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My Favorite Charity: Ghent Bar Tour & Hope House Foundation
Posted By Jim On 11/01/2009 @ 12:29 pm In Philanthropy | 4 Comments
Next week I’ll be attending Pubcon in Las Vegas, a conference for online publishers, and one of the fun events going on is a charity poker tournament hosted by my buddy DK at Purposeinc . To participate, we were asked to write about our favorite charity and mine, without question, is the Ghent Bar Tour , which supports the Hope House Foundation . I don’t often write too much about the charities we support, which I probably should change for the future (let me know in the comments if you think so!), but I have written about the Ghent Bar Tour in the past (1 , 2 ).
My friend Scott has been running the twice-annual Ghent Bar Tour for the last few years and I’ve had the great pleasure of being a sponsor every time he’s done it. He’s raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Make A Wish Foundation and Hope House Foundation. This past summer, they raised nearly $12,000 in one of the worst recessions we’ve seen in decades. That’s a testament to Scott, his team, the 75 volunteers, and all the generous sponsors who kicked in to support such a worthy cause.
Also, if you’ll be in Vegas next week, either for Pubcon or just for fun, shoot me an email  and we can hang out.
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 1: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/make-a-wish-come-true-ghent-charitable-bar-tour.html
 2: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/2007-ghent-winter-bar-tour-results.html
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