More than 125 unique items up for grabs to benefit nonprofit’s community initiatives
United Way of Westchester and Putnam is hosting an online auction as part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration. The auction will raise needed funds for its community initiatives in education, income and health.
In addition to offering unique collectibles, spa services, and original art, a majority of the more than 125 auction items present once-in-a-lifetime opportunities including: Two tickets to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles; an Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center; a trip for two to Kenya, Africa; tickets to next year’s Super Bowl, a NASCAR driving experience; Le Cordon Bleu culinary experience in Paris; two premier ticket to Madonna in concert in Miami; and tickets to see pop icon Justin Bieber! Some items will close early and new items will be added on a weekly basis – so make sure you check out the website on a regular basis.
New items will be added on a weekly basis. The online auction is accessible via United Way’s website,www.uwwp.org. Bidding begins now and ends on October 4th 2012, following United Way’s Top Chefs Celebration at Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY on October 3rd. This delectable evening will showcase six of the county’s most notable chefs with a cocktail hour and an extravagant five-course dinner paired with fine wines, benefiting United Way’s ongoing work within our community. A limited number of tickets are available. For more information about the Top Chefs dinner or the online auction, please visit www.uwwp.org or contact Mary Lou Martucci, 914-997-6700 ext. 711.
About the United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the United Way of Westchester and Putnam operates with the fundamental belief that all people deserve a quality education, enough income to support a family, and opportunities for a healthy lifestyle. United Way works with agency partners, government, businesses and community leaders to solve problems that are too complex for any one entity alone. Contributions go toward improving the education, income, and health of the children, youth and families throughout Westchester and Putnam. United Way’s Hudson Valley Region 2-1-1, covering Westchester and Putnam as well as Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties, answers up to 500 calls and 1,000 online inquiries per day ranging from tax, heating, and mortgage questions to childcare, basic needs, natural disaster and crisis calls.
The United Way of Westchester and Putnam is located at 336 Central Park Ave., White Plains, NY 10606. They can be reached at 914-997-6700 or by visiting www.uwwp.org. Follow the United Way on Facebook (www.facebook.com/UnitedWayWP) and Twitter (@UnitedWayWP) for the latest news and updates.