MEDIA RELEASE- Minneapolis, MN— February 25, 2015
The Pinky Swear Foundation was awarded the Association of Corporate Growth’s ACG 3rd Annual BOLD Award for Non-Profits last night at Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley, MN,.
The ACG BOLD Awards celebrates BOLDness and honors the very best in corporate growth strategies. Leaders and their teams were recognized for imagination, innovation and extraordinary efforts to grow Minnesota through BOLD, imaginative, innovative and extraordinary efforts.
The night’s big non-profit winner was Pinky Swear Foundation. An organization who’s mission is to help kids with cancer and their family with immediate needs support. The Foundation recently made several BOLD moves within the organization. A name change from ‘Miracles of Mitch Foundation’ to ‘Pinky Swear Foundation’ in late 2014 and also the announcement of expanding the Foundation nationally across the Unites States to eleven additional markets.
Brian Nelson, Executive Director at Pinky Swear Foundation, said, “A huge thank you and congratulations to the courageous Pinky Swear board and staff to take BOLD steps to grow our mission to all corners of the country! We are honored to win this Award!”
Pinky Swear Foundation, for the past twelve years, has produced and executed the largest kids fundraising triathlon in the United States. The Twin Cities Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon will be held later this year on August 1st at Lake Nokomis. Their model of kids racing for kids who can’t will now be executed in these eleven new markets allowing Pinky Swear Foundation to help even more kids with cancer and their families across the country.