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Bid on NCAA, NASCAR and SEC Football items donated by UPS for United Way auction

July 1, 2013

Auction features NASCAR race-worn fire suits and autographed tires, autographed NCAA® merchandise, a SEC Football Championship experience, LIVE NATION® concert tickets and more

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Sport and entertainment fans who want to support communities are in luck as UPS® just donated more than 60 items for United Way to auction on eBay.

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New auction items will post every week starting June 27 through September 1, including:

  • Sports collectibles autographed by champion athletes, coaches and stars, such as race-worn items from members of the NASCAR No. 99 UPS Ford Carl Edwards team as well as other items from Roush Fenway Racing.
  • NCAA® tickets and exclusive merchandise.
  • A SEC Football Championship Game experience at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. The package includes two tickets to the December 7, 2013 game as well as pre-game hospitality in the Georgia World Congress Center, two passes to the pre-game SEC FanFare festival, two nights hotel, and exclusive UPS-branded gifts.
  • Concert tickets from UPS partner LIVE NATION.

For over 30 years, UPS and its employees have donated more than $1 billion to improve lives in partnership with United Way. UPS is one of United Way’s elite Global Corporate Leaders and has twice won the organization’s highest national honor for corporate citizenship: the United Way Spirit of America® Award. This is the fifth year that UPS and United Way have partnered on a charitable auction.

NCAA® is a registered trademark of the National Collegiate Athletic Association

Live Nation® is a registered trademark of Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.

United Way
United Way, a worldwide movement in 41 countries and territories, includes more than 1,200 local organizations in the United States. It advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality life. LIVE UNITED is United Way’s call to action for everyone to give, to advocate and to volunteer to improve conditions in their local community. For more information about United Way, please visit: UnitedWay.org.

Media Contact:
Amanda Ponzar
Amanda.ponzar@unitedway.org
703-836-7112, x253

SOURCE United Way


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