Football Fans Can Grab Super Bowl Tickets and Help Children in Need Through Speedway Children’s Charities Online Auction

CHARLOTTE, NC January 21, 2014 – The Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities is providing sports fans with the chance to bid on a pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Meadowlands, just outside New York City.

Speedway Children's Charities

Fans can visit the Speedway Children’s Charities website at and place their bid on a pair of tickets to the game between the Seahawks and the Broncos, that were donated by a corporate sponsor. The seats are located in the 100 level, section 116, row 20. The tickets are valued at $1,500 per seat. Bidding starts at $5,000.

“We are so grateful to have received the donation of these two amazing seats,” said Lisa Starnes, director of the Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. “Some online sites are already selling seats in this section for more than $7,000 each. This is a great opportunity for a fan to enjoy the big game and support such a worthy cause.”

The individual with the highest bid of more than $5,000 when the auction closes at noon on Monday, Jan. 27, will win, and proceeds from the auction will support the Charities’ mission of supporting children in need through Charlotte-area nonprofit organizations.

For up to date information on fundraising events happening with the Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities, follow along on Twitter at or become a Facebook fan at

Speedway Children’s Charities:

Speedway Children’s Charities remains true to the ideals it was founded upon in 1982: To care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. SCC provides funding for hundreds of non-profit organizations throughout the nation that meet the direct needs of children. Our vision is that every child has the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing. For more information, visit