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Raiders Organization's Generosity

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You may not know this, but the Raiders organization is the most generous of all of the professional sports teams in the Bay Area in my experience.

Some time ago, the Raiders organization sent two Raiderettes to one of my non-profit events, and boy, did it spice up the event for the guys. For our next event, we thought, “Let’s have the OTHER NFL team’s cheerleaders attend.” Guess what? Cough up $700 upfront, plus travel expenses for a 2-hr event. Ouch. We flushed that idea down the toilet very quickly.

The unequaled invitations to the Raiders’ training camp in Napa was phenomenal. My guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves watching the Raiders practice. Willie Brown, HOF’er, stopped by to say, “Hello.” Of course, it didn’t hurt to have an adorable 5-yr old working his “cuteness” for us either. This will be an annual trek.

Raiders have donated many autographed merchandise to help my non-profits raise money in their silent auctions.

Amy Trask is a wonder. How many CEO’s do you know who personally answers emails from the public?

And, I do call the Raiders often. The Raiders organization is with me every step of the way. It is my job to help sell Raiders fundraising tickets. And, I always do my best to make sure my ticket buyers are happy. Aisle seats? Sure. Under the overhang? Got it. Close to friends, who have tickets already? I’m on it. When buyers are happy, my non-profit clients are happy, too. Can you work a miracle and get Raiders vs. Steelers tickets? Hey, I’m not God! (um, but you should have called me weeks ago when I had them).

So, I would like to think there is a direct relationship between the Raiders’ good deeds and returns. I don’t know how long this generosity will last. I hope forever, and so do my non-profit clients.

Thank you, Raiders. You’re the BEST!

One grateful, non-profit supporter,
Felicia

Tix Writeoff, a company dedicated to helping non-profits fundraise with professional sports teams. And, we have 30% off fundraising tickets that benefit Bay Area non-profits.

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