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Little Miss Hannah Foundation’s Second Annual Rainbows in the Wind Event at Town Square on July 24
Published on Sat, Jul 6, 2013 (5:21 p.m.)HENDERSON, NV, July 8, 2013 – The Little Miss Hannah Foundation today announced it will host its 2nd annual “Little Miss Hannah’s Rainbows in the Wind” community fundraising event on Wednesday, July 24, 5:30 – 9:00 pm at Town Square, Las Vegas.
This event will include many of Las Vegas’ popular kids activity companies including:
• Music from DJ Miguel a/k/a DJ Disco
• Dance performances from Gymcats
• Carnival Games from Fun For All Games
• Magic from Doodad the Magician
• Cake-pop decorating with The Cooking Experience
• Crazy cool experiments with Mad Science
• Canvas painting with Paint and Party Las Vegas
• Popular characters from Las Vegas Character Visits
… and many other family-friendly activities.
The highlight of the evening will be a special memorial ceremony featuring feathers in the wind (the “rainbows in the wind”) where attendees can release a feather tied to a balloon with a personal message to a loved one they lost.
An amazing assortment of over 20 raffle items are available including 4 VIP passes to Brad Garrett’s MGM show along with a meet-and-greet with Brad Garrett, 4-person golf day at Anthem Country Club, and a private wine tasting party for 20 from Total Wine & More along with a dozen other raffle items. Raffle tickets will be sold for $2 to $5 each.
This date marks what would have been the 5th birthday of Hannah Ostrea, the little girl whose life inspired the creation of this foundation.
Proceeds from this event will be used to help provide support services and medical/therapy equipment for families of local children diagnosed with rare, life-limiting, and complex medical conditions.
About the Little Miss Hannah Foundation: The Little Miss Hannah Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for families who have young children with life-limiting rare diseases, undiagnosed complex medical needs, and children who have been placed in hospice or palliative care.
The foundation was created in December 2011 in memory of Hannah Ostrea, a beautiful 3-year-old girl who lost her battle against Neuronopathic Gaucher’s Disease, an extremely rare and life-limiting genetic metabolic disorder.