The goal of Charities Week is to engage fans attending games and those following along from home through community outreach events featuring current players, auctions, unique fundraising activities and more. Each day highlights a different giving area of White Sox Charities and will feature a community outreach activity and a fundraising event.
Armour Square Park Cleanup
White Sox Volunteer Corps members will be joined by White Sox players and coaches to help beautify Armour Square Park located just north of U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox Volunteer Corps was established in 2009 to mobilize community service-minded fans to serve shoulder-to-shoulder with White Sox players and team personnel in volunteer projects that make a positive and lasting impact in our community.
Comcast SportsNet Ultimate Autograph Auction
This is your chance to own autographed memorabilia from some of your favorite White Sox players, past and present. The auction will begin on Friday, August 1st at 10 a.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. CST on Friday, August 1. Thank you to our friends at Comcast SportsNet for hosting the Ultimate Autograph Auction. Click here to view items up for bid.
Special Olympics Baseball Clinic hosted by ACE players
With assistance from Bulls/Sox Academy instructors, team members from the White Sox Charities Amateur City Elite (ACE) youth baseball program will host a clinic for 30 athletes from Special Olympics Chicago. The Special Olympians will be paired up with an ACE player to make their way through a variety of baseballs skill stations. White Sox team members will be present to cheer the athletes on as they spend time enjoying a day of baseball.
WGN-TV Ultimate Experience Auction
Some of our most unique experiences are up for auction in this year's Experience Auction including a private dinner on home plate, travel to Glendale, AZ for a behind-the-scenes experience at White Sox Spring Training, a round of golf with White Sox coaches Mark Salas and Daryl Boston and much more! Bidding will start on Saturday, August 2nd at 10 a.m. and end at 8:00 p.m. CST on Saturday, August 2nd. Thank you to our friends at WGN-TV for their continued support of the Ultimate Experience Auction. Click here to view items up for bid.
Military Families Enjoy a Day at the Ballpark
Local military families from each branch of the military will join the White Sox on-field prior to the game to be honored for their service to our country. The families will take part in a pre-game ceremony and join the team on the top step of the dugout during the National Anthem.
Picnic in the Park
Picnic in the Park is an annual fundraising event for White Sox Charities. Fans who purchase tickets experience an autograph session with the 2014 White Sox team, an upscale barbeque style picnic, and a private White Sox signature fireworks show - all from the outfield grass. Tickets still are available for this premier event.
Greater Chicago Food Depository Lunch Bus
White Sox players and Southpaw will help distribute lunches to kids as part of the Greater Chicago Food Depository Summer Lunch Bus program. This mobile meals program distributes nutritious lunches to children during summer months. The White Sox will visit two distribution sites and will assist in distributing nutritious lunches as well as White Sox themed goodies to all the children.
For only $30 White Sox fans will have the opportunity to purchase mystery baseball box that contains a baseball autographed by a current 2014 White Sox team member. Baseballs will be available at U.S. Cellular Field and at whitesox.com/auction.
Visit to the Hematology/Oncology Floor at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
White Sox players, coaches and Southpaw will visit patients at Lurie Children's hospital. Team members will spend time in the playroom, visit patients and hand out White Sox items to patients on the hematology and oncology floors.
Buy a Car Raffle Ticket and Win Prizes
White Sox fans that purchase a raffle ticket for the chance to win a White Sox-themed 2014 Mazda3 i Touring hatchback will have the added opportunity to win autographed memorabilia and tickets to future White Sox games. Car raffle tickets will be available on the outfield concourse near centerfield.
Spin the Wheel & Win Great Prizes
Make a $10 donation to White Sox Charities and take a spin on our White Sox prize wheel! Prizes include autographed memorabilia, game tickets, promotional items, game-used items and much more! Stop by Section 135 to take a spin and win some great prizes!