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Nike to donate a number of items to "Samstrong" Fundraiser

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Nike just announced they're donating a number of items for the Sam Featherstone "Samstrong" auction.

Sam Featherstone is a Newburgh teenager who recently entered hospice after a battle with brain cancer.  He has now organized an event to raise research dollars to benefit other kids who are fighting his fight.

One of the items Nike donated is a basketball signed by the entire 2012 Olympic team, along with a T-shirt and photo.  Also up for auction?  A pair of cleats owned by Chicago Bear's quarterback Jay Cutler.

Here's a full list of items:

1.      Basketball signed by 2012 Olympic Basketball Team.  Includes picture of team and shirt.

2.      2 Pair Limited Addition (one of 15) LeBron James Commemorative World Championship Basketball Shoes

3.      CLE-Chet Skateboard Deck, includes T-shirt (15 year edition)

4.      Limited Edition Skateboard Deck (endorsed by 6 of the world's most famous boarders)

5.      NIKE Nesting Doll Set- Showcasing NIKE'S Winter Sports Athletes

6.      1 Pair Collector Edition AIR MAX Hyperpostie Shoes

7.      1 Pair Collector Edition Green Bay Packer Sideline/Coaches Shoes

8.      1 Pair Collector Edition Oregon Ducks Sideline/Coaches Shoes

9.      1 Pair Collector Edition Jay Cutler Lunar Super Bad Pro TD Football Cleats

10.   1 Pair Collector Edition Free Trainer Shoes

11.   2 Pair Collector Edition LIVESTRONG Air Zoom Tennis Trainers 

The benefit details:

Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012
6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
625 Frame Road • Newburgh, IN

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