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!"

Courtesy of Yale Athletics

"The Fore for Four!"

Courtesy of The Course at Yale

 "Join the Nation"

 "Let's go Mets!"
 "Knickerbocker Package"
 "A Night Out in the Elm City"

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

"Shopping, Elm City Style!"

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