Phillies Charities, Inc. Phantastic Auction Raises $130,000

Online auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime experiences comes to a close with final bidding frenzy; Round of golf with Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt is top-selling auction item

The fourth annual Phillies Charities, Inc. Phantastic Auction held on phillies.com garnered over $130,000 for charity.

This unique event, held in partnership with SportsRadio 94WIP, ran from May 5-18 and gave fans the chance to bid on 50 once-in-a-lifetime experiences with Hall of Famers and All-Stars, as well as exclusive trips, memorabilia and many other Phillies opportunities.

"Thanks to incredible fan support, along with the partnership with SportsRadio 94 WIP, the fourth annual Phantastic Auction raised over $130,000 for Phillies Charities, Inc. and the Phillies Phestival, which benefits the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association," said Dave Buck, Phillies Senior Vice President, Marketing and Advertising Sales. "The Phillies take pride in giving back to the community as well as being able to offer unique opportunities for our fans."

Top 10 Phantastic Auction Bids

$15,000.00        Round of Golf for Three with Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt

$5,650.00          Lunch with Phillies Pitcher Aaron Nola                  

$5,051.00          Citizens Bank Park Concert Package                             

$4,950.00          2017 Phantasy Camp Trip                            

$4,350.00          Dinner for Eight with Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt in the Phillies Executive Dining Room                     

$4,300.00          You and a Friend included in the 2016 Phillies Team Photo                         

$3,600.00          Private Suite with Catering - Saturday, August 20, 2016                

$3,600.00          Private Hitting Clinic with Maikel Franco and Odubel Herrera                      

$3,550.00          Round of Golf for Three with Hall of Famer Steve Carlton                

$3,250.00          Phillies Wall of Fame Autographed Baseball Set

PROCEEDS FROM THE PHANTASTIC AUCTION

The Phillies family - from the players, coaches, and their wives, to the alumni, ballgirls and front office staff - takes great pride in giving back to the community. Phillies Charities, Inc., the charitable arm of the Phillies organization, makes gifts to charitable organizations that serve a wide variety of needs, primarily in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and particularly those serving the Greater Philadelphia area and the communities of its minor league affiliates.

The net proceeds from The Phantastic Auction will benefit Phillies Charities, Inc., and a portion of those proceeds will be contributed to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association as part of the Phillies Phestival on June 9, 2016.

Learn more about the Phillies in the community by visiting Phillies.com/community. For questions regarding The Phantastic Auction, please email phantasticauction@phillies.com.

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