Pack 48 Stamford 2012 Hit-a-thon Hitting Home

Stamford Cub Scout Pack 48 plans to assist The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp going with their 5th Annual 2012 “Hitting Home” Charity Hit-A-Thon Event

The Cub Scouts of Pack 48 in Stamford will be holding their 5th annual charity drive,the “Hitting Home” Charity Hit-A-Thon on Saturday,January 21st at Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy on Camp Avenue in Stamford CT. This year the boys are looking forward to knocking another fundraiser out of the park in support of another local charity.

Pack 48 Cub Scout Hitting Home

The 2012 Hit A Thon is dedicated to assisting families with children coping with cancer,sickle cell anemia,and other serious illnesses. The Hole in the Wall Gang is a nonprofit,year-round center that offers FREE summer sessions and family weekend programs at the Camp in Ashford,Connecticut,and year-round outreach to hospitals and clinics throughout the Northeast. Camp served more than 17,500 children in 2011.

The Cub Scouts of Pack 48 are currently obtaining pledges to support their batting performance during the event. The Pack hopes to donate a minimum of $4,000 to The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp – but in honor of their 5th Hit-A-Thon in Stamford,they will swing for the fences as they attempt to raise enough funds for $5,000 for the program. In January,each Scout will step into a batting cage at Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy,and do their best to hit their personal and Pack fundraising goals.

There will also be an Open Swing Session open to the public where,for a $10.00 Donation,families can participate and compete for a prize. Please feel free to join in the fun! Details are posted to their website www.pack48.org.

The event has grown each year,as evidenced by the long term and growing support of its community sponsors and program partners,including Bobby Valentine’s Sports Academy,the Bridgeport Bluefish,Crumbs Bake Shop on High Ridge Road,First County Bank on Hope Street,Robeks on High Ridge Road,and The Tutoring Club of Stamford CT. In addition,this year’s newest sponsor is Hope Pizza!

For more information on participating in Pack 48’s “Hitting Home” Charity Hit-A-Thon,or to make a donation or sponsor/support this event,please contact Christina Nathanson at info@pack48.org or visit www.Pack48.org.

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