Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh Kicks off Third Annual Season to Tackle Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Community, events | 0 comments

BvB Raleigh Stacked 1Team Events & Powderpuff Game to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association East Coast Chapter 

Following a successful second year of Alzheimer’s Association: Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh (BvB Raleigh), rivalries – blonde and brunette – will again hit the football field June 7, 2014 to help support the fight against Alzheimer’s. In 2013, BvB Raleigh raised over $50,000, exceeding the organization’s initial fundraising goal by more than $10,000.

In its third year in Raleigh, BvB Raleigh will be divided once again to reflect the age-old feud between blondes and brunettes – and compete in a flag football game. Cheerleaders, volunteers, corporate sponsors, media partners and more will also come together to help build awareness, raise funds and encourage participation for a disease that effects more than 18 million people around the world. 2014 season event details are as follows:

2014 EVENT INFORMATION:

Draft Party: Cornerstone Tavern, March 29, 8-11pm

Team Brunette Event: May 3

Team Blonde Event: May 17

2014 GAME DAY INFORMATION:

Where: Saint Mary’s School

900 Hillsborough St Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 424-4000

When: June 7, 2014; 10 a.m.

Additional Details:

  • Cost: $20 (Previous donors of $20 or more are exempt)
  • Seating provided
  • Food, beverages and BvB Raleigh branded memorabilia available via donation

“We were extremely overwhelmed by the outpouring of support we received from those directly involved, in addition to family, friends, the community and beyond, who helped make the second year of Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh a huge success,” said Cristina Baker, Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh founder. “So many people are affected by this devastating disease and we are thrilled to be able to continue to raise awareness and funds, and above all, show our commitment to ending Alzheimer’s.”

Up from its second-year fundraising goal of $40,000, Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh is working hard to reach a goal of $60,000 in 2014. To help support the organization’s fundraising efforts and ensure every penny raised directly impacts the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter, BvB Raleigh is seeking the help of sponsors. Email BvBRaleigh@gmail.com for sponsorship information.

About Blondes vs. Brunettes Raleigh
Since its inception in 2005, this special charity has become a nation-wide campaign, spanning more than 25 cities across the United States, each hosting its own tumble of the tresses. To date, Alzheimer’s Association: Blondes vs. Brunettes organizations have raised a whopping $3 million for the Alzheimer’s Association, and continue to grow at a rapid speed throughout the country.
For more information, to donate to Team Blonde or Team Brunette, volunteer for fundraising events and game day, or become a sponsor, please visit www.bvbraleigh.org, “like” us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/bvbRaleigh) and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/BvBRaleigh) and Instagram (@BvB_Raleigh).

For media inquiries, please contact Sarah Styron at sarah@growafanbase.com. For any other questions, please email BvBRaleigh@gmail.com.

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