March 5, 2013

Yale Athletics to Host Newtown Playground Fundraiser at Saturday’s Men’s Basketball Game

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Yale Athletics Department will be hosting a raffle and silent auction this Saturday, Mar. 9, during the men's basketball game vs. Penn. Tip-off is 7p.m.  Proceeds from the fundraiser will be donated to the Newtown Park and Recreation's Dickinson Memorial Playground Gift Fund in honor of the children of Sandy Hook.

The silent auction will take place, before and during the game, on the concourse of Lee Amphitheater. 

Silent Auction items as of Monday, March 4th:

"BEAT Harvard!"

  • Two (2) seats and a parking pass to the 2013 Yale Harvard Football game
  • Two (2) seats and a parking pass to the 2013-2014 Yale men's hockey game vs Harvard at Ingalls Rink
  • Two (2) seats and two passes  to the Ivy Lounge for the Yale men's basketball game vs. Harvard at JLA

Courtesy of Yale Athletics

"The Fore for Four!"

  • A round of golf for (4) four, carts included during the 2013 Yale Golf Season

Courtesy of The Course at Yale

 "Join the Nation"

  • Four (4) tickets to a 2013 Red Sox Game Courtesy of Coca Cola, game TBD
 "Let's go Mets!"
  • Four (4) tickets to a 2013 Mets game
  • Section: 121  Row:9  Seats 13-16
  • Game: TBD
 "Knickerbocker Package"
  • Two (2) tickets to a 2013 Knicks game courtesy of Anheuser Busch, Game TBD 
 "A Night Out in the Elm City"
  • Overnight accommodations at the Study at Yale for two (2)
  • Two (2)Tickets to the May 3rd Performance of American Idiot at New Haven's Shubert Theater
  • Dinner for two at the Heirloom, located inside The Study at Yale

Package courtesy of the New Haven Register & The Study at Yale

"Shopping, Elm City Style!"

  • Two (2) gift baskets Courtesy of The Shops at Yale

Bidding will close at the five (5) minute mark of the second half.

For more information on the Newtown Park and Recreation's Dickinson Memorial Playground please visit: http://www.newtown-ct.gov/Public_Documents/NewtownCT_Park/20121220dickinsonplaygroundboard.pdf

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