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Pints for Prostates Launches "Donate for Dad" Father's Day Campaign

Pints for Prostates campaign allows donors to buy Dad a "virtual beer" to help fight prostate cancer.

PRLog - May 18, 2011 - The second annual Pints for Prostates “Donate for Dad”  fundraising campaign is underway offering donors the chance to buy Dad a virtual beer for Father’s Day.

In honor of Dads everywhere, Pints for Prostates is collecting funds in the fight against prostate cancer. Between now and June 30th you can “Donate for Dad” by visiting www.pintsforprostates.org and purchasing a virtual beer for the men in your life. You can buy a virtual pint for $5, six pack for $10, case for $25 or keg for $100.

Making a donation on the Pints for Prostates website is easy, safe and secure using a PayPal account or credit card.

Pints for Prostates is a 501(c)3 non-profit grassroots charity that reaches men through the universal language of beer. Donation will be put to work directly to fund the Pints for Prostates awareness campaign and to help men battling prostate cancer.

“The Pints for Prostates campaign hosts events around the country, but many people are unable to attend and still want to help in the fight against prostate cancer,” said Rick Lyke, a Charlotte, N.C., marketing executive and drinks journalist who founded Pints for Prostates after successful prostate cancer surgery in April 2008. “Donate for Dad is a simple and easy way for people to honor their Dads in a way that will make a big difference in the battle against prostate cancer.”

“Whether you say Cheers, Prost, Salud, Slainte, L’chaim or something else when you raise a toast, this year you can honor Dad by helping a great cause,” Lyke said.

About Pints for Prostates

Pints for Prostates is a 501(c)3 a campaign that reaches men through the universal language of beer to encourage them to take charge of their health. The group was founded by prostate cancer survivor and beer writer Rick Lyke in 2008. The grassroots effort raises awareness among men of the importance of regular health screenings and PSA testing by making appearances at beer festivals, social networking and pro bono advertising. According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 218,000 new prostate cancer cases were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2010. More information is available at www.pintsforprostates.org. Pints for Prostates also has a presence on Facebook and Twitter (@pints4prostates).

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