Midday Fix: Chicago White Sox Charities Serve Week

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Katie Eaton

Kristin Duke

Chicago White Sox Charities

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Each day of Sox Serve Week (Aug. 24-30) features a community outreach event, such as inviting a local kid who has been fighting cancer to run the bases before the game (Home Run for Life on Monday) and a fundraising event like the Players’ Favorite Things baskets that represent each player for fans to bid on (Saturday). Over the last seven years, this week-long fundraising campaign has raised more than $1 million to support Chicago White Sox Charities. Fans are encouraged to share their Sox Serve Week experience and follow the fundraising campaign on social media with the hashtag “#SoxServe”. A complete overview of the event and additional details are available at whitesox.com/soxserve

WGN-TV is presenting the Ultimate Experience Broadcast Auction, giving fans the opportunity to bid on a variety of unique experiences at U.S. Cellular Field or online at whitesox.com/ultimateauction. Experiences include a sleepover in the clubhouse for eight guests, a video game challenge versus White Sox players in the White Sox clubhouse and more. The bidding will take place from 10 a.m. on Monday, August 24 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 30.

Players’ Favorite Things – Fans will have the opportunity to bid on baskets with some of current White Sox players’ favorite things, as put together by their wives. Bidding on the baskets – which will include some autographed items – will take place on Saturday, August 29 from 5-8 p.m.Fans attending the game can place bids in person with the wives by visiting the Miller Lite Extra Base (near Section 157) or by phone at 312-674-5684.