“Rainbows mission embodies a great passion of mine: helping children heal and succeed after a loss or life-altering change,” said Tate. “I’m excited to join the Rainbows organization and make a difference in countless children’s lives across the world.”
Tate will host a mix-and-greet event from 4-7 p.m. to benefit Rainbows. Along with meeting Tate, attendees will enjoy appetizers and open bar for $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Tickets are available at www.events.org/meetgolden and advance registration is recommended.
“Tate’s passion and dedication to helping children makes him a natural fit to team up with Rainbows For All Children,” said Suzy Yehl Marta, founder and president of Rainbows. “We’re thrilled and honored to welcome Tate as a partner in our mission to help hurting children and teens grieve and grow after loss.”
More about NFL’s Golden Tate
Tate made history during his tenure at the University of Notre Dame placing eighth on the Irish all-time record list. Tate’s receptions rank third in Notre Dame history and established the team’s season record during his final campaign. Tate is now in his third year with the Seattle Seahawks. With his passion for helping children in need, Rainbows is honored to have him as a partner. For more information about Tate, please visit www.playmakertate.com, follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/showtimetate, or join him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/goldentate.
More about Rainbows For All Children
Rainbows For All Children is an international, nonprofit organization that fosters emotional healing for children grieving a loss or life-altering crisis. Since 1983, Rainbows has helped more than 2.6 million children in the wake of their personal or community tragedies. The goals include helping children to develop and strengthen coping skills, learn appropriate behavior and anger management, alleviate depression, and reduce emotional pain and suffering. These coping tools will build the confidence and self-esteem of these hurting children, improve communication in their families and peer relationships, prevent destructive behaviors such as involvement with gangs, alcohol and drug abuse, and ultimately improve school attendance and academic performance.
For more information about Rainbows For All Children, please visit www.rainbows.org, like Rainbows on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rainbowsforkids, or follow Rainbows on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rainbowsforkids.
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