News Release

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

Online Auction June 6 – 15 to Benefit CHKD

First-ever, unique fundraiser offers exciting array of goods and services

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—A very special benefit – CHKD’s first-ever online auction – will be held June 6 – 15 and offers bidders the opportunity to get great deals on an exciting variety of goods, services and entertainment packages. Proceeds from the auction will go to support the unique pediatric programs and services of the hospital. All of the items available for bid have been donated by area residents and businesses and may be viewed at www.chkd.org/kdauction. The site also contains registration and bidding information. The auction will start at 7 a.m., June 6, and end at 3 p.m., June 15. Categories of items available include:
  • Travel & leisure
  • Dining
  • Entertainment
  • Sporting goods
  • Memorabilia
  • Jewelry
  • Home & garden
  • Art
  • Toys
  • Miscellaneous
  • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only facility of its kind in Virginia, serving the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit hospital was founded in 1961 and provides care to nearly 150,000 children each year as inpatients and outpatients, addressing routine and complex illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions. The CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service Health Centers and satellite offices throughout its service region. The online auction is sponsored by Hall Automotive.