ATLANTA, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking an exciting new 2018 World Tour, the Harlem Globetrotters announced today that they will offer a lucky fan the trip of a lifetime to London to see the team play at the famous O2 Arena. Fans can enter to win a trip for two by donating at least $10 at CrowdRise.com. Every contribution made will be donated to the American Red Cross, the Globetrotters' official charity partner.
The London prize pack includes roundtrip airfare for two to London, a four-night hotel stay, and VIP tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters live at the O2 Arena this May. Fans can enter for their chance to win by donating to the American Red Cross at www.crowdrise.com/harlem-globetrotters.
"The Globetrotters are known for their one-of-a-kind fan interaction so to be able to fly out two fans from the U.S. to join us in London is great," said Harlem Globetrotters star Hi-Lite Bruton. "Not only will two people get the experience of a lifetime in joining our team overseas but they will also be donating to a very good cause."
Every donation made will support American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help people affected by disasters big and small. For official rules, fans can visit crowdrise.com/harlemglobetrotters. All entries must be made by Tuesday, Feb. 6.
The American Red Cross partnered with the Globetrotters in December of 2016, becoming the team's official charity partner through the Globetrotters' Great Assist initiative with a mission to help communities across the country prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters of all kinds.
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 92 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 123 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann's Donuts ®, Ticket Galaxy and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
CrowdRise is the world's largest crowdfunding platform dedicated exclusively to charitable fundraising. Used by millions of individuals, tens of thousands of charities, hundreds of companies and many of the most famous artists and athletes in the world, CrowdRise enables people to creatively leverage their resources and networks to unlock the power of the crowd to support positive social missions and create massive impact.
Founded by actor Edward Norton, film producer Shauna Robertson and Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe, CrowdRise has conceived, implemented and powered campaigns that have raised hundreds of millions of dollars to-date. For more information visit www.CrowdRise.com. In January 2017, CrowdRise merged with GoFundMe to offer both people and organizations the best fundraising tools for any cause they care passionately about.
SOURCE Harlem Globetrotters