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Red Sox/Yankees 4/13 Tickets Fundraiser Auction

Filed under: General Interest by Deb Cleveland at 11:23 am on March 23, 2005

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Bid on eBay for tickets for Yankee vs Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 13th and help sponsor Framingham's Irene Dunne's participation in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Bid price minus cost of tickets and auction fees will be donated as a tax deductible contribution (consult your tax advisor) in the winning bidder’s name, for which they will receive a receipt. The tickets are two pairs of side by side Infield Grand Stand seats and game time is 7:05 p.m.

Benefits Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

The auction has the official sanction of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer organization. This Red Sox game is sold out. To bid, go to eBay and bid on Item number 6519718787 and/or 6519695292, found under the tickets category. Auction ends March 28 so bid now!

Irene Dunne of Framingham will spend a weekend walking to help eradicate breast cancer by participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Boston on May May 14/15, 2005. The Avon Walk Boston is one of six events in a series of weekend fundraising walks taking place from May to October this year to help raise awareness and funds for access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer.

The Avon Walks are non-competitive and structured for walkers of various fitness levels with a choice of completing a marathon walk (26.2 miles) or a marathon and a half (39.1 miles) over the Saturday and Sunday.

Dunne, like everyone walking in the event, is required to raise a minimum of $1,800 to participate, but she's aiming higher, with a personal goal of $5,000. She hopes the Metro West residents will share their goodwill towards her efforts. Funds donated to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer are managed and disbursed by the Avon Foundation, an accredited 501(c)(3) public charity, with funds awarded for breast cancer awareness and education; screening and diagnosis; treatment; support services; and scientific research. Beneficiaries range from leading cancer centers to community-based non-profit breast health programs in the vicinities of each Avon Walk event and nationwide.

In addition to bidding on the Red Sox tickets, you can help Dunne reach her fundraising goal, by donating online at www.avonwalk.org or, you can send a check made payable to the "Avon Walk for Breast Cancer" to Dunne at: 181 School Street, Framingham, MA 01701.


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