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Holiday Toy Drive featuring Tito Puente, Jr. and His Latin Jazz Ensemble

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

KCC PRODUCTIONS AND THE GRASPA GROUP PRESENT A HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE/FUNDRAISER FOR MIAMI CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION FEATURING TITO PUENTE, JR., AND HIS LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE AT THE VAN DYKE CAFÉ, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18

Miami, FL – October 14 – In an effort to bring some holiday cheer to children at Miami Children’s Hospital, KCC Productions and the Graspa Group invite all to bring a new, unwrapped toy or Gift Card to a special holiday concert featuring Tito Puente, Jr. and His Latin Jazz Ensemble at the Van Dyke Café on Saturday, December 18th.

Cosponsored by the Miami Beach Arts Trust/miamiartzine.com, there will be two shows – at 9 PM and 11 PM – priced at just $20 per person plus a toy or Gift Card. Additional funds raised through a drawing and voluntary donations will benefit Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Miami Children’s Hospital receives an estimated 185,000 patient visits each year, and Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation is one of the Hospital’s largest supporters. This event will enable the Foundation to continue funding world-class pediatric health care for children throughout South Florida and beyond. In the spirit of the holiday season quickly approaching, all authorized toys and in-kind donations will benefit Miami Children Hospital Foundation.

Cosponsor Miami Beach Arts Trust, publishers of miamiartzine.com, is devoted to building a stronger arts environment in Miami Beach and beyond, providing information, funding, and training to local artists and arts organizations.

The Van Dyke Café is located at 846 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Tickets are available at the door.

Join us for a fun-filled evening to benefit a noble cause! For more information on the Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, visit the foundation’s “wish list” at www.mchf.org/images/pressPrint/ToyWishList2010.pdf

About Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation:

Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) established to create a world-class pediatric hospital so no child need leave South Florida for superior medical care. “Funding World-Class Care” and following the principle that all children deserve state-of-the-art pediatric care with no financial boundaries, the Foundation helped 289-bed Miami Children’s Hospital become a leader in pediatric healthcare with more than 40 subspecialties, the largest pediatric neurology center in the United States, a top provider of cardiology and neonatology services, and a Research Institute conducting in excess of 200 clinical trials and protocols.

Miami Children’s Hospital is one of 170 pediatric hospitals in North America affiliated with Children’s Miracle Network and South Florida’s only freestanding Hospital dedicated exclusively to children. To learn more about the Foundation and offer support, visit www.mchf.org,  become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MCHFoundation, or call 305-666-2889 (toll-free: 1-800-987-8701.)