Thursday, April 23, 2015

Red Sox Pitcher Craig Breslow to Host Third Annual Sip Happens Event To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

BOSTON (April 23)- Red Sox pitcher Craig Breslow will host his third annual Sip Happens, a food, wine, beer and spirits event, on April 30 to benefit his Strike 3 Foundation, which raises money and awareness for pediatric cancer research.

The event will include a silent auction, food and beverage stations and the chance for guests to rub elbows with members of the Red Sox.

WHAT:           Third annual SIP Happens fundraising event to benefit the Strike 3 Foundation featuring local Boston area restaurants including Citizens Public House, Hungry Mother, The Fireplace, New England Charcuterie, Anna’s Taqueria, No. 8 Kitchen & Spirits, Kowloon, and Georgetown Cupcake.

WHO:             Hosts Craig and Kelly Breslow
                        Members of the 2015 Red Sox team
Emcees KISS 108’s Billy Costa and NESN’s Jenny Johnson

WHEN:           Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 pm. Media are invited to cover the red carpet between 5:45-7:00 pm.

WHERE:         WGBH Studios
                        1 Guest Street, Boston

INFO:             Visit the website for ticket information and this blog for more event info.

The Strike 3 Foundation is a charitable agency recognized by the IRS under 501 (c)(3) that heightens awareness, mobilizes support, and raises funding for pediatric cancer research. Founded in 2008 by current Major League Pitcher and Yale graduate Craig Breslow, Strike 3 has donated over $500,000 to Yale University Children's Hospital as a founding sponsor of Connecticut's only Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Program. Additionally, the organization has supported deserving research and treatment centers across the country including the Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and the Conquer Cancer Foundation. Strike 3 also funds a Boston based research project annually. Offices are located in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, and California, and are headquartered in Connecticut.

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