Thursday, February 16, 2012

YIPPIE Foundation and VCAT to Co-Host Live Telethon to Benefit At-Risk Youth and Our Community!

February 16, 2012, Fairfield, CA – The YIPPIE Foundation and VCAT (Vallejo Cable Access Television) are teaming up for the first annual LIVE Channel 27 Telethon 2012, airing on Saturday, May 5th from 2 – 8 p.m.  This six-hour event will raise funds to help bring the YIPPIE youth job training program to Vallejo;  enable VCAT to continue to provide quality community programming; and to raise awareness of the many needs of children in our community.

KUIC’s John Young will emcee the LIVE Channel 27 Telethon 2012, which will feature well-known bands and musical groups; children and youth talent acts; recognition of outstanding citizens; live auction bidding; giveaways and more!  There are several levels of sponsorship opportunities available. The LIVE Channel 27 Telethon 2012 is a great way to support our community and receive special recognition for your business at the same time!

The YIPPIE Foundation provides job training, business mentoring and career development to poverty-level young adults in our area.  The first YIPPIE Yogurt shop is slated to open in Fairfield this year and will serve as an on-site job training facility for YIPPIE graduates. 

To find out how you can participate in the LIVE Channel 27 Telethon 2012 or learn more about the YIPPIE Foundation, please visit or call 707-208-0853.

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