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Florida Panthers Foundation Announces "Lucky Egg" Fundraiser

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
Popular Fundraiser Set To Take Place Saturday, March 22

SUNRISE, FL – The Florida Panthers Foundation announced today that it will hold the popular “Lucky Egg” fundraiser on Saturday, March 22 as the Panthers take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7 pm.

The Foundation will offer fans the opportunity to purchase a “Lucky Egg” at the Gameday Auction table. All eggs will be filled with candy and one lucky egg will contain the grand prize, a chance to win Garth Murray’s game worn jersey and participate in the Shirts Off Our Backs ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, March 29. Other prizes will include concert tickets and signed merchandise. One egg will be sold for $5 and five eggs will be sold for $20.

“Our Lucky Egg fundraiser was so popular last year that we have decided to bring it back and offer fans the chance to win a game worn jersey and participate in the Shirts Off Our Backs ceremony,” said Executive Director Alaina Miller. “This fundraiser is the precursor to our popular Shirts Off Our Backs auction, which will take place on Saturday, March 29 and we are excited to once again allow fans to bid on the game worn jerseys of their favorite Florida Panthers players.”

For more information about Panthers Foundation please contact Alaina Miller at (954) 835-7730 or

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has been named as a preferred beneficiary of the Florida Panthers Foundation. The hospital will receive $500 from the Foundation for every Panthers goal scored at the BankAtlantic Center during the 2007-08 season.

Over the past year the Florida Panthers Foundation has donated funds to the following organizations:  The Andy Roddick Foundation, the Transplant Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Florence Fuller Child Development Centers, Goldie’s Gang, Deliver the Dream and the Jewish National Fund.

Additionally, the Florida Panthers Foundation has donated Florida Panthers game tickets and auction items including team-signed jerseys and sticks and Zamboni rides to various South Florida charities. Recipients include: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Broward County, American Cancer Society, JAFCO, Homestead Air Reserve, Soref JCC, Kids in Distress, American Jewish Community, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and Rock and Wrap It Up!.

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