Athens, GA (April 22, 2016) – Ready to unleash your inner super hero while helping underserved children in our community? Then make plans to join Over the Edge and three local non-profits for a first-ever “Going Over the Edge for Kids” community wide event, to be held at SPARC on West Broad Street on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. About fifty brave souls are already scheduled to rappel down the SPARC building, having raised a minimum of $1,000 in donations for one of three non-profit partners. If scaling tall buildings is more of a spectator sport for you, consider cheering your friends on as they make their descent or contributing to their personal fund raising goals.
Nancy Travis Childcare Project, Children First, and Interfaith Hospitality Network have joined forces to raise awareness and funds to support children and their families in your community. To find out more, to register, or to support an “Edger”, check out www.overtheedgecwe.com/athens. Participants must raise a minimum of $1,000 each to rappel on event day, and many have set higher fund raising goals.
Over the Edge is a special events company that provides rappelling events for non-profit organizations anywhere in North America and it is currently expanding globally. Business leaders, individuals and community members are invited to raise donations in exchange for the experience of going over the edge of a local building. The mission of Over the Edge is to create a legacy with a 10 year goal to help non-profit organizations throughout North America raise 50 million dollars. To date, we have helped raise over $45 Million through 500 events and 25,000 participants.
Nancy Travis Childcare Project – The mission of NTCP is to give underserved children in our community, ages 0-3, a foundation to succeed. NTCP provides supplemental funding, through partner agencies, to homeless and other children in need, for quality daycare, giving them access to early learning advantages their families could not otherwise afford.
Children First Inc. – Children First, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization based in Athens, GA. dedicated to promoting safe homes for children in times of family crisis. Children First engages families in our community and the courts to promote safe, stable and nurturing living environments for children.
Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens – The Mission of IHN Athens is to mobilize our community to help homeless families in crisis situations achieve sustainable independence. It is the goal of IHN Athens to give homeless families the opportunity to stay together as a family and the time and resources to get back on their feet.
For more information about the event, “GOING OVER THE EDGE FOR KIDS”—to become an edger, to see who will be edging on May 4th, to sponsor an edger–and to learn more about our work with children and families in our community go to: http://www.overtheedgecwe.com/Athens
Contact: Amanda Fawcett
Client Services Manager
866.434.8776 ext. 108