CARNEGIE, Pa., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join us for a "Night on the Town" and enjoy elegant sit-down dining and unparalleled views at Pittsburgh's renowned LeMont Restaurant, courtesy of owners Ed and Anna Dunlap and make a difference in the lives of needy seniors and children. On Saturday, April 20th at 5:00 p.m., The Salvation Army and WTAE TV Channel 4's Project Bundle-Up is hosting its fourth annual "Auction Kickoff Dinner." The evening's festivities include: live musical entertainment by Pittsburgh's own Tom Watt, nationally-acclaimed and award winning vocal impersonator; fun photos courtesy of "Beautiful Day Photo Booth;" a live basket auction with themed baskets of $250 plus value; a gift card auction extravaganza; and appearances by local celebrities.
The annual Project Bundle-Up Auction is a key fundraiser that supports the purchase of new winter outerwear. In conjunction with WTAE TV Channel 4, the annual online auction generates more than $100,000 annually. Since its inception twenty-seven years ago, Project Bundle-Up has raised more than 11.8 million dollars and has provided more than 236,000 disadvantaged Western Pennsylvanian children and senior citizens with new winter coats, hats, scarves, gloves and boots.
Your donation of a new item(s) in its original packaging or a gift card with a minimum retail value of $100 per person is your admission into the event. Monetary donations are also gladly accepted. The gifts collected at the door will be auctioned at The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Annual Project Bundle-Up Online Auction in August 2013. For gift suggestions and reservations, visit WTAE TV and The Salvation Army's Project Bundle-Up website at www.projectbundleup.com. RSVPs must be received by April 17th, 2013 to Project Bundle-Up Director, Melissa Fereday at 412-446-1639. Space is limited to the first 200 guests. Donations of gift items are tax deductible. This event is chaired by Greater Pittsburgh Salvation Army Advisory Board member and Walmart executive Marcy Park and is graciously underwritten by Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dunlap, owners of LeMont.
Both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 126 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log onto www.salvationarmy-wpa.org. The Salvation Army … Doing the most good . . . for the most people . . . in the most need.
SOURCE Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division