Beaufort Beach Ball Fundraiser and Auction
The Virtual Beaufort Beach Ball Fundraiser & Auction presented by Hamilton & Schiller Law Firm benefiting the Wardle Family YMCA, will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 starting at 7 pm ONLINE on YMCA Facebook page (facebook.com/beaufortjasperymca). All funds raised at the 2021 Virtual Beaufort Beach Ball will be used to operate the Y facility including programs like swim lessons, in person and virtual exercise classes, preschool, e-learning support program, wellness checks for our senior and at-risk members, afterschool programs, summer camp and more.
YMCA volunteers and staff are working hard to make the virtual BBB fun, meaningful and worthwhile for sponsors and participants. Our virtual Beaufort Beach Ball will include entertainment by Walker Dean, stories of how the Y impact our community, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, and messages of thanks to Y sponsors, donors and members for their generosity.
There is an online silent auction which opens Jan. 15 @ 6pm. Some of items includes in this year’s auction include: a pair of CJ Cummings Autographed Reebok "Legacy Lifter" Lifting Shoes (customized to your shoe size); 2 racing kayaks; a one-of-a-kind Quilt Coverlet by June Jones; His & Hers bike package; 2 night stay @ Fripp Island Resort; 4-hour Tide Ryder fishing excursion; Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island stay; Global Plasma System (GPS) Air Cleaning + installation; 2-Night stay The Rhett House; 1 set of Men's Adams Golf Tight Lies golf clubs including bag and cart + more!
Visit charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/BBB2021-19695 to view and bid on the auction. The auction ends Sat. Jan. 23 @ 9:30 pm and auction winners can pick up their treasures at the Y in Port Royal starting on Monday, Jan. 25 at 11 am.
“We appreciate the support of the community while we make a positive impact at the same time”, said Kaylin Garst, YMCA Branch Executive Director. “The demand on our programs and facility continues even during the pandemic , and we are committed to our members and the Beaufort and Jasper communities; we believe brighter days are ahead and we will need the Y to be here when we come out on the other side of this crisis.”
The Y is accepting donations through text to give using your mobile phone. Simply text BEACHBALL to 88793; like-wise secure online donations can be made via the Y website (https://www.beaufort-jasperymca.org/ ) and click the Donate Now tab or by mailing check to: Beaufort-Jasper YMCA of the Lowcountry, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal, SC 29935 and note ‘2021 capital campaign donation’.
The YMCA would like to acknowledge all the sponsors of this event and they can be viewed on the YMCA website and the silent auction web page. Special thanks to SK Signs & Designs, Walker Dean, presenting sponsor Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm; Pearl-level Sponsors Merrill-A Bank of America Company, Publix Super Markets Charities, Cross Community Church, Nautilus-level Sponsor Carolina Air, Inc. and the 2021 Beaufort Beach Ball Fundraiser volunteer committee.
About the YMCA: The Wardle Family YMCA was charted in 1990 and opened its doors in June 1996. The YMCA is a locally autonomous non-profit organization made up of voluntary membership that is open to individuals of all ages, race, religion, incomes and abilities. The mission of the Beaufort-Jasper YMCA of the Lowcountry is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The Beaufort-Jasper YMCA of the Lowcountry currently serves approximately 8,000 individuals annually through the programs and services provided in Beaufort and Jasper counties. beaufort-jasperymca.org