Alex's Coupons Donates $1000.00 to Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
April 07, 2005 Technology News(PRLEAP.COM) GIG HARBOR, WA - April 5, 2005 — Alex's Coupons, (www.alexscoupons.com) a website devoted to providing the latest deals and coupons to consumers, recently donated one thousand dollars to Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation at the annual "Connecting the Stars" luncheon held at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle Washington on February 11, 2005.
Alex's Coupons was launched by Todd & Andrea Martini in October 1999. The inspiration for the site was their daughter Alexandra, who was diagnosed with Leukemia in November 1998 at the age of 10 months. In September 1999 the Martini family relocated cross-country to Durham NC, so Alex could undergo a lifesaving Cord Blood Transplant. During that time the Martinis' financial situation was very precarious. At the suggestion of a friend, Todd Martini started Affiliates for Alex, a collection of affiliate links designed to raise money for Alex's transplant. This website would later evolve into Alex's Coupons. Over the last six years Alex's Coupons has provided coupons and deals to millions of consumers, while educating them about Childhood Cancer.
In addition to Alex's Coupons, the Martinis are very involved in activism and fundraising on behalf of several organizations, including the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Starlight Starbright. Alex's Coupons co-founder Andrea Martini spoke at the "Connecting the Stars" luncheon and described Alex's struggles and successes in fighting Cancer for the last six years, and how Starlight Starbright has brought a great deal of happiness to Alex and the entire Martini family.
Starlight Starbright board president Millie Judge noted, "We were privileged to have the Martini family representing our families at our annual luncheon with Andrea Martini giving wonderfully inspirational testimony, little Alex serving as a 'greeter' with our Starlight children, and then, additionally, to receive the generous gift from Alex's Coupons as well, we are truly grateful."
"We are putting out this press release in the hope that it will encourage other small businesses to become more involved in supporting this fantastic organization, which has brought so much hope and happiness to children with Cancer and their families," said co-founder Todd Martini."
About Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
Starlight*Starbright (www.slsb.org) Children's Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of seriously ill children and their families. Starlight Starbright touches the lives of more than 180,000 children each month with programs to empower children and families to take charge of their illness, play a more active role in their treatment, and better cope with the challenges that accompany prolonged illness.
About Alex's Coupons
Alex's Coupons (www.alexscoupons.com) offers coupons for over 1000 online stores, as well as ePuzzles, posters, a monthly newsletter, a Home Decorating Guide and Childhood Cancer Resources. Visit http://www.alexscoupons.com/about.html to read the story of how and why Alex's Coupons was started. To learn more about Alexandra Martini and her six year fight against Leukemia visit Alex's Place at www.alexupdate.com.
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