Auction features NASCAR driver Carl Edwards’ race-worn gear, autographed NCAA® merchandise, exclusive day golfing with Lee Westwood, LIVE NATION concert tickets and more
Alexandria, VA (June 19, 2012) — Sport and entertainment fans who want to support communities are in luck as UPS just donated more than 80 items for United Way to auction on eBay.
New auction items will post every week starting June 21 through September 3, including:
· Sports collectibles autographed by champion athletes, coaches and stars, such as race-worn items from NASCAR driver of the No. 99 UPS Ford Carl Edwards as well as other items from Roush Fenway Racing
· NCAA® tickets and exclusive merchandise
· A round of golf with UPS Global Brand Ambassador Lee Westwood in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. European Tour professional and UPS Global Brand Ambassador Lee Westwood is one of the stars of world golf. Lee has been a UPS Ambassador since 2009, rising to the summit of world golf, reaching World Number One in November 2010. Lee has won 22 tournaments on the European Tour as well as tournaments in America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
· A variety of products from UPS partner LIVE NATION, including Ticketmaster gift cards to use when purchasing concert tickets and merchandise. Also, Rock Paper Photo, the definitive online fine art photography gallery specializing in largely unpublished limited edition prints of iconic musicians, is providing unique photographs of artists who have toured sustainably with UPS, including Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam.
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 fourth year UPS and United Way have partnered on a charitable auction, UPS’ 30th year giving to United Way, and United Way’s 125th anniversary.