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Bid on a Valuable 1966 Jim Brown photo, money goes to Homes For Our Troops

Exclusive Walter Iooss Original Photo Prints of Athletes Available, Memorial Day Auction to Raise Funds for Homes For Our Troops

Unique opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to obtain rare sports memorabilia while supporting U.S. military veterans

WHAT:
Through Fujifilm’s SeeHere.com sponsorship, Homes For Our Troops is auctioning off six original photo prints by award-winning sports photographer Walter Iooss. Iooss is well known for his portraits of famous athletes, more than 300 Sports Illustrated cover photos and many Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers. His iconic photographs have been featured in books such as the Michael Jordan autobiography Rare Air: Michael on Michael and Shooting for the Gold: A Portrait of America’s Olympic Athletes.
Iooss recently donated several signed prints from his personal collection to help raise funds for Homes For Our Troops. The Memorial Day auction proceeds will go toward the development of specially-adapted homes for severely injured military veterans.
The auction includes the following framed photos:
·       Jim Brown (1966) – $3,000 value
·       Joe Montana (1991) – $4,000 value
·       Kevin Garnett (1998) – $4,0000 value
·       Magic Johnson (1991) – $4,000 value
·       Sonny Jurgenson (1962) – $3,000 value
·       “The NFL Experience” collage of Dwight White, Bob Klein, Redskins vs. Cardinals, an arrest at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium, Ernie “Fats” Holmes, L.C. Greenwood, Larry Brown, Conrad Dobler and the Oakland Raiders Faithful (1970’s) – $5,000 value
WHERE:
Charity auction site, BiddingForGood – www.homesforourtroops.cmarket.com

WHEN:
From May 1, 2010 8:00 a.m. EDT until May 31, 2010 8:00 p.m. EDT
About Homes For Our Troops
Homes for Our Troops is a national non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Taunton, MA founded by John Gonsalves in 2004 (see: www.homesforourtroops.org).  Homes for Our Troops mission is to build specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. All specially adapted homes are built at no cost to the veteran thanks to donations from thousands of individuals, foundation grants, corporate sponsors, professional trades people and generous support from countless volunteers. Homes for Our Troops is proud to be listed in the American Institute of Philanthropy’s top rated Veterans & Military Charities where it enjoys an A rating. It has received a Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator. Homes for Our Troops is a member of the National Association of Home Builders and the US Green Building Council.

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