July 2, 2013– Champions for Children, formerly known as the Child Abuse Council, will host its 5th Annual Christmas in July Silent Auction and Taste of Tampa Bay event on Friday, July 19, 2013. The event is from 6 pm – 9pm at the Champions for Children Azeele Street offices and Baby Bungalow, located at 3108 W. Azeele St, Tampa, 33609.
Get your gift list ready and join us for an evening of fun, food and holiday cheer. Several local restaurants and caterers will provide hors d’oeuvres and libations for guests to enjoy while perusing various silent auction items. Theme park tickets, hotel stays, golf outings, restaurant certificates and jewelry are just some of the items we’ve received so far and the list will continue to grow! With such a large variety of items, everyone will be inspired to start their holiday shopping early this year. To view up-to-date listings of our auction items and participating restaurants, please visit our website at www.championsforchildrentampabay.org. Go to the events tab and click on Christmas in July.
Cost: $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets, to donate auction items, sign-up as a participating restaurant or for more information, please call the Development Department at (813) 673-4646.
All funds raised at Christmas In July will directly support Champions for Children, its services and programs. Champions for Children was established in 1977 and has provided help to thousands of people all over Hillsborough County through our education, prevention and treatment programs. In 2012 alone, Champions for Children served 35,273 children and families.
The mission of Champions for Children (CFC) is to build stronger families in the Tampa Bay Region through child abuse prevention and family education programs. Champions for Children believes that a strong family unit is vital to the community. As Hillsborough County ranks fourth in the state for reported incidences of abuse and neglect, CFC is committed to providing services that help strengthen families and stop the cycle of abuse. For more information on Champions for Children, our programs and other upcoming events, please visit our website at www.championsforchildrentampabay.org.