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Atlanta, GA/Toronto, ON. 16 March 2016 – Newly founded pediatric liver disease foundation, Carroll Family Foundation (CFF), has been actively making their mark on the community one fundraiser at a time. Founded by DeMarre Carroll of the Toronto Raptors and wife, Iesha Carroll, he wanted to use his own personal liver disease battle story as a platform to raise awareness and funding towards this cause. Within its first year, CFF has hosted numerous successful events throughout the US & Canada including: shop-for-a-cause events, children’s hospital visits, back-to-school & holiday giveaways and basketball camps… to name a few. With everyone gearing up for summer, the Carroll’s are excited to announce their upcoming events they will be in partnership with to continue the increase of funding as well as spreading knowledge of liver disease & disorder.

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In efforts to raise awareness and funding towards Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) research, the Carroll Family Foundation & Carlos Jockisch Foundation have teamed up for the Believe Liver Awareness Benefit Dinner. On April 6th, Atlanta’s elite will be invited out for a night of fine dining, networking, silent auctions and raffle giveaways, while donating towards a great cause. This event will be held at a premiere Atlanta restaurant with Buckhead Life Restaurant Group Founder, Pano Karatassos, as the guest chef of the night. Tickets to attend this event are $500, with proceeds being donated to PSC research. If interested in attending or covering this event, please contact: Info@TheoryComm.com | 323.283.9098

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This July, grab your family and friends and take a stroll with DeMarre Carroll at Tommy Thompson Park in Toronto, to raise awareness and funds for pediatric liver disease for the Carroll Family Foundation! Attendees will have a day of fun, exercise, prizes and more! Register individually or as a team to participate in this great summer event! Prizes will be given to the top team and individuals.

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Need a safe and fun environment for your kid(s) to enjoy this summer? Register your child(ren) for one of DeMarre Carroll’s Next Level Basketball Camps. This annual event will be held in his hometown of Birmingham, alma mater of Mizzou and residence cities of Atlanta and debuting Toronto. The Next Level Basketball Camp strives to offer customized training to help each player maximize their abilities to reach that “Next Level”. The camp offers pre camp player goals and post camp player evaluation forms, so that a camper can measure their success at camp, and take those lessons learned with them.

This will be an exciting interactive sports camp for children to learn the fundamental basketball skills from DeMarre Carroll himself, alongside special guests, trained coaches and more. Proceeds from each camp will be donated to the Carroll Family Foundation.

Alongside of these amazing events, stay updated with the Carroll Family Foundation for upcoming fundraising campaigns and events in your city!

About the Carroll Family Foundation
The Carroll Family Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit organization founded by NBA player and liver disease awareness advocate, DeMarre Carroll, focusing on educating and raising funds towards developing enhanced preventives, diagnostic services and treatments for adolescents suffering from pediatric liver disease or disorders.

CFF’s lives by the motto – ‘We Believe’; informing our youth that we, CFF, believe in your future to live a fulfilling, sustainable life with Liver Disease or disorder. CFF wants everyone to feel confident that we are here to help, constantly sending the message to let survivors and fighters know that you are not alone in this journey. CFF’s family support services will focus on providing meet up groups, social gatherings and more. CFF will ensure that Pediatric Liver Disease and disorders are recognized, acknowledged, prevented and treated by providing educational and developmental resources, and family support services to those affected.

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