ADVISORY, April 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Project Sunshine, a non-profit organization providing free educational, recreational, and social service programs to children facing medical challenges and their families, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Project Sunshine's "Sunshine in the City" Benefit Honoree, North Shore-LIJ President & CEO Michael J. Dowling and Project Sunshine Founder Joseph Weilgus, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, April 9, 2012 – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET
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About Project Sunshine:
Project Sunshine recruits, trains, and coordinates a corps of over 10,000 volunteers to bring programming - recreational (arts), educational (tutoring and mentoring) and social service (HIV and nutritional counseling) - to over 60,000 children and their families, in medical facilities across the U.S, and in five international satellite sites: Canada, China, Israel, Kenya and Puerto Rico.
Volunteers selflessly donate their time to create program materials and deliver programs. Working onsite, our volunteers relieve the anxiety of the young patients and in a context of fun and play, foster in them the courage and coping skills necessary to confront procedures that lie ahead.
Project Sunshine volunteers spread sunshine, restoring a crucial sense of normalcy to the pediatric healthcare environment.
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