Fundraising silent auction site Light Fund English Channel Relay is now live, with a fabulous selection of event tickets, cashless experiences, rare memorabilia and more up for grabs.
Starting May 16, everyone in the licensing industry – brand owners, licensees, licensors and everyone who works with them – is invited to click on this link and place their bids in support of the two teams of six. people braving the unforgiving waters of the English Channel in just a few weeks – and help them reach their fundraising goal of £250,000.
Of course, getting the awesome deals the Light Fund is aiming for requires a fabulous selection of items to bid on – and the industry has heard the call and responded with fantastic prices.
Have you always wanted a Manchester United jersey signed Marcus Rashford? Or a day on the track in cool cars from famous movies? Or a lesson in brewing (and testing) your own beers? Or an Original Star Wars Stormtrooper jumpsuit and helmet? These are just some of the prizes being offered – now – in the Light Fund English Channel Relay fundraising silent auction.
You can also bid for golf experiences, family fun days – including a trip to Peppa Pig World – Swiss watches and beach trips. You can even bid for swimming lessons at Lake Taplow from Stephen Gould, a member of the Light Fund English Channel Relay team and famous open water swimmer.
All you have to do is click, bid and cross your fingers. The auction ends Friday, June 3. Winners will be notified shortly after the auction ends.
And don’t forget, it’s for a great cause! The deep end is due to start between June 30 and around 2am on July 3, a day when conditions are optimal and, as the date and target of the £250,000 Light Fund draws closer, there are still many opportunities to sponsor this courageous fundraising effort. well, of course, his name got checked into a movie at the 2022 Licensing Awards.
You can learn more about corporate sponsorship options here. Individuals are welcome to donate via the event’s Just Giving page, where you can also follow the teams as they prepare for the big day. There’s also an Instagram feed and a Facebook page featuring team photos and updates.
Team captain Stephen Gould said: “We were really delighted, not only with the number of awards the industry contributed to the silent auction, but also with the range and quality. Who wouldn’t want a signed Premier League shirt, a classy day at the spa or a visit to Morgan Cars, after all? Or, for that matter, a day of open water swimming with me?! Our thanks to everyone involved. Now… please place your bids!