05/20/2007 2:02 PM ET
Phillies Phestival on Monday
Players, entire Phillies staff to gather for ALS fund-raiser
WHAT: Players and their wives, as well as broadcasters, ballgirls and the entire Phillies staff, will join the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association and take part in the 18th Annual Phillies Phestival.
This fun-filled autograph and auction party for fans of all ages will benefit ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), the devastating neuromuscular condition for which there is no known cause or cure.
Limited tickets remain and may be purchased at phillies.com, in person at Citizens Bank Park or at 215-463-1000.
Donations will also be accepted that day by calling the Phillies Sales Office at 215-463-1000.
Meet and greet with players and ALS patients
Phillies players signing autographs
Specialty photo booths (sold out) with Pat Burrell, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley
Live Auction: for a full listing of items go to http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/downloads/y2007/live_auction_07.pdf
Silent Auction: for a full listing of items go to http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/downloads/y2007/silent_auction_07.pdf
Games and entertainment including Every Roll's a Winner, Citizens Bank Games of Baseball, and Grab Bags with autographed items, used jerseys, equipment and other surprises
In 2006 alone the Phillies Phestival raised over $671,000. To date, the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ALS Association and the Phillies have generated more than $8.7 million dollars, with proceeds going toward research at ALS Association Centers at Pennsylvania Hospital and Hershey Medical Center, along with much-needed patient care services.
WHEN: Monday, May 21, 2007, Gates open 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Citizens Bank Park
NOTE: Media credentials needed to access event. Contact: Mary Ann Gettis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-218-5367.