Handbid to partner with Mattingly Charities for fundraising efforts

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Novemeber 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HANDBID TEAMING UP WITH MATTINGLY CHARITIES TO BENEFIT

MATTINGLY RBI FUNDRAISING EFFORTS

November 30th at the 2nd Annual “An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies with Special Guest Joe Torre and The Warren Brothers

EVANSVILLE, IN  - HandBid, the premier silent auction mobile bidding and fundraising technology company for non-profits, has teamed up with Mattingly Charities to maximize fundraising revenue at the 2nd Annual “An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies fundraising event, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science.

The event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, a silent auction powered by HandBid, a question/answer session with Don Mattingly and four (4) time World Series Champion and Hall of Famer, Joe Torre. It will conclude with musical entertainment featuring Nashville country recording artist and famed songwriters, The Warren Brothers.

“HandBid’s native digital mobile app provides auction bidders greater engagement with less effort and superior results.” said Jeff Porter, Founder/ HandBid CEO.  “We are thrilled Mattingly Charities will be utilizing our native mobile auction software (app) connecting with participating bidders on-site at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science and sports fans nationwide.”

Founded by former New York Yankees captain and current Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly, Mattingly Charities was created to serve under-privileged youth by supporting programs in Evansville, Indiana and throughout the country that promote baseball and softball participation.

“Lori and I are very excited and honored to host the 2nd Annual “An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented byUnited Companies, on November 30th,” said Don Mattingly, 1985 American League MVP.  “In teaming up with HandBid we are excited to provide our on-site event attendees and sports fans and our supporters, from around the country, the opportunity to bid anywhere via their smartphones or tablets on some great pieces of signed memorabilia and unique VIP experiences.”

For more information on how to purchase November 30th “An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies event tickets or donate online please visit www.MattinglyCharities.org

For more information concerning The Mattingly Charities Auction presented by United Companies please visit www.HandBid.com and search Mattingly Charities auction.


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Our Mission

Mattingly Charities has been created to serve underprivileged youth by supporting programs which promote baseball and softball participation in conjunction with other developmentally related activities. Mattingly Charities will provide funding and services and equipment for baseball, softball, and ultimately other sports, and related youth development activities, for the benefit of underprivileged youth, youth leagues, and social welfare and related organizations. 100% of the efforts of the organization will be focused on these activities.

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Our Founder

Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Don Mattingly played his entire 14-year Major League career from 1982-95 with the New York Yankees. Currently, Don is the manager of the Miami Marlins.
 

Career highlights include: 
- 1984 AL Batting Champ
- 1985 AL MVP
- 3X Silver Slugger Award Winner
- 6x All-Star/ 9X Gold Glove Award winner
- 1997 New York Yankees retired #23
- 2004-2007 New York Yankees coach
- 2008- 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach
- 2011-2015 Los Angeles Dodgers manager