The NALA Helping Families of Children with Cancer During the Holidays

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The NALA partners with the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation to help families that have children battling cancer.

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation

We look toward the community, especially during the holiday season, to help us provide critical support to families that have a child with cancer.

The NALA, a boutique marketing agency, is proud to announce that it has recently partnered with the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation (TBCF), a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization providing financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer living in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties. To assist TBCF, the NALA recently hosted a Thanksgiving food drive that resulted in four boxes of donated food.

“We look toward the community, especially during the holiday season, to help us provide critical support to families that have a child with cancer,” said Lindsey Leonard, TBCF Executive Director. “Both cash donations and food donations greatly assist our efforts to provide programs to a projected 165 families this year.”

Currently, Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation is seeking donations of toys valued at $25 for children with cancer and their siblings, as well as $25 Visa gift cards for TBCF teens. Gifts will be given out by Santa and Mrs. Claus to children attending their annual holiday party. Donated items can be dropped off at the NALA’s headquarters, 1891 Goodyear Ave., Suite 620, Ventura, CA, until Thursday, December 8th.

TBCF helps defray costs that are often overlooked. These include monthly bills (rent/mortgage, utilities, etc.), automobile and related transportation costs, and other similar expenses, as a parent usually has to take time off work or quit their job to spend quality time caring for their child in the hospital during their treatment.

About Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation
Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation provides emotional, educational and financial assistance to families living in the Tri-County Region that have a child with cancer. The vision of Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation is to be the lead agency to instill resilience in families experiencing pediatric cancer. It provides programs that allow parents to be
supported and to know they are not alone. For more information, please call (805) 962-7466, or visit http://www.teddybearcancerfoundation.org.

About the NALA™
The NALA offers small and medium-sized businesses effective ways to reach customers through new media. As a single-agency source, the NALA helps businesses flourish in their local community. The NALA’s mission is to promote a business’ relevant and newsworthy events and achievements, both online and through traditional media. For media inquiries, please call 805.650.6121, ext. 361.

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