jyz to make your contribution today! Show you care and do your part in making a difference in your community. Every donation, no matter how small, helps to make a difference in the life of a child. Let's make sure that we do not leave one child behind for having an opportunity to develop and grow.
For anyone who would like to become more involved in the Foundation - SYF is looking for a marketing expert in the community. Please contact Tony Spadaccini, President of the Stamford Youth Foundation at Tony.spad(at)yahoo.com or Des Hague at deshague(at)aegisenterprisesllc.com for more information.
About Stamford Youth Foundation (SYF):
SYF is a 501(c) 3, nonprofit organization that operates sports programs to serve the youths of Stamford, CT, their parents and the community at large. All SYF officers, coaches and directors are volunteers.
SYF receives donations and grants from organizations and individuals to help subsidize its programs. These donations primarily fund the financial scholarships for participants that could not otherwise afford the programs. Making our programs available to all of the town’s youths is core to SYF’s mission. SYF also relies upon Stamford’s public facilities such as parks, ball fields and schools to offer our programs. These facilities are made available to SYF and its participants at no cost (except for custodians at some locations) by the City of Stamford.
Financial Contributions to SYF:
All donations to SYF are tax deductible to the extent that no value is received in return. They are important to achieving our goals of providing scholarships to all in need while maintaining affordable fees for the remainder of the participants. Please check out the cause at http://stamfordyouth.org/. All contributions, no matter how small, are welcome and can be made easily via the GoFundMe link above or you can send a check to the attention of President Tony Spadaccini, the Stamford Youth Foundation, at 74 Lakeview Dr., Stamford, CT 06905.
About Des Hague
A renowned executive with over twenty five years of leading global public and private companies, Des Hague has established himself as an innovative thinker in the international business world. His forward-thinking approach pushes companies toward sustainable growth, granting them a position as resilient competitors within their respective industries. Hague most recently was the CEO and President of Centerplate, Inc, the largest event hospitality company in North America. [ source: http://deshague.com . Hague also serves on the boards of DVETelepresence, PING HD, WC&A, Inc., Lessons For Life, and the Stamford Youth Foundation along with advising on several start-up ventures.
Along with his professional projects, Des Hague contributes significant amount of time and energy to non-profit charitable work. Hague has helped raise more than $100 million over the past few years for many non-profits, including the Stamford Youth Foundation, a local organization offering multiple after-school programs for young people, and The Journey Home, a Baltimore-based Foundation fighting homelessness. Hague views Aegis Enterprises, LLC as a perfect blending of business and philanthropic activities.