Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey, Ricky Carmichael, and PGA Tour Professional Rickie Fowler Highlight Supercross Charity Auction
Autographed Memorabilia from Leading Athletes Benefit Research at Leading Children’s Hospitals
SEATTLE, WA – September 24, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – MX for Children is pleased to announce Helmets for Hydro and More!, our 4th annual Supercross/Motocross memorabilia auction benefiting hydrocephalus research at leading Children’s Hospitals including: Toronto’s SickKids, Seattle Children’s, Utah’s Primary Children’s, Children’s Hospital of Alabama, St. Louis Children’s, Pittsburgh Children’s and Houston’s Texas Children’s Hospital. The auction begins on Sept. 24 on eBay.
Supercross stars such as Chad Reed, Ashley Fiolek, Trey Canard, Kevin Windham, and PGA Golf Tour Professional Rickie Fowler have personally signed and donated helmets and other sporting memorabilia for this auction helping to continue to raise funds for hydrocephalus research — the #1 cause of brain surgery in children which affects one million people in the United States.
“I have worked with MX for Children for multiple seasons and it has been a pleasure meeting the fans each year who raise money for such a great cause” said Trey Canard, Team Honda Muscle Milk Factory Rider. “I am happy that I am able to continue contributing to their organization by donating some of my gear for their Auction.”
MX for Children is a group of volunteers that organize fundraising events and unique experiences around the sport of Motocross and Supercross benefiting research at children’s hospitals around North America. In addition to this annual auction, MX for Children runs the Inside Line Experience pledge drive in conjunction with Supercross. All events provide a way for people who love the sport of motocross to give back to their community in a significant way.
The eBay auction commences on Sept. 24. To learn more about the auction, please visit us at www.mxforchildren.org, our Facebook page, or on twitter. On eBay, search for items for sale by “MXforChildren”. All proceeds from the auction benefit hydrocephalous research being performed at the Hydrocephalus Association. To participate in our Inside Line Experience, and the win a chance to see a Supercross race up close and personal as a VIP, please visit http://www.mxforchildren.org/inside-line-experience/
About MX for Children
MX for Children has raised more than $600,000 for children’s hospitals in North American since it was founded in 2006. In 2011 MX for Children was honored by Feld Motorsports with their annual Humanitarian Award. Fundraisers are motivated to help children by advancing research for hydrocephalus — the #1 cause of brain surgery for kids. MX for Children supported hospitals, recognized as some of the world’s foremost pediatric health-care institutions, are dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research, and education in several cities on the Supercross circuit. For more information, visit www.mxforchildren.org or contact MX for Children at firstname.lastname@example.org