Bears auction memorabilia to help with tornado relief
The Chicago bears are auctioning uniform parts and other memorabilia to help raise money to help victims of the November 17 tornadoes that struck Illinois.
Visitors to the online auction site see and bid on auction items that include pants, shoes and jerseys worn in the team’s 23-20 overtime victory over the Baltimore Ravens on November 17. Game-used footballs from that day, and the coin used in the coin toss that day are also among items included in the auction.
Several other autographed items, and an end zone suite at the upcoming Bears vs. Rams game in St. Louis are also up for bid.
The team and the Bears Care organization will match dollar-for-dollar the proceeds from the auction up to $100,000.
Site visitors also have the option to make a cash donation to the relief fund.
The auction closes at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013.