Bids for Kids
6:30 p.m., Saturday April 20
Citizens Caring for Children (CCC) will host their signature fundraising event, Bids for Kids, April 20, 2013 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Proceeds from Bids for Kids are used to directly meet the unique needs of the more than 3,600 children and young adults living in foster care that CCC serves each year.
Bids for Kids will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature a silent and live auction, cocktails, a seated dinner, wine pull, dancing and live music by Superfreak. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on unique auction items including artwork, trips and excursions, housewares, clothing, beauty treatments, sports memorabilia, event tickets and more. Dress for the event is cocktail attire. Event sponsorships are still available and range from $500 to $10,000. Tickets are $150 each and can be purchased by calling (405) 753-4099.
Currently, there are more than 9,000 children living in Oklahoma’s foster care system. Citizens Caring for Children’s mission is to break the cycle of abuse and neglect by addressing the material, emotional, and intellectual needs of children in foster care…because every child deserves the chance for a better life. Through five programs, CCC promotes self-worth, self-esteem and develops character to give hope, change lives and create healthy futures.
About Citizens Caring for Children
Founded in 1984, Citizens Caring for Children provides clothing, shoes, duffel bags, books, school supplies, mentors and other necessities to more than 3,600 children in foster care each year. Through programs and services including the Resource Center, Shelter Birthday Parties, Back to School, Santa Stop and mentoring, Citizens Caring for Children strives to make a difference in the lives of children in foster care each and every day. For more information, visit www.citizenscaringforchildren.org.
Where: Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
Address: 7000 N.W. Grand