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People First Professionals Hosts First Annual "Santa Cause" Holiday Fundraiser Supporting Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina


October 21, 2018

(Raleigh, NC) – People First Professionals (PFP) is pleased to announce their first annual “Santa Cause” Holiday Fundraiser. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 12th at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tickets are on sale now and open to the public (

The event will include beer, wine, a three-course meal, music and access to an exclusive raffle, silent auction and high rollers live auction event. With the dollars raised during the event, PFP has pledged to grant one wish plus additional proceeds to Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina.

Ticket prices start at $75 with discounted packages available. Doors will open at 7pm to begin the event followed by an evening of food and fun. The audience will hear from a former Wish recipient and current Make-A-Wish staff member before closing the auctions and drawing raffle winners to close the evening.

As a special treat, beer and wine will be provided by two local Raleigh businesses; the award-winning Brewery Bhavana, and The Raleigh Wine Shop. Auction and Raffle items ranging in value will be available from the likes of N.C. State Athletics, Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers, Washington Duke Inn, The Angus Barn, NC Coastal Rentals, The Junction Salon and many more.

PFP is thrilled to announce the support of Corporate Sponsors; Converged Network Services Group as Gold Sponsor along with Red Hat, Brewery Bhavana, The Wine Shop, Opex Technologies, BMC Software and the Junction Salon.

In special partnership with The Junction Salon, PFP is excited to offer a promo code for an additional 5% discount to anyone who spends $50 or more at The Junction Salon before November 17th. The Junction will also be offering 25% off day-of-the-event Get Ready salon and bar packages, so there is no excuse not to look your best (even when ugly sweater and fun holiday attire is encouraged)!
PFP’s The Santa Cause 1 
WHERE: Marbles Kids Museum; 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601
WHEN: Wednesday, December 12th
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
People First Professionals is a Non-profit and Philanthropy focused on professional networking, training and coaching.  However, where PFP differs is that membership, giving and coaching are centered around Emotional Intelligence/Quotient, or "EQ. The personal, commercial, educational and ethical justification for investing in emotional intelligence is clear, with broad-ranging financial and intrinsic benefits for both employees and employers. PFP’s mission is to create an ecosystem of leadership, collaboration and accreditation for like-minded professionals who wish to better themselves, their industries but most importantly, the world around them.  We are founded to drive change because together we can achieve what none of us can alone. Visit

Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We seek to bring every eligible child's wish to life because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina, serves all medically eligible children who reside in the 49 counties east of the Orange/Alamance county line. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and more than 350 volunteers across eastern North Carolina, grant a wish more than every other day, on average, across its region. Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina has granted more than 3,600 wishes; more than 1,000 in the last five years alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina, visit or contact Cassie Edmonds at

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Christopher Winter
President & CEO
3809 Computer Drive Suite 201
Raleigh, NC  27609

Phone : (919) 821-7111
Fax : (919) 832-0079

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474