Upcoming Events » Ice Cream for a Cure

Start:
August 27, 2011 12:00 pm
End:
August 27, 2011 10:00 pm
Cost:
Donations
Venue:
Orchard Hill Ice Cream
Address:
500 Partucket St.
Lowell, MA 01854
Website:
Visit Website
Contact:
Marisa Conte
Phone:
(978) 441-9661

COME JOIN ORCHARD HILL AND HELP US RAISE MONEY TO CURE SMA!!

***PLEASE NOTE- FUNDRAISER WILL BE FROM NOON ON SATURDAY TO 10PM ON SUNDAY!!! YOU HAVE TWO FULL DAYS TO COME OUT AND HELP US RAISE MONEY! ACTIVITES WILL BE ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AND LIVE MUSIC ON SUNDAY ONLY IF RAIN HOLDS OUT****

SMA, or Spinal Muscular Atrophy, is the #1 genetic killer of children under the age of 2. 1000 babies EACH YEAR in the US are born with SMA and the prognosis is terminal. The good news is that of ALL neuromuscular diseases, SMA is the closest to developing a treatment or a cure. Orchard Hill Ice Cream has committed to raising $5000 for Sophia’s Cure, a non-profit organization created to assist in funding for clinical research towards finding a cure for SMA and to offer support to families affected by this disease by providing advocacy, awareness, education and support.

THE DETAILS:

WHERE: Orchard Hill Ice Cream in Lowell at 500 Pawtucket Street
AND in Billerica at 599 Boston Road
www.orchardhillicecream.com

WHEN: Saturday, 8/28/11 from 12pm – 10pm

WHAT: LIVE local music, featuring:
Michael Dion of Hot Day at the Zoo @ 2:00 pm
Lee Sullivan of Electric Donkey @ 2:30 pm
Jason Moretti of Cotton Mouth @ 3:00pm
Cara Domings (singer/songwriter) @ 3:30
Mark Fleury (singer)
Greg McKilllop (singer/songwriter)

Face painting!

SpongeBob SquarePants!

Games and prizes for kids!

Silent auction for items from various local businesses!

FANTASTIC food and the BEST ice cream around!

All proceeds will be donated to Sophia’s Cure- the event is FREE to everyone but PLEASE bring your open hearts as every penny raised will be to help save these PRECIOUS babies!!

What if you can’t make it? Can you still donate? YES!!!
Please send a check/money order made out to Sophia’s Cure and mail to:

Orchard Hill Ice Cream
Attn: Sophia’s Cure
500 Pawtucket St.
Lowell, MA 01854

Alll donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. The tax I.D. number is 26-4805139.

What if it rains? Will we still have the fundraiser? YES!!(Sort of)
The majority of fun stuff will have to be canceled HOWEVER we will still be open and EVERY penny raised at Orchard Hill will go to Sophia’s Cure. So COME EAT ICE CREAM!!

*********All events to be held at Lowell location, but profits from both locations will go to charity*****************

THANKS FOR HELPING US IN OUR FIGHT TO END SMA!!

Much love,
Jeff and Marisa

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