Quinnipiac auction on Friday night will benefit Rett Syndrome
Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey To Auction Game Worn Jerseys To Benefit Rett Syndrome Research
Fans interested in bidding on the jerseys can do so in the lobby of the TD Bank Sports Center or by visiting the online auction site at http://rettauction.org/. Tickets to Friday night's game can be purchased by calling the TD Bank Sports Center Ticket Office at 203-582-3905 or log on to QuinnipiacBobcats.com to purchase online.
"We're extremely proud to have partnered with so many great charitable organizations in the 21 years that I've been here," head coach Rand Pecknold said. "This year I am truly looking forward to raising awareness and support for Rett Syndrome and the families who are impacted by this terrible disorder. Our guys are excited for the opportunity to be a part of something that is so meaningful to so many people and we look forward to a great event."
Rettsyndrome.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing thorough and accurate information about Rett syndrome, empowering families, and stimulating research. Rettsyndrome.org has funded over $34M in high-quality, peer-reviewed research grants and programs to date making it the world's leading private funder of Rett syndrome research.
"It isn't every day that we are able to partner with an institute like Quinnipiac University and their Men's Hockey Team for such an inspiring event," Rettsyndrome.org COO Shannon Starkey-Taylor said. "Our hope is that the awareness and fundraising that is produced from this partnership will further our mission to fund research, and support the children and their families affected by Rett syndrome."
In addition to the game-worn Quinnipiac jerseys to be auctioned off, the Boston Bruins have also donated a team-autographed jersey for auction.
Rettsyndrome.org is the most comprehensive nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and family empowerment while accelerating research of treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome and related disorders. As the world's leading private funder of basic, translational and clinical Rett syndrome research, Rettsyndrome.org has funded over $34M in high-quality, peer-reviewed research grants and programs to date. The organization hosts the largest global gathering of Rett researchers and clinicians to establish research direction for the future. Rettsyndrome.org, a 501(c)3 organization, has earned Charity Navigator's most prestigious 4 star rating year after year. To learn more about our work and Rett syndrome, visit www.rettsyndrome.org or call us at 1-800-818-7388(RETT).