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Cheers for Children's at Panache Jazz

Volunteers in Philanthropy organizes second event to raise money for Children’s Hospital

MILWAUKEE, January 18, 2006 Volunteers in Philanthropy (VIP) a group of Milwaukee Young Professionals, has organized an event at Panache Jazz, on Thursday, January 26, 2006 from 6:00 PM -11:00 PM, to help raise awareness and funds for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

"Children's Hospital and Health System Foundation is proud to have the support of the YPM’s Volunteers in Philanthropy." Said Mary Kay Gundlach, Major Gifts Manager, Children's Hospital and Health System Foundation, "Through their Cheers for Children’s events, VIP has introduced many young professionals in our community to the phenomenal work of Children's Hospital and Health System while raising funds to support our mission."

The goals of this event are to raise at least $2000, educate people about Children’s Hospital and their programs, and get more people involved in this great cause.

"We are dedicated to supporting our community," said Erin Hackney, owner of Panache Jazz, "and I was excited when the VIP group approached us to sponsor their Cheers for Children's event."

The mission of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s (CHW) Volunteers in Philanthropy Board is to take a vested interest in Milwaukee young professionals by education and awareness of Children’s Hospital’s programs and services, while raising funds to help support them.

Panache Jazz ( is located at 4034 W. Good Hope Road, Milwaukee, WI. The event will be from 6:00 PM -11:00 PM in the lower level. There will be drink specials, live music and a 50/50 raffle with all proceeds going towards Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Donations are encouraged. Please join us to have a great night for a great cause. If you have any questions, please contact Nicki Cyrak at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About VIP

Volunteers in Philanthropy was founded in early 2005 by a group of Young Professionals of Milwaukee. The VIP group has united with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and is dedicated to their mission.

About Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Children's Hospital and Health System is an independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The 13 entities that make up the health system work to improve the lives of children everywhere through care giving, advocacy, research and education. For more information, please visit:


Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Volunteers in Philanthropy Volunteers in Philanthropy
  • Press Release Date: 1/26/2006
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