Tampa Bay breweries re-release IPA benefiting National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Cold ones for a cause.

For the fourth year in a row, Rising Hope, a specialty collaborative IPA made by two Tampa breweries returns.

In 2017, Brew Bus joined forces with Cigar City to create the tangerine and passion fruit IPA called “Rising Hope.” Each year, 100% of the proceeds from Rising Hope brew sales are donated to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation as part of the Brewing Funds the Cure fundraising initiative. 

According to the foundation, 43 children are diagnosed every day with pediatric cancer.  In a video promoting Rising Hope’s initiative, Chris Geib, Director of Development at NPCF, shared that last year, with 23 states pouring the stuff, $125,000 was raised from beer sales alone. This year, with 30 breweries nationwide hosting Rising Hope both on tap and by the six-pack, Geib is hoping to double that. 

The limited-time IPA is available for sips and takeaway packs at both Brew Bus Brewing in Seminole Heights and Cigar City in Tampa. If you’re not quite ready to make a trip out for a cold one for a cause, those looking to help out can donate through website or text – BREW to 50155. 

During the month of October, donate $43 or more through NPCF’s website and receive the foundation’s Halloween Kit which includes one NPCF branded face mask, two orange reusable bags, festive orange balloons, and discounts from our corporate partners.

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