Murphy-Harpst Residential Treatment Center for Children Receives $5,000 in Gift Cards from Vanilla Visa®

Dec 24, 2010, 16:10 ET from Vanilla Visa

ATLANTA, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanilla Visa, the nation's most popular network-branded gift card, announced today a donation valued at $5,000 of Vanilla Visa Gift Cards to Murphy-Harpst Non Profit Organization for Children, to be used as needed.

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Nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Allen Hunt of the Allen Hunt Show on WSB Newstalk Radio and Murphy-Harpst representative, accepted the donation on behalf of the non-profit today, on Christmas Eve.

The Murphy-Harpst Non Profit Organization for Children is a nonprofit residential treatment center that provides an emotional, spiritual and physical safe haven. The program is rated among the top 10 percent of its kind nationally and provides round-the-clock therapeutic care that enables children to heal and recover so they may re-engage with society and lead productive lives.

"On behalf of Murphy-Harpst, we greatly appreciate the thoughtfulness and generosity for the Vanilla Visa Gift Cards, especially at this time of year. This gift will facilitate hope and healing for these children now, when it is needed most," said Hunt. "For nearly a century, Murphy-Harpst has been dedicated to providing the utmost in qualified care to this at-risk community. A donation of this kind will go far to provide for those who need it most."

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