Interim HealthCare Partners with CESA in Fundraising for Japanese Red Cross


Debbie Wollen
Interim HealthCare
(864) 627-7052

Pearse Tormey
CESA, Co-Executive Director
(864) 329-1113

Interim HealthCare Partners with CESA in Fundraising for Japanese Red Cross
April 7, 2011, Greenville, SC — Interim HealthCare and Carolina Elite Soccer Academy (CESA) found a unique way to assist those suffering from the recent 9.0 magnitude earthquake and 32 foot tsunami that recently caused the devastation in Japan -- through our local American Red Cross, assisting the Japanese Red Cross.
This weekend, April 8-10, Interim HealthCare is the primary sponsor of the annual CESA Spring Challenge Soccer Tournament, hosting 244 teams from local clubs and many other states. 
Donations will be sought for the Red Cross in its lifesaving assistance to the Japanese. Interim HealthCare and CESA have pledged to give $1.00 for every goal scored in the tournament. 
“To open our hearts and our pocketbooks to possibly alleviate the pain and loss of our Japanese friends seems so right to me during this super tournament,” noted Ray Schroeder, CEO of Interim.
Pearse Tormey, Co-Executive Director of CESA commented, “It just seems right to be there for those folks in Japan trying to dig out from these horrendous natural disasters at a time we seem so safe and protected.”
Gifts will be accepted during the tournament and delivered by Interim and CESA to the Red Cross as listed:
American Red Cross of Upstate South Carolina
P.O. Box 9035
Greenville, SC 29604
(Please note on the memo line: Japanese Disaster Fund)
About Interim HealthCare
Interim HealthCare has been providing the Upstate community with a variety of services for more than 30 years. They opened their first office providing home health care in Greenville in 1979. By 1990, their organization included a full range of services for patients served by six offices in Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Easley, Gaffney and Seneca. They have also added expertise in medical staffing through their health care Staffing service and compassionate hospice care through their nonprofit Hospice agency. For more information please visit
Interim healthcare spring challenge will be held at the MeSA and Wenwood soccer complexs this weekend April 8, 9, 10.   Over 240 teams from SC , GA, TN, NC and VA will compete at the under 8 , 10 , 11, 12, 13 & 14 boys and girls age groups. The championship matches will be held on Sunday afternoon. The enconmic impact of this event with 1500 hotel rooms is approx $1.5 - $2 million
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