Endorsed by Nia Long, Eric Close, Tim DeKay and American Idol Judge Randy Jackson
(Beverly Hill, CA April 15, 2011) Children of the Caribbean, Inc., (“COTC”) is hosting its first educational fundraiser the – “EVERY CHILD MATTERS 5K Run/Walk” -Saturday June 4, 2011. The race will be held on the campus of Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA. Funds raised from this event will be used to purchase textbooks, backpacks, school supplies, and to pay for CXC medical examinations for COTC’s back-to-school initiative. The goal of COTC is to provide relief and assistance to disadvantaged children across the Caribbean in the areas of education, healthcare and social development. Children of the Caribbean, Inc is a registered non-profit organization founded in June 2010. Within their first seven months, COTC has aided many underprivileged communities on many islands in the Caribbean. At its inception, the foundation provided backpacks and school supplies to disadvantaged children on the island of Anguilla. The foundation has also provided the National Children’s Home in Dominica with enough cereal to feed their orphaned children for one year. In Grenada, the foundation is assisting the Grenada Emergency Shelter, which functions as a home to girls removed from their families by providing personal items, such as clothing and toiletries etc. The foundation has also provided clothing and household supplies (shower curtains, table cloths, and dishes) to HIV positive children who reside at the Cyril Ross SVP Nursery in Trinidad. Their mission has already begun to resonate among the Hollywood elite. At this time, the “Every Child Matters” Run/Walk has obtained celebrity endorsements from Nia Long actress/board member, actor Eric Close – CBS Without a Trace, actor Tim DeKay – USA Network White Color, and FOX TV- American Idol Judge Randy Jackson.