CHICAGO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 1000 Happy Faces will be hosting a new creative charity event for Chicagoans at The Victor Hotel (311 N Sangamon St., Chicago, IL 60607) complete with media, red carpet entrances, celebrities, and DJ entertainment.
An estimated 1,000 people will gather on March 20th, 4pm-10pm, to benefit Children's Memorial Hospital. During the event, professional photographers using state-of-the-art studio equipment will take 1,000 photos of individuals showing off their best happy or funny faces. Simultaneously, during the reception and entertainment program, donations to the Children's Memorial Hospital will be collected.
The 1,000 photographs will grace the giant billboard and will be donated to the City of Chicago. This new attraction is to bring attention to 1000 Happy Faces' cause ... helping children. The goal is to make Chicago smile and ultimately the entire world ... no frowns allowed here; we are supporting children through smiles!
ABOUT 1000 HAPPY FACES:
We are a happy bunch built of a creative, diverse and happy team of professionals and entrepreneurs of Chicago. Devoting our own time and passion for the cause, we come from all corners of the world, united by a need to bring positive change to children. We represent areas such as photography, business management, marketing specialists, engineering, creative arts, and others.
For more information, visit http://www.1000happyfaces.org
Smiles inspire and bring change, allowing people to achieve any dream they imagine. Our dream is to give back by helping children reach their potential. We support children by investing in their health, well-being and education. We hope that our efforts will bring them closer to achieving their dreams, and will inspire and encourage others to give back to the children of our future.
ABOUT CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL:
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, is recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country by rankings published in U.S. News & World Report and serves as a major regional referral center. Its physicians are on the faculty at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. The hospital is currently engaged in the Heroes for Life campaign to raise a minimum of $600 million to help create the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and support its medical and nursing professionals, programs and research. As a not-for-profit organization, Children's Memorial relies on philanthropy to help care for more than 140,000 patients and their families every year.
Be there with us or tweet #happyface Chicago! Let's show the world how important it is to be happy.
Making a difference in Chicago is where we begin for future generations of the world to adopt selfless living and smiles!
We will continue dedicating our skills to aid those in need through organizing events in the future.
SOURCE 1000 Happy Faces