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Charity auction features Sharks items
Help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
5/11/06 - By TheFeeder

THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY


IS OUT FOR BLOOD


Charity auction loaded with items for Sharks fans

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is "out for blood." That's because every five minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every ten minutes someone dies from one of these diseases. To fund blood cancer research and patient services the Society is hosting a charity auction on eBay at www.ebay.com/OutForBlood, featuring items that are perfect for Sharks fans.

The online charity auction will be managed by Kompolt and runs from May 8-18, 2006. For more information, visit www.ebay.com/OutForBlood

Seagate Technologies has graciously donated some of the San Jose Sharks packages.

"At Seagate, we strongly support the effort to find a cure for the devastating diseases The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society so diligently targets," said Seagate CEO and President Bill Watkins. "The online auction is a fun and effective way to get involved in the effort as well as offering people in the community the opportunity to learn more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its efforts to fund research and help those diagnosed with these debilitating diseases." Watkins is a member of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Board of Trustees in the organization's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter.

The following items are available:

San Jose Sharks On-Ice Presentation

Have you ever been on the ice before the puck drops at a San Jose Sharks' game? If you place the winning bid, you'll present the Seagate Player of the Month at a 2007 Sharks game. This package also includes four club-level seats.

Cameo on Shark Byte

The San Jose Sharks' colorful & charismatic commentator Drew Remenda hosts a 30-minute pre-game show on TV called "Shark Byte." The winning bidder will make a cameo appearance on the show with Drew to either introduce a segment, participate in a skit (on or off the ice) or another TBD on-camera opportunity.

Penthouse Box at a Sharks Game

Host your next party at a Sharks game! You and 11 of your closest friends can watch the game from the penthouse. The Penthouse Box comes with 3 parking passes and $200 worth of food and drinks.

San Jose Sharks Autographed Memorabilia

No sports den memorabilia collection is complete without autographed hockey gear. Jonathan Cheechoo, Patrick Marleau & Joe Thornton have autographed pucks and the San Jose Sharks have autographed a jersey, street banner and a mini stick.

About blood cancers

Leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma are all blood cancers. Every five minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with one of these diseases and every ten minutes someone dies. Leukemia is the leading cancer killer of people under the age of 20.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission is to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. In its effort to find a cure, the Society currently funds research grants across the country and in the Bay Area at UC Berkeley, Stanford and UCSF.

Local Offices

Redwood/Wine Country 555-5th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 707-303-4800

Greater San Francisco Bay Area 1390 Market Street, SF, CA 94102 415-625-1100

Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area 675 N. First St., San Jose, CA 95112 408-271-8300



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