Global Spine Outreach Hosts Annual Fundraiser Gala to Raise Funds for Children with Spinal Deformities

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Local fundraiser aims to help millions of children globally in need of spinal surgeries

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We have been able to treat 637 children and perform 143 surgeries to date.....It’s all thanks to the generous donors who attend our events and the doctors who lend their skills free of charge.

Global Spine Outreach will be holding their third Annual Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 6-11 pm at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, aiming to raise funds to provide life-changing medical interventions to children suffering from severe spinal deformities.

Global Spine Outreach is a humanitarian nonprofit created by a team of physicians, healthcare providers and volunteers who travel around the world helping children suffering from severe spinal deformities receive life-changing medical surgeries.

“We have been able to treat 637 children and perform 143 surgeries to date,” said GSO founder Dr. Anthony Rinella. “It’s all thanks to the generous donors who attend our events and the doctors who lend their skills free of charge.”

Dr. Rinella and three other surgeons, founded the organization in 2013 and with the help of their team of volunteers, board members, health care provides and physicians they have been able to treat children in Columbia, Mexico and Poland.

"We collaborate with local medical communities to build self-sustaining spine surgery centers of excellence and help train and empower local surgeons to safely treat complex spinal problems in their own communities," said Dr. Rinella.

Dr. Rinella said their annual fundraiser gala is vital to the organization as all donations for the event go directly to funding their outreach operations.

The Global Spine Outreach fundraiser gala offers various levels of sponsorship opportunities and the event includes an open bar and small plates reception, entertainment, dancing and both silent and live auctions.

“We are so grateful for all the love and support that comes pouring in from our community and people nationwide during this event,” said Dr. Rinella. “It’s truly because of you that we are able to make such a difference.”

The event will take place on Saturday October 8th at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center from 6-11 pm. The Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center is located at 3500 Midwest Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523.

To purchase tickets for the event or sponsorships please visit GlobalSpineOutreach.org/registration or contact Nicki(at)veteranpr(dot)com.

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Global Spine Outreach is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit run by scoliosis surgeons, allied health specialists, and volunteers who lend their time and expertise to helping patients with complex spinal problems. The organization was founded in 2013 by three orthopedic spine surgeons who have lectured across six continents and treated countless children with rare spinal conditions including advanced scoliosis and exaggerated kyphosis. Currently, they run four program sites around the world including Colombia, Poland, and Mexico.

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