Thursday, January 3, 2013
Proceeds will go to the Keep a Breast Foundation.
Thursday, January 3
Bidding on sports bras signed by women trained to knock out their opponents will raise money aimed at knocking out breast cancer. Earlier this week, the MZ & Emmers Women of MMA Sports Bra Auction went live via Ebay's fundraising site Mission Fish. The auction features sports bras and other pieces of clothing autographed by Women’s Mixed Martial Arts fighters. The auction is being organized by the same West Cobb family that put together April's MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer and an October auction that featured sports bras by Lingerie Football League players. Money from this month’s campaign will go to the Keep a Breast Foundation. The auctions began Sunday, and ending times for the 63 items currently up for bid run from …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
All 17 signed sports bras from Green Bay Chill players sold, with money going to the Keep a Breast Foundation.
This month's Lingerie Football League bra auction pulled in just under $600 for the Keep a Breast Foundation. The auction featured 17 signed sports bras from Green Bay Chill players. It was put together by the same West Cobb family behind April's MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer, which featured 200-plus athletic undergarments from women of various sports and raised more than $12,000 for breast cancer causes. "I've been talking to another LFL team and also a WMMA (Women's Mixed Martial Arts) group," organizer and father David Bayer said. "We'll be doing auctions with them." Patch will post information on those auctions when it's available. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to West Cobb Patch’s free …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Proceeds will go to the Keep a Breast Foundation.
Starting Sunday, Oct. 14, bidders will have a chance to take home a signed sports bra from one of 17 players from the Green Bay Chill of the Lingerie Football League. The auction is being organized by the same West Cobb family that put together April's MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer. It featured 200-plus athletic undergarments from women of various sports and raised more than $12,000 for breast cancer causes. Eleven lingerie football players contributed to that auction. David Bayer—who puts the auctions on with his wife, Carey, daughter, Emma, and family friend and professional soccer player McCall Zerboni—said the upcoming auction concentrates on the theme of a single team and sport rather than women from different …
Monday, April 16, 2012
At $1,015, race car driver Sarah Cattaneo came in with the top bid in the MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer.
Out of 227 sports bras and other items available in the MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer, 159 sold for a combined amount of just under $12,000. When cash donations are added, the total comes to about $12,200, surpassing organizers’ goal of $10,000. “The interesting thing was that the ‘big names’ that might have drawn you to us didn't sell as well as we had hoped,” the Bayer family, who helped organize the auction, said in an email. “There were some athletes that ‘came out of nowhere’ to garner amazing amounts. These were women who also embraced the event with great enthusiasm, and utilized their social media very well.” The top six sellers were: Twenty-nine bras are being shipped outside of the U.S., “so this is truly a …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Set to run through Saturday, the MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer features athletic undergarments from female competitors around the world.
As of Monday night, Christina Loukas—a diver, member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic team, and nine-time national champion—had the highest bid in the MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer with $330.01. She didn't have the most bids, though, out of the 227 items available, the vast majority of which are signed sports bras from female athletes around the world. That goes to ESPN reporter Sarah Spain with 54 bids; her high bid was $300. The auction was started in 2011 by the Bayers, a West Cobb family, and professional soccer player McCall Zerboni. Proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Survivors’ Network, Keep a Breast Foundation, and a California branch of Susan G. Komen, where Zerboni's family lives. This year's auction started Saturday, and…
Friday, April 6, 2012
Co-organized by a West Cobb family, this weekend's MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer will feature athletic undergarments from professional competitors in the United States and abroad.
A West Cobb family has helped round up sports bras from female athletes around the world to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. Starting Saturday, eBay bidders in the MZ & Emmers Sports Bra Auction for Breast Cancer will be putting their money down on sports bras from Olympians, boxers, car and boat racers, lingerie football and basketball players, at least one barrel racer, and just about every other sport imaginable. Many of the nearly 200 donated garments are decorated; all are signed. Donors include Lassiter alum Melanie Moore of Northeast Cobb, who won Season 8 of So You Think You Can Dance; actress Jane Fonda; 2003 Miss Universe Amelia Vega, wife of Atlanta Hawk Al Horford; 1984 U.S. gold medal gymnast Mary Lou Retton, …