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RHA Howell Bridges Program Wins Nurses' Charity Challenge

Community Alternative Program for Children receives most online votes.

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PRLog - Jan. 13, 2011 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- (RALEIGH, NC) – Nurse Care of North Carolina, Inc. (NCNN) recently announced that the RHA Howell Bridges Community Alternative Program for Children (CAP/C) received the most votes out of 14 charities nominated in its December Charity Contribution Challenge. NCNN’s Gregg Miller presented the program with a check for $100.

NCNN’s Charity Contribution Challenge provides monthly donations to local charities and non-profit agencies. Each month, NCNN asks the public to nominate a charity and/or vote for the charities nominated through its website www.nursecarenc.com. The charity or non-profit with the most online votes wins the monthly contribution. In December, the winning non-profit was Bridges.

RHA Howell’s Bridges CAP/C program provides home and community-based services to medically fragile children under age 21 throughout North Carolina. It allows these children to stay at home with their families by creating a “bridge” between their families and the many services they need from physicians, therapist, and social services.

“I would like to thank everyone who participated in the Nurse Care of North Carolina's Charity Challenge,” said John Gibbons, Director of Case Management for RHA Howell. “Thank you for making RHA Howell Bridges your favorite non-profit.”

For more information on RHA Howell Bridges, visit www.rhabridges.com.

Owned and operated by registered nurses, Nurse Care of North Carolina, Inc. provides registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants for temporary staffing in hospitals, nursing homes, specialty clinics and home health. For more information, including a link to the Charity Challenge, visit www.nursecarenc.com.

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About Bridges, CAP/C: RHA Howell Bridges CAP/C program provides home and community-based services to medically fragile children under age 21 in North Carolina. These children are at risk for long-term hospital care or nursing home care because of their medical needs. CAP/C provides in-home programs that allow them to stay at home with their families. Examples of those who may be eligible for CAP/C include children with ventilators, tracheostomies, feeding tubes, and those experiencing severe seizures. It is also available to children who need help with activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting when they not able to do or learn these tasks independently because of their medical needs. Bridges is a division of RHA Howell, Inc., a statewide non-profit that has been helping children and adults with disabilities for nearly 40 years. For more information visit www.rhahowell.org.

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