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Golf 4 The Kids Raises More Than $46K

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Golf 4 The Kids, a fundraising event held on June 2, 2014 at Red Rock Country Club raised more than $46,000 dollars. The funds, after expenses, will be split among two 501(c)(3) organizations who assist children with catastrophic diseases and inherited bleeding disorders. This is the second golf tournament operated jointly by Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and the Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation. Among those taking part was Professional golfer and instructor Perry Parker who was diagnosed with hemopohilia as a child. Cure 4 The Kids Foundation is the fundraising arm for the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada which treats children with cancer, rare and ultra diseases, rheumatologic and genetic conditions regardless of whether they have medical insurance or can pay for treatment. The Nevada Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation provides support, education and advocacy for children and adults with inherited bleeding disorders such as h! emophilia and Von willebrand disease. It also operates a special medically supervised summer camp for children with inherited bleeding disorders which they attend for free.