November 19th, 2011
Want to bid on some astounding, once-in-a-lifetime stuff–AND help kids in need? Well, here is your chance. Bidding is now open for David Ortiz’s Celebrity Golf Classic online auction. The auction benefits the , a non-profit organization that provides critical care services to children in need.
Benefiting the David Ortiz Children’s Fund, the auction can be found here and is open until 11:59 p.m. ET on December 2, 2011. Then, the items listed will move to the live auction at the Golf Classic, and the online bidders will be represented by proxy at the event.
You can bid on these, and much more:
Hitting Lessons with David Ortiz, where you will visit batting practice and tour the stadium prior to a 2012 home game, on a mutually agreed upon date, and get to meet David Ortiz. Also included is a pair of seats for the game.
The chance to play catch with Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, and get fielding tips from one of the best in the game! Not only do you get a game of catch, on a mutually agree upon date, but you also get FOUR tickets to a Red Sox home game at Fenway Park for that date in 2012!
For the tennis fan in your life, there is The Hero & Prodigy Package, consisting of a 30 minute tennis session with Andy Roddick, an autographed copy of Agassi’s autobiography “Open” and autographed tennis ball from both Agassi and Roddick.
Or how about the The US Open Package, consisting of US Open Suite tickets for a 1 day session during the first week of the Tournament. Also included is a 2 night stay at the New York Marriott Marquis, Dinner for 2 at Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar and 2 round trip JetBlue Vouchers.
And there is the ultimate Dominican Paradise Getaway, where you and ELEVEN (12 total) get 5 nights/6 days all inclusive, at the Golden Dolphin Villa on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. You get meals prepared daily by the private chef at your request, and also included are six 6 spa treatments, and 1 round of golf for 6 players at the neighboring Playa Grande Golf Club. WOW…
Additional items in this year’s auction include: the chance to be an honorary Bat Girl/Boy for an upcoming Red Sox game, VIP passes to the Justin Timberlake Open in Las Vegas, a pair of autographed Dwight Howard sneakers, MLB Network behind the scenes Meet & Greet, a Stella McCartney handbag, and jerseys, bats and balls from members of the 2011 Red Sox.
About the David Ortiz Children’s Fund: Committed to helping children in New England and the Dominican Republic who do not have access to the critical pediatric services they need, DOCF is proud to partner with Massachusetts General Hospital to fulfill its mission in New England and with the World Pediatric Project to fulfill its mission in the Dominican Republic. Working together, these organizations are increasing the number of children that will receive lifesaving services. For more info, follow Big Papi on Twitter @davidortiz, or go to the website…