LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Claire's Place Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis, is pleased to announce a partnership with NorthStar Moving ® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, to donate moving services to Claire's Place grant recipients in Los Angeles County that are in need of relocating. Whether it is a need to live closer to treatment or move to a home that meets their health needs, NorthStar Moving will move them for free.
Recently, NorthStar Moving moved a Claire's Place grant recipient that was undergoing evaluation for a double lung transplant and her disease had progressed to a debilitating state. She could no longer climb the stairs to her second story apartment and was in desperate need of relocating to a more suitable, first story apartment. Within a few days, the NorthStar Moving team coordinated her move around her schedule, packed her belongings and moved her seamlessly into her new place, all as a charitable donation.
"I want to thank NorthStar Moving for their continued support of our mission to provide services to families living with cystic fibrosis and their incredible gift and outstanding effort in regards to our recent Extended Hospital Stay Grant recipient. They certainly 'moved' us all with their generosity," said Claire's Place Foundation Executive Director Melissa Nordquist. "A mere mention of this family and their team went into action. Living with cystic fibrosis, especially during the end stages, can make even the simplest tasks seem impossible. Their incredible kindness, speedy and professional service has made a deep impression on us as a foundation and on this beautiful girl and her family. We are thrilled to continue this partnership as other families affected by cystic fibrosis in Southern California are in need of relocating."
"We are truly honored to work with Claire's Place and help those that are in great need of moving to a home that meets their health needs," said NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm. "We know that moving is much more than a new home, we move for big life-changing reasons and needs. We are grateful that we can work together to make a real difference for children and families living with cystic fibrosis."
Claire's Place Extended Hospital Stay Fund is a special cache of funds available to families with children that are experiencing a hospital stay of at least 14 consecutive days. Extended stays are a financial stress and often the children are in a city far from home. If you know a family raising a child with cystic fibrosis and needs a helping hand please reach out.
About Claire's Place Foundation, Inc.
Claire's Place Foundation, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis (CF). Claire's Place Foundation is named in honor of Claire Wineland, now a teenager, who has been living with CF her entire life. The foundation provides grants to families affected by CF, offering both emotional and financial support. A young author of bestseller "Every Breath I Take, Surviving and Thriving with Cystic Fibrosis," Claire's unique inspirational model for people living with this disease has led her to be a TEDx Speaker and receive multiple awards including Seventeen Magazine's "17 Power Teens" of 2016, Fox Teen Choice Awards 2015, Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, Southbay Magazine's "Top 10 South Bay Teen", Looking Beyond LA's "Soaring Spirit Award," and winner of Los Angeles Business Journal's "Small Nonprofit of the Year." She has been featured on Inside Edition, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, Huffington Post, ABC News, Cosmopolitan, People, Ladies' Home Journal and more. Claire's Place Foundation is a way for Claire to give back with hope, strength, and joy and make meaning of what she has had to go through. For more information and make a donation, please visit www.clairesplacefoundation.org.
About NorthStar Moving
Founded in 1994, Los Angeles-based NorthStar Moving® Company has redefined the moving industry as the first to offer eco-luxury moving services, elevating basic moving and storage services to a new unparalleled level of customer service, customized care and environmental consciousness. Honored with more awards for service than any other moving company: "A+" rated by the Better Business Bureau, voted Citysearch "Best Mover," earned the most five star ratings on Trustlink and Yelp, and recipient of dozens of awards for corporate culture, green practices, community outreach, and growth including multiple "Best Places to Work" awards and ranked on the Inc. 5,000 list for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for seven consecutive years. The company's local, long distance and international moving, storage services, and eco-luxury packages have been featured in leading magazines including The Robb Report Collection and on multiple home and design television shows. NorthStar Moving has proven the state-of-the-art way to move is with its red carpet service, recommended by Coldwell Banker Concierge, The Franklin Report, MovingInsurance.com and an impressive list of celebrity clientele. NorthStar Moving's mission is to exceed their clients' expectations with graceful customer care and to move service back into what should have always been the ultimate service industry: the moving industry. For more information, please visit www.NorthStarMoving.com or call (800) Ask-Pros (800) 275-7767.
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Source: Claire's Place