Chicago White Sox to Host “Charities Week”
The Chicago White Sox's third annual Charities Week will take place from August 16 to 21. Any fan who makes a $100 online donation (through whitesox.com) during the week to the Chicago White Sox Charities will receive an autographed photo from a White Sox player. They will also be entered into a draw for a VIP White Sox experience that includes four tickets to the Gold Coast Tickets Club at U.S. Cellular Field, the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field and a pre-game photo with a White Sox player.
New to the annual event are daily community event. The full list of events and details are below:
Tuesday, August 16, 11:00 a.m. - Pros vs. G.I. Joes
White Sox players take on active military personnel in video games.
Tuesday, August 16, 7:10 p.m. - White Sox vs. Cleveland
Jerseys Off Our Backs Auction - Auction for player jerseys worn during the game. Jerseys will be signed and presented to winners at the end.
Wednesday, August 17, 11:00 a.m. - White Sox Hospital Visit at Children's Hospital
Wednesday, August 17, 7:10 p.m. - White Sox vs. Cleveland
Omar Vizquel T-Shirt Sale featuring a limited-edition T-shirt with an oil painting image of the Sox infielder. The shirt will sell for $25.
Thursday, August 18, Noon - Baseball Clinic for Chicago Special Olympics
Thursday, August 18, 7:10 p.m. - White Sox vs. Cleveland
ACE Team Auction - Auction featuring unique White Sox items on the 100-level behind home plate.
Friday, August 19, 10:00 a.m. - Greater Chicago Food Depository Produce Mobile
Friday, August 19, 7:10 p.m. - White Sox vs. Texas
Wives Brown Bag Sale - The White Sox players' wives will be selling brown bag baseball autographs that features random players such as Frank Thomas and Carlton Fisk. Bags will be sold on the 100- and 500-levels. Autographs will not be revealed until after they're bought.
Saturday, August 20, 6:05 p.m. - White Sox vs. Texas
The Ultimate Auction featuring seven interactive auctions.
Sunday, August 21, 1:10 p.m. - White Sox vs. Texas
White Sox Wives Basket Auction - Up to seven gift bags will be up for bid that will include the player or coaches' favorite items such as video games, clothes, food, and wine.
White Sox Charities has given away over $16 million in grants and donations since it began in 1990.