PR for a Cause: Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

21 Jul


If you’re interested in nonprofit PR or event planning, the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle will surely spark your interest!

Lorrie and Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III will host a hike and picnic lunch on Saturday, July 24 to raise funds for Best Buddies International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The Sullenbergers are hosting this fundraiser in support of the Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle to help Best Buddies’ local and national programs and engage the organization’s community of volunteers in the Bay Area.

Additionally, on September 11, Sully and Lorrie Sullenberger will join Honorary Chairperson and First Lady of California Maria Shriver for the seventh Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle as members of TEAM MARIA. The First Lady leads TEAM MARIA to participate in the annual Challenge. Cyclists will ride from Carmel to San Simeon on the Pacific Coast Highway, while walkers and runners will participate in a 3K walk or 5K run led by Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis on the beach in San Simeon. At the conclusion of the event, singer Natasha Bedingfield will entertain Challenge participants at the post-ride BBQ at Hearst Ranch to celebrate this important cause. The Challenge is open to people of all ages and with all disabilities.

Where: Oak Hill Park, located at 3005 Stone Valley Road in Danville

When: Saturday, July 24 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

Tickets: Available for $45 per person or $150 per family of five. Special ticket packages are also being offered, including two VIP admissions to the Hearst Ranch BBQ following September’s Audi Best Buddies Challenge and eight raffle tickets for the Challenge’s raffle.

To RSVP, contact Brittany Jibby at bjibby(at)deweysquare(dot)com or (916) 447-4099.
All tickets can be purchased online and all donations are welcome here: http://bit.ly/b0wuMU

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