This Saturday, August 17th, is Wayne’s Wiffle for a Wish. In its 5th year this annual wiffleball tournament raises money for the Maine Make-a-Wish foundation. All money raised stays right here in Maine and grants the wishes of Maine children. Wayne’s Wiffle for a Wish has raised over $28,000 in the past four years, the average wish granted costs $6,000, this tournament has raised enough money to grant 4 full wishes.
I’ve been involved with this charity wiffleball tournament for the past three years, I’ve been on teams playing, I’ve donated raffle prizes and since 2010 I’ve donated my time and helped set up the fields for the tournament. This year I will again donate my time and help set up the fields and I’ll also be fielding a team. I reached out to fellow beer bloggers/podcaster from around the state and assembled a team, myself, Carla “The Beer Babe” Companion, as well as Tony C, Ryan and Ben from the Drink’n Think’n Podcast.
I am inviting all of you to come out the Union Street Sports Complex this Saturday and check out the action. Adults playing a kids game to benefit kids, could it get any better than that? Come on down and buy some Raffle Tickets, I’m including the list of prizes in this blog post. I’ll be playing on Field 8 between 9am-3pm, the first 10 people to tell me you read this blog post and show me that you bought some raffle tickets will win a beery prize from me.
Wiffle for a Wish Raffle Prizes
Raffle Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 (you pick which prize you want a chance at winning)
Kayak from Old Town Canoe
Signed photo of New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski
Signed Photo of Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia
Four tickets to a Boston Red Sox game in September
Signed Photo of Former Boston Red Sox player Trot Nixon
Signed Baseball by Boston Red Sox Felix Doubront, signed when he was with the Portland Sea Dogs
(3) Gift Cards worth $50 Each to Tires, Batteries, Accessories on Outer Hammond Street in Bangor
(2) Gift cards worth $50 each to Governors Restaurant
$100 gift card to Hannaford Supermarket
Four tickets and VIP parking pass to New England Revolution game vs. Houston Saturday Sept. 28th
Four tickets to the Portland Sea Dogs game (Redeem by 9/2/13) and Sea Dogs T-Shirt
Two tickets to any Boston Bruins home, regular season game for 2013-2014 season
Signed stick from Boston Bruins
Signed puck from Boston Bruins Zedeno Chara
Party for Eight kids at The Maine Jump in Bangor
Tax Preparation done by TMatt Tax and Financial in Bangor
$50 Gift Card to Lougee and Fredericks Florist in Bangor
Four tickets to any Regular season Portland Pirates home game for the 2013-2014 season
Two tickets to a UMaine Hockey home game for the 2013-2014 regular season at Alfond Arena