Charity fundraiser being hosted by two-time Olympic Gold Medalist McLain Ward and wife Lauren

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Press release

4th Annual Jump for HomeSafe set for Saturday, January 11th

Photo courtesy of HomeSafe

Photo courtesy of HomeSafe

WELLINGTON, Fla. (December 31, 2013) – HomeSafe announced that two-time Olympic Gold medalist McLain Ward and his wife Lauren as the new Co-Chairs for Jump for HomeSafe – set for Saturday, January 11 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington.  Hannah Patten, an up-and-coming teenage equestrian, is the event’s Junior Chair.

The family-friendly fundraiser takes place ringside in the Wellington Club Tent during the ever-popular Battle of the Sexes equestrian competition.  Jump for HomeSafe provides attendees with exceptional indoor and outdoor viewing of equestrian competition, as well as cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, dinner and a silent auction.  The event also offers younger attendees an assortment of kid-friendly activities.

“We’re truly honored to have McLain and Lauren as the event’s Co-Chairs, and Hannah as the Junior Chair,” said Matthew Ladika, HomeSafe’s CEO.  “Jump for HomeSafe is a unique event that demonstrates the equestrian community’s strong support of HomeSafe’s mission.”

All proceeds from Jump for HomeSafe will benefit HomeSafe, a non-profit organization helping victims of children abuse and domestic violence.  Each year the charity serves more than sixteen thousand infants, children and families through comprehensive and results-driven intervention and prevention programs.

homesafe“We’re so pleased to aid the efforts of HomeSafe,” said two-time Olympic Gold medalist McLain Ward and his wife Lauren.  “As Event Co-Chairs of Jump for HomeSafe, we’re securing the support of the equestrian community to help HomeSafe – an amazing charity helping an incredible number of infants, children and families.  We’re looking forward to providing attendees with an exciting and memorable event, all to support a great cause.”

“I’m proud to serve as Junior Co-Chair of Jump for HomeSafe,” said Hannah Patten, the event’s Junior Chair.  “HomeSafe is a wonderful charity and deserving of the equestrian community’s support.  I’m a big advocate of HomeSafe because I know it’s making a positive difference in so many people’s lives.”

The event has compiled an impressive list of dedicated, well-respected community leaders to serve as Event Co-Chairs, including Georgina Bloomberg, Paige Johnson and Clara Belden.  To date, Jump for HomeSafe has raised almost $200,000 for HomeSafe.

Sponsorships and tickets are available at www.HelpHomeSafe.org or by calling 561-383-9842.

In existence since 1979, HomeSafe is a nationally accredited non-profit organization protecting Palm Beach County and South Florida’s most vulnerable residents – victims of child abuse and domestic violence.  Each year HomeSafe serves more than sixteen thousand infants, children and families.  Through its results-driven approach, HomeSafe is a leading provider of comprehensive prevention and intervention services.  Learn more about HomeSafe at www.HelpHomeSafe.org or by calling 561-383-9842.

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