The 2nd Annual FORE! Kids Golf Outing to Benefit Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Forever Kids Foundation and Idealease of North Barrington are Chippin’ in for a Cure
The 2nd Annual FORE! Kids Golf Outing hosted by Forever Kids Foundation
The 2nd Annual FORE! Kids Golf Outing hosted by Forever Kids Foundation
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CARY, Ill. - May 2, 2014 - PRLog -- The Forever Kids Foundation will host its 2nd Annual FORE! Kids Golf Outing on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club in Hoffman Estates, IL. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Participants in the outing, which is sponsored by Idealease of North Barrington will enjoy lunch, unlimited use of the driving range, 18 holes of golf with cart and greens fees included, contests, prizes and a closing awards dinner with silent auction.

Proceeds from the outing will benefit the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation, a national organization whose mission is to eliminate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it. The Foundation provides Bear Hugs, a customized experience that brightens the life of a child going through cancer, as well as Bear Discoveries, medical research grants awarded nationwide to investigative researchers who are making meaningful advancements towards a cure and therapies for pediatric cancers.

"Our inaugural golf outing last year was a success, resulting in a $6,800 donation to the Ronan Thompson Foundation," stated Forever Kids Foundation founder, Deb Bertram. "This year, our goal is to at least double that to assist Bear Necessities in funding critical pediatric cancer research."

The Forever Kids Foundation is currently accepting registration for sponsors, golfers, and dinner guests. For more information on the outing, visit or call (847) 502-6775. To learn more about Bear Necessities, visit

About Forever Kids Foundation

Forever Kids Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit charity dedicated to fighting for kids who are fighting for life. It is our mission is to ensure parents do not get the shattering news that their child has a life-threatening illness. We believe every disease has a cure and by working together, we can raise funds to further research. Every dollar is a dollar closer to a cure.

About Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in late 1992 by Kathleen A. Casey, CEO/President. The foundation is named in memory of her eight-year-old son, Barrett "Bear" Krupa, who died after a courageous five and a half year battle with Wilms Tumor, a pediatric cancer.

Prior to his death on January 9, 1993, Bear and his mother discussed and planned the formation of Bear Necessities. During his long stay in the hospital, Bear expressed more concern for other pediatric cancer patients than he did for himself. He and his mother learned of the many hidden needs of both patient, family members, and the needs of the hospital facilities as well.

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