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WIRE: Thrive Cannabis donates $10,000 to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

LAS VEGAS – Demonstrating his commitment to serving the Southern Nevada community, THRIVE Cannabis Marketplace CEO Mitch Britten recently delivered a $10,000 check and $2,500 worth of Christmas gifts to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation.

Britten made the donation as way to demonstrate how cannabis companies can be good corporate citizens, dedicated to doing their part to make a lasting positive impact on the community.

“The cannabis industry has the potential to bring not only more revenue to the state’s coffers, but also to positively affect community organizations who share our passion for improving individuals’ quality of life,” explained Britten.

Added Jeff Gordon, president and chief executive officer, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, “We are thrilled to work with THRIVE and welcome new partnerships that offer the chance to build long-term benefits for the families we serve.”

Britten relocated his family to Las Vegas two years ago from Colorado, where he was a leader in developing that state’s medical marijuana industry. There, he served as director of operations for the nation’s largest producer, retailer and employer in both the medical and recreational marijuana industry in Colorado. For his Nevada enterprises, Britten partnered with long-time Nevadans Ed Findlay, Julie Murray, chief executive officer/principal, Moonridge Group; and Phillip Peckman, CEO, Peckman Capital, all of whom have years of outstanding business and community service throughout the valley.

Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1993, which offers over 45 programs and services including a variety of educational services, financial support and counseling for critically-ill children and their families living in Southern Nevada. The foundation’s mission is to work side by side with the medical community to provide social, emotional, educational, financial and psychological support services and programs to families of ALL children diagnosed with a life threatening or critical illness such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell, renal disorders, blood and immunologic diseases as well as to adults touched by cancer. In 2011, NCCF incorporated The Caring Place, which provides healing arts and wellness programs to adults with cancer, into its breadth of programs. Contact the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation at 702.735.8434 or visit them at for pediatric services, for services for adults touched by cancer, and for financial grants for adults in cancer treatment.

The entire THRIVE Cannabis Marketplace team is focused on one thing—well grown, high-quality cannabis. Passionately dedicated to the well-being of its patients, THRIVE cites education, choice and vitality as its guiding philosophical values. Staff help patients learn the truth about cannabis and its beneficial properties so they are better equipped to choose which strain will best serve their needs. THRIVE believes supporting bodies naturally represents the best way to THRIVE. Dedicated to the community, THRIVE will be partnering with local organizations benefiting veterans and patients suffering from AIDS and cancer, with the goal of supporting access to medical cannabis for individuals who need it most. THRIVE Cannabis Marketplace operates two locations: 1112 S. Commerce St., Las Vegas, Nevada 89102; and 2755 W. Cheyenne Ave. #103, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032. For more information about THRIVE, visit

Marina Nicola/Erika Pope
Vox Solid Communications,
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