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Handbid Teaming Up With Mattingly Charities To Benefit Mattingly RBI Fundraising Efforts

Handbid Client Spotlight: Mattingly Charities
Handbid Client Spotlight: Mattingly Charities

November 22, 2016

November at the 2Annual "An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies with Special Guest Joe Torre and The Warren Brothers

EVANSVILLE, IN  - HandBid, the premier silent auction mobile bidding and fundraising technology company for non-profits, has teamed up with Mattingly Charities to maximize fundraising revenue at the 2nd Annual "An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies fundraising event, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science.

The event, hosted by Don and Lori Mattingly, will include a cocktail reception, a silent auction powered by HandBid, a question/answer session with Don Mattingly and four (4) time World Series Champion and Hall of Famer, Joe Torre. It will conclude with musical entertainment featuring Nashville country recording artist and famed songwriters, The Warren Brothers.

"HandBid's native digital mobile app provides auction bidders greater engagement with less effort and superior results.” said Jeff Porter, Founder/ HandBid CEO.  "We are thrilled Mattingly Charities will be utilizing our native mobile auction software (app) connecting with participating bidders on-site at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science and sports fans nationwide.”

Founded by former New York Yankees captain and current Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly, Mattingly Charities was created to serve under-privileged youth by supporting programs in Evansville, Indiana and throughout the country that promote baseball and softball participation.

"Lori and I are very excited and honored to host the 2nd Annual "An Intimate Evening with Friends” presented by United Companies, on November 30th,” said Don Mattingly, 1985 American League MVP.  "In teaming up with HandBid we are excited to provide our on-site event attendees and sports fans and our supporters, from around the country, the opportunity to bid anywhere via their smartphones or tablets on some great pieces of signed memorabilia and unique VIP experiences.”

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About Mattingly Charities and Mattingly RBI

Mattingly Charities, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, was created to serve underprivileged youth by supporting programs which promote baseball and softball participation in conjunction with other developmentally related activities.

In conjunction with MLB's RBI program, in 2016 Mattingly Charities established Mattingly RBI Evansville and will provide funding, services and equipment for baseball, softball, and ultimately other sports, and related youth development activities, for the benefit of underprivileged youth, youth leagues, and social welfare and related organizations. 100% of the efforts of the organization will be focused on these activities to inspire youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams. Funding will be generated year round through various activities including special events and direct solicitation of the general public.

About HandBid

HandBid's mission is to provide non-profit organizations a native mobile silent auction app solution to better engage with their bidders, via smartphones, iPads and tablets, with less effort, superior results and the platform manages every aspect of the auction.

In addition, auction managers rave about how easy it is to manage their silent auctions while increasing revenue opportunities utilizing cutting-edge technology, revolutionizing the mobile auction category.

Auction managers can also fine tune the way they can showcase auction items, send text messages to invite potential bidders, issue push alerts when bidding is coming to a close and even track real-time performance throughout. 


Ray Schulte / President & CEO
Schulte Sports Marketing & Public Relations, Inc.
(410) 350-6226