T.J. Martell Foundation Teams Up With Charity Folks for Special Online Auction

May 24, 2011, 17:31 ET from T.J. Martell Foundation

Winning Bidders Will Meet Big Time Rush, We The Kings, Allstar Weekend and The Ready Set

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J. Martell Foundation is proud to announce that it is working with online auction experts, CharityFolks.com, to offer bidders rare access to their favorite artists at the 12th Annual Family Day. Up for auction are unforgettable experiences, like introducing Big Time Rush on stage with the band; having a private meet & greet and photo opportunity with Allstar Weekend; and checking out all four artists "up close" during their private soundcheck!  

This year's Family Day on Sunday, June 5th at Roseland Ballroom will honor Big Time Rush for their tremendous support of numerous charitable causes and their management team, Ozone Entertainment. Big Time Rush are stars of the hit Nickelodeon TV series of the same name and have a top selling self-titled CD on Columbia Records. Supporting Big Time Rush will be special guests We The Kings, Allstar Weekend and The Ready Set. In addition to the online auction, Family Day will also host a silent auction that will feature amazing, one-of-a-kind celebrity auction items including two VIP tickets and backstage passes to the U2 concert at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, TN on July 2nd, 2011.

For more information on these special auctions, please visit http://www.charityfolks.com/cfauctions/AuctionLanding.html?SellerId=15E8E540-E521-438B-A705-5FE77B4E2432.

For more information on sponsorship packages, VIP packages and general tickets to the event, please contact the T.J. Martell Foundation at (212) 331-2161 or please visit our web site at www.TJMartellFoundation.org

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The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son, T.J., who died of leukemia. It is the music industry's largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The Foundation has provided over $250 million dollars for research through a variety of events including concerts, gala awards dinners, family day activities, golf tournaments, wine dinners, and walk-a-thons.  Research hospitals funded by the foundation include: T.J. Martell Memorial Laboratories at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Harvard School of Public Health, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Columbia-Presbyterian Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Cancer Center, The Mayo Clinic, Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University and Arnold Palmer Medical Center.

Kate Fitzpatrick
T: (917) 301-2572
E: kfitzpatrick@tjmartellfoundation.org

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