SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild today announced the Minnesota Wild Foundation will host two Greater State of Hockey Online Auctions to benefit its mission and efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
The first online auction is the Virtual Edition, which will begin on Monday, May 11 at noon CT and run through Wednesday, May 20 at noon CT. The second auction is the Collectors Edition, which will begin on Wednesday, May 20 at 3 p.m. CT and run through Friday, May 29. Bidding for the Greater State of Hockey Online Auctions will be available through the Minnesota Wild Foundation NHL online bidding application.
The Virtual Edition auction will feature unique virtual experiences with Minnesota Wild players and celebrities, including:
The Collectors Edition auction will feature one-of-a-kind Wild memorabilia and merchandise, including:
For more information on the Greater State of Hockey Online Auctions and to see additional items available for bidding, please visit wild.com/onlineauctions.
The Minnesota Wild Foundation held an online auction featuring special green St. Patrick's Day jerseys and pucks to benefit Children's Minnesota's Urgent Needs Fund in April and has pledged $25,000 to the Saint Paul Bridge Fund, an emergency relief program for families with children and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
About Minnesota Wild Foundation
The 2019-20 season marks the tenth season of giving for the Minnesota Wild Foundation. With support from Wild players, fans and donors, the Wild Foundation has supported children's medical related causes, serves as the largest non-member funding source for Minnesota Hockey, and has provided important fundraising opportunities for youth hockey associations across the state. Since its inception in 2009, the Wild Foundation has distributed more than $4 million in grants to hockey organizations and children's medical related charities and dispersed over $2 million to local charities through its Split the Pot Raffle Program. Help us celebrate an amazing ten years of giving and join our Give 10 campaign by donating $10 or any denomination of 10 to help us continue our mission of supporting the game of hockey and improving the lives of families across Minnesota. Together we create a Greater State of Hockey! For more information and to make a donation visit www.wild.com/foundation or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org 651-602-6000. Follow the Minnesota Wild Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.