JOURNEY FORWARD NAMED AS TOP FIVE FINALIST IN BOSTON FOR 2nd ANNUAL CLASSY AWARDS
StayClassy and NBC Affiliates Offer More Than $100,000 to CLASSY Award Winners
CANTON, MA. October 15, 2010 – StayClassy, the leader in social fundraising for Nonprofits, announced Journey Forward as one of the Top 5 CLASSY Awards Finalists for Small Charity of the Year.
Locally referred to as the Academy Awards® of Philanthropy, the 2nd Annual CLASSY Awards recognizes the top philanthropic achievements in eight (8) cities across the country: Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. From October 9 until October 22, Boston residents can visit classyawards.stayclassy.org and vote for Journey Forward to be named a City Winner for Small Charity of the Year.
Journey Forward is an exercise based program that specializes in programs for those who have suffered a spinal cord injury. The facility in located in Canton, MA currently serves 35 clients from all over New England. Our goal is to increase the activity and overall health of individuals and work towards regaining the ability to independently complete everyday tasks from eating a meal to taking steps.
Each City Winner will represent their hometown and compete in the National voting round from October 23 – November 5 for a chance to win a prestigious CLASSY Award. National Winners will be recognized at the Hollywood-esque CLASSY Awards ceremony in San Diego.
A Charitable Event to Remember
The 2nd Annual CLASSY Awards competition will culminate at a red-carpet awards ceremony on Sunday, November 7 in Downtown San Diego. It will feature a host of celebrity presenters, chart-topping music talent, nonprofit and technology leaders, and hundreds (if not thousands) of CLASSY Awards supporters. More than $100,000 will be donated to support the charitable efforts of the ten (10) National CLASSY Awards Winners.
CLASSY Awards partners include: NBC Bay Area, NBC Chicago, NBC Los Angeles, NBC New York, NBC San Diego, NBC Washington, Guidestar.org, Legalzoom, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - San Diego & New York chapters, Volunteer SD, and L.A. Works.
For additional information on the competition, event details, and to cast your votes, please visit classyawards.stayclassy.org or email email@example.com.
About Journey Forward
Journey Forward is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury through an intense exercise program. Exercise is important to everyone and even more so to those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury. Journey Forward utilizes an exercise based program designed to assist those with Spinal Cord Injuries so they too can achieve some of these most basic lifelong functions and benefits. We are focused on making our program accessible to those who need it as much as possible and are working on opening many locations across the country. www.journey-forward.org
StayClassy is a San Diego-based company that provides a revolutionary new Social Fundraising platform offering powerful fundraising and communications tools to nonprofits completely free of charge. StayClassy helps nonprofits leverage the power of social media to raise more money faster, and grow their donor base among an active, engaged community of people dedicated to giving back. The CLASSY Awards is just one way StayClassy supports the philanthropic community.