HEADstrong Unveils Lime Light Gala Silent Auction Highlights and Mobile Bidding Opportunity 

PHILADLEPHIA On Friday March 11th the HEADstrong Foundation will roll out the lime green carpet for the 6th Annual Lime Light Gala.  This special event has been recognized as one of the most inspirational events in the city of Philadelphia recognizing groundbreaking achievements, empowering stories of hope, survivorship and remembering those who have lost their fight, in effort to improve quality of life for families affected by cancer.

The event is SOLDOUT but HEADstrong has created a way for supporters nationwide to take part, by being able to bid on items remotely via their mobile devices.  The silent auction will go live at 9:00AM, this Friday, March 11 and will close promptly at 9:00PM EST.

Supporters can review all packages and place their bids at:  http://my.bidpal.net/hfllg2016.  Additionally, supporters will have the opportunity to make donations through their mobile device.  This year’s silent auction boasts more than 140 packages featuring more than 1,000 unique items, valued at more than $60,000.  Below are some highlights from the each category.

Experiences 

Sea Turtle Adventure at Adventure Aquarium, Camden, NJ
Zip Lining Adventure at Lums Pond State Park, DE
Hot Air Balloon Experience Over Chester County, PA
Ball Boy/Ball Girl Experience at Any Saint Joseph’s Men’s Basketball Game for the 2016-2017 Season

And much, much more.

Event Tickets 

NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship, 5/26-5/28
Major League Lacrosse Championship Package, 8/20
NASCAR Pocono Raceway 6/5
Touchdown Tour – NCAA Football Tickets – Delaware, Rutgers and Temple University Home Game
Philadelphia Phillies Opening Day
Courtside Tickets to Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers

Tickets and Packages for: 

Philadelphia Sports Teams: Eagles, Flyers, 76ers, Phillies, Soul, Union
New York Sports Teams: Giants, Jets, Red Bulls
Baltimore/Washington Sports Teams: Chesapeake Bay Hawks and Wizards
Minor League Hockey: Reading Royals, Hershey Bears
Minor League Baseball: Trenton Thunder, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Reading Fightins, Wilmington Blue Rocks

And much, much more.

Trips 

Trip to Dallas, Texas for the 2016-2017 Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles Game
Trip to Orlando Florida including Weekend Stay at Rosen Shingle Creek and Disney Hopper Passes

And much, much more. 

Concerts 

Adele World Tour, 9/10 at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Firefly Music Festival, 6/16-6/19 at The Woodlands, Dover, DE
Dave Matthews Band Summer 2016 Tour, 6/24 at BB&T Pavilion, Camden, NJ

11 Concerts in Total

Technology 

40” Samsung LED Smart Television
Apple iPad Air 2
Apple iWatch
Microsoft Surface Pro

And much, much more.

Lacrosse 

Team USA Signed Cascade Helmet
Official Uniforms and Limited Edition Equipment from Syracuse, Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State, Penn State, Hofstra, Loyola, Rutgers, Georgetown, Marquette

And much, much more.

Unique Items 

Tailgate Package including: Portable Weber Grill, Custom Corn-hole Set and Bluetooth Speaker
Weber Grill SP310
Limited Edition Tommy Bahama Bicycle

And much, much more.

Sports Memorabilia 

Autographed #27 Philadelphia Flyers Ron Hextall Jersey
Autographed #15 Buffalo Bills Chris Hogan Jersey
Autographed #88 Dallas Cowboys Dez Bryant Jersey

And much, much more.

Additional Categories Include: Art, Dining, Jewelry

“The Lime Light Gala is an incredible and inspirational evening that we are honored and privileged to host annually.  At HEADstrong, we focus on improving quality of life for families, helping them to navigate their cancer journey with a greater sense of normalcy.  This is an opportunity to come together to recognize the selfless efforts and contributions of those working on the front lines of cancer.  We strive to make this event an unforgettable experience our guests.   We are shining the light on cancer and the work that is being done to improve the quality of life for those dealing with cancer in our Nick’s name.  While this year’s event is sold out we wish to extend an invitation to all to take part in the silent auction of the Lime Light Gala.” says HF President and Nick’s Mom Cheryl Colleluori

Proceeds from the Lime Light Gala will support the expansion of Nick’s House™, a facility operated by the HEADstrong Foundation™ which provides complimentary extended lodging to families traveling to Philadelphia for cancer related treatment as well as the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania under the direction of Stephen J. Schuster, MD.

Please visit www.HEADstrong.org to learn more about how the HEADstrong Foundation is improving lives affected by cancer.

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