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Published:August 18th, 2009 10:30 EST
Charity Raffle Opens to Help Raise Money for Adoption of Special Needs Kids

Charity Raffle Opens to Help Raise Money for Adoption of Special Needs Kids

By SOP newswire2

Jam Cruise " donates five-day cruise to help find permanent adoption for children  

One World Adoption Services, Inc., a Florida-licensed not-for-profit child placing agency, announced today that sales have begun on raffle tickets to help raise money for the agency`s fundraising drive to help find permanent adoption for children with special needs.  The producers of Jam Cruise 8 have generously donated a premium stateroom for up to four passengers on a five-day cruise to Ocho Rios, Jamaica and George Town, Cayman Islands.  The value of the cabin is more than $6,600. 

Jam Cruise is music festival on the high seas with five days of concerts taking place around the clock all throughout the ship, with artists including Dweezil Zappa, Ivan Neville, Robert Randolph, STS9, Galactic, Dark Star Orchestra, and many more bands and special guests. 

We`re determined to raise awareness and funds to help get special needs children permanently adopted by loving families, " said Jeff Kasky, Director of Communication for One World Adoption Services.  These children may face a lifetime of challenges, but they also can bring imaginable joy and happiness into a home.  We`re so grateful to Cloud 9 Adventures for donating the Jam Cruise and for its commitment to the welfare of these children! " 

The cruise sets sail on January 3, 2010 from Fort Lauderdale, and raffle tickets are on sale for a suggested donation of $10 each, 3 for $25 or 15 for $100 at www.AdoptionCharityRaffle.org.  

The Ship is the The MSC Poesia, a brand-new 2,500+ passenger cruise ship (maiden voyage April 2008) in the MSC line, featuring a spectacular waterfall with bridges in the foyer, a zen garden in the sushi bar, a Tex-Mex restaurant, and a serene 13,000 square foot spa. More information can be found at www.MSCCruisesUSA.com. 

About One World Adoption Services, Inc.

One World is a Florida-licensed not-for-profit child placing agency (a/k/a adoption agency ") located in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, serving the entire state of Florida.  More information can be found at www.OneWorldAdoption.com. 

About Jam Cruise

Jam Cruise is a cruise like no other; it is the ultimate music festival experience where for 5 days concerts will take place around the clock all throughout the ship. Jam Cruise is an adult-oriented event featuring music all night, alcohol sales, and a party atmosphere. Children are welcome, but it is not necessarily a 100% family-friendly environment! More information can be found at www.JamCruise.com and www.Cloud9Adventures.com.