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Press Release – October 24, 2011

WorldCause Foundation Announces Lucky Winner of the 2011 Continental Tire Dream Giveaway – Hank Biedrzycki Takes Home Two Porsche Vehicles Tax Free!

Porsche GT3Ft. Lauderdale, FL – WorldCause Foundation is proud to announce 57 year-old Henry Biedrzycki from Charlotte, NC, as the winner of the 2011 Continental Tire Dream Giveaway. On November 1, 2011, Mr. Biedrzycki will be handed the keys to a spectacular pair of matching Porsche vehicles at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. He will take home both the 2011 Hurley Haywood Edition Porsche 911 GT3; a Serial #1 of 1, and a 2011 Porsche Cayenne S. Hybrid; an award winning luxury SUV. Joining Mr. Biedrzycki at the award ceremony will be his wife and three sons.

Mr. Biedrzycki, who works in the banking industry, entered the 2011 Continental Tire Dream Giveaway on two separate occasions each time making a $100 tax-deductible donation. For him the second time proved to be the charm. Motorsports Hall of Famer Hurley Haywood as well as members of WorldCause Foundation, Camp Boggy Creek, Continental Tire, Grand-Am Road Racing, and Dream Giveaways were on hand to congratulate Mr. Biedrzycki when he received the winning phone call. Mr. Biedrzycki was in total disbelief when he heard the news, "Holy Mackerel," Mr. Biedrzycki said. "This is the most exciting day of my life."

Porsche CayenneMr. Biedrzycki, who describes himself as a huge Porsche enthusiast, said "When I bought the tickets I obviously loved the Porsche vehicles but I also saw this was helping benefit Camp Boggy Creek and I thought, what a great organization," Mr. Biedrzycki said. "I will definitely continue to support Camp Boggy Creek in the future."

At the SEMA show award ceremony the net proceeds of the promotion, over $200,000 will be presented to the charitable beneficiaries of the 2011 Continental Tire Dream Giveaway. WorldCause Foundation, a charitable humanitarian organization, has chosen Camp Boggy Creek, a year round medical camp for children and a member of the Association of Hole In The Wall Camps, to receive an unrestricted grant from the proceeds of this nationwide sweepstakes. Camp Boggy Creek was co-founded by actor/philanthropist Paul Newman and General H. Norman Schwartzkoph and is Hurley Haywood's favorite charity.

Over 75,000 entered the giveaway as a means to help the charities and get a chance to win the incredible Grand-prize package, which included paying the winners IRS withholding requirement and a personal driving lesson with Hurley Haywood, Motorsports Hall of Famer and the winningest driver in the history of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.

Mr. Biedrzycki, who has owned several Porsche vehicles throughout his life, spoke enthusiastically of his chance to meet the racing legend, "Getting a lesson from someone like Hurley is a chance of a lifetime." Mr. Biedrzycki said. "It'll be a thrill just to shake his hand let alone take a spin with him on the track."

WorldCause Foundation would like to offer its sincere gratitude to all of the partners and sponsors involved with this giveaway as well as everyone who made donations toward this excellent initiative. A portion of the funds raised will also help WorldCause Foundation carry out new philanthropic projects around the world furthering our mission.