Ricky Mena and his nonprofit work have helped thousands of children. He visits children who are battling life-threatening illnesses. COURTESY PHOTO

Will you be a superhero? See Ya Later Foundation’s dinner and auction set for Oct. 7

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017 11:10am
  • Life

See Ya Later Foundation’s seventh annual dinner and auction is set for 5 p.m. Oct. 7, Emerald Downs, 2300 Ron Crockett Drive, Auburn.

The theme is “Be a Superhero,” and guests are asked to dress up as their favorite superhero to come support the foundation that helps families fraught by a medical crisis.

The guest speaker will be Ricky Mena who travels the world as Spider-Man, visiting and encouraging kids with cancer and other challenges. His nonprofit effort, “Heart of a Hero,” helps children who are battling life-threatening illnesses and disabilities.

Donors and sponsors are welcome. Items donations are appreciated, with description and value required by Sept. 27.

A family sponsor of $500 includes dinner tickets for four. A $400 table sponsor includes dinner at a private table for you and your guests. Other options are available.

Since 2010, the See Ya Later Foundation has helped 64 families during their struggle with a medical crisis. It offers baseball and soccer sports camps, waiving registration fee for players who cannot afford it, and has awarded $21,000 in college scholarships to Auburn high school seniors.

Event registration can be found at seeyalater.org.

For more information, contact Brian Williams@SeeYaLater.org or 253-332-5144 or Wendy Buchanan at Wendy@SeeYaLater.org or 253-951-6491.

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