Make-A-Wish® Kansas is looking for eligible bachelors who will donate their time to raise money for seriously ill children. Up to 20 single men of all ages, backgrounds and education levels are needed for the Bid for Bachelors benefit auction on June 28, 2013. Each bachelor will be part of a live auction date package. Meals and activities for the dates are donated items. There is no cost for the date. A background check is required. Philanthropic-minded men with out-going and fun-loving personalities are highly successful in the auction.
Bid for Bachelors is the largest annual fundraising event for Make-A-Wish Kansas, raising more than $300,000 since 2001. Special events, corporate and individual donations and public and private grants provide the funds to grant wishes. Any child 2 ½ to 18 years old living with a life-threatening medical condition and who has not previously received a wish from a wish granting organization is eligible.
Deadline for submission of nomination forms is February 28. To request a form, or for more information, call the Make-A-Wish Kansas office at 316-838-9474.
The Bid for Bachelors auction will be in the Keen Kutter Ballroom at Hotel Old Town on June 28, 2013. “Like” the Bid for Bachelors Benefit Auction event page on Facebook for pictures, updates and information.