NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Before joining this season's cast of Dancing with The Stars, actor David Arquette took his first trip to Africa with nonprofit organization Malaria No More. While there, David distributed mosquito nets to families in need, talked with parents who are working to protect their children from malaria and met with village chiefs to learn how their communities are fighting the deadly disease.
Inspired by his trip and work to raise awareness and funds, Premier Tours and South African Airways are offering a dream vacation for auction in honor of David's 40th birthday. The prize is a five-day all-inclusive trip for two to Makweti Safari Lodge in South Africa , including round-trip airfare, all meals, and a safari tour from Premier Tours, which has won Conde Nast Travelers "Best Travel Specialist in North America" award 10 years in a row and Travel and Leisure "A List" of Travel Specialists 6 years in row.
The winning bid will be matched by Sumitomo Chemical and go towards Arquette's Birthday Giveback Campaign for Malaria No More. Anyone can bid on this dream vacation through September 15th on CharityBuzz: http://bit.ly/onpCHO
Fans can also support Arquette's Birthday Giveback Campaign by making a simple donation on his Crowdrise page, where photos and video from his recent trip are featured: www.Crowdrise.com/ArquetteGiveBack.
About Malaria No More
Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015 – and we're helping the world get it done. Malaria No More leverages high-impact communications to engage the world, global advocacy to rally leadership and strategic investments to accelerate progress. For more information, visit www.MalariaNoMore.org, read our Buzzwords blog, fan our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.
CONTACT: Erica Lichtenberger, +1-212-710-5891, [email protected]
SOURCE Malaria No More