ADVISORY, Aug. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Challenged Athletes Foundation (“CAF”), a non-profit and world leader in providing the opportunity and support to people with physical challenges so they can pursue an active lifestyle though physical fitness and competitive athletics, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
In honor of the occasion, Scott Stackman, CAF Board Member and Founder of A Celebration of Heroes Heart & Hope Gala, will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, August 11, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
CAF Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About the Challenged Athletes Foundation
The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is a world leader in helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles. CAF believes that participation in physical activity at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life. Since 1994, more than $76 million has been raised and over 13,000 funding requests from people with physical challenges in all 50 states and dozens of countries have been satisfied. Additionally, CAF’s outreach efforts reach another 60,000 individuals each year. Whether it’s a $2,500 grant for a handcycle, helping underwrite a carbon fiber running foot not covered by insurance, or arranging enthusiastic encouragement from a mentor who has triumphed over a similar challenge, CAF’s mission is clear: give opportunities and support to those with the desire to live active, athletic lifestyles To learn more, visit challengedathletes.org or call 858-866-0959.
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