United for Kids Foundation (UKF) announces its first Fundraising Ball scheduled for October 12th 5:00 P.M. at the beautiful Clear Essence California Resort & Spa located at 13, Alexander Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

MIAMI, FL (October 2, 2012) — The United for Kids Foundation announces a public relations and concept development partnership with ICY PR to accelerate development and fundraising efforts of the organization. ICY PR is very proud to be associated with a charity organization whose goal is to improve the lives of Nigerian children who are potential leaders and influencers of tomorrow. The mission of UKF is to heal Nigeria, and indeed the World, One Child, One Heart and One Smile at a time. UKF and ICY PR will be committed to efforts that will enable creating long-term solutions to address problems facing children from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

“I am sincerely excited about partnering with United for Kids Foundation to help create better awareness for this organization. For years, we have been looking for the right not-for-profit in Nigeria to partner with and after 10 years of UKF’s hard work in Nigeria, this partnership came at a perfect time. Being in a position to directly have an impact on the lives of young children in Nigeria is humbling, and I am honored to be a part of it all.”- Yetunde Taiwo, Executive Director, ICY Public Relations.

United for Kids Foundation (UKF) will be hosting its first ball, the UKF PASSION BALL 2012, a Black Tie event, an evening of elegance and glamour to create awareness and raise funds for 2013 education and healthcare programs. It takes place on Friday, October 12th at 5:00 P.M. at the beautiful Clear Essence California Resort & Spa located at 13, Alexander Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. The general public can confirm acceptance of their presence at the ball by supporting the foundation via e-mail donations@unitedforkids.com. All proceeds go to providing and supporting the many children that UKF supports every day.

The PR efforts will include adopting new strategies to interest a more extensive public involvement by implementing membership opportunities and special events for everyone who would like to be a part of this worthy cause. To be a part of this, kindly visit the website for more information at www.unitedforkidsfoundation.org

“We are excited about this partnership with such a great team of experts. We have been working in the background for 10 years and believe that it is time to give more Nigerians and friends of Nigeria the opportunity to provide sustainable solutions to the big challenges and problems facing less privileged children in the Nigerian society.” -Tope Ganiyat Fajingbesi, Founder, United For Kids Foundation

 About UKF

United for Kids Foundation (UKF) is a charitable organization established exclusively for charitable and educational activities aimed principally at less privileged children in Nigeria. Our aim is to create a bridge between fortunate Nigerians and the less fortunate sick and orphaned children. Since UKF was founded in 2002, we have selected 1 teaching hospital and 4 orphanages as beneficiaries of our activities, we have partnered with them to upgrade facilities, provide financial assistance for prescription drugs/medical tests, educational materials, food, beverages and household supplies in order to alleviate the suffering and discomfort encountered by the children. Our projects include monthly visits to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (Ikeja General Hospital)- Patients Pre/Post-Recovery Support, Annual ‘Back to School’ Project, Festive Period Activities (Christmas and Eid),  Facilities repairs and rehabilitation, Young Readers’ Club (Future Project) and ‘Adopt’ a Child (Future Project)

Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Unitedforkids  and follow us on Twitter – www.twitter.com/Unitedforkids. Email – info@unitedforkidsfoundation.org. Address: P.O. Box 18022, Middle River, MD 21220


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