Charity bags tomorrow

Forum for Pittsburgh Penguins-related messages.

Moderators: Three Stars, dagny, pfim, netwolf

Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Antonio on Fri Mar 02, 2018 5:37 pm

Set my calendar this year to remind me. I always miss out.
Antonio
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 1,924
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:08 pm

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby BurghThing on Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:17 pm

At $1000 i can miss out.
BurghThing
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,276
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 12:22 pm
Location: All You Can Eat Crow Tavern

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby netwolf on Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:34 pm

$250 isn't bad, especially if you luck out and get a jersey. Anyone know what the odds are on those?
netwolf
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 15,787
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:04 am

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Antonio on Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:37 pm

I want a 250 bag. Can't afford 1k. Plus it's a good cause.
Antonio
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 1,924
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:08 pm

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby NashvilleCat on Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:41 pm

netwolf wrote:$250 isn't bad, especially if you luck out and get a jersey. Anyone know what the odds are on those?


They don't say on the website. I got a Lemieux jersey the first year I bought one. My son and I already ordered our $250 bags on the pre-sale.
NashvilleCat
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,610
Joined: Sat May 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Location: 4.5 hours south of Josh Harrison's hometown.

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Antonio on Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:24 pm

Pre sale? Where?
Antonio
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 1,924
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:08 pm

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby NashvilleCat on Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:37 pm

Antonio wrote:Pre sale? Where?


If you have purchased in the past you should get an email about it from the Foundation.
NashvilleCat
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,610
Joined: Sat May 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Location: 4.5 hours south of Josh Harrison's hometown.

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby FallenHero96 on Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:40 pm

Pre-sale was for those selected who purchased bags before, I got the email but forgot all about it and the pre sale is sold out so I will have to order one tomorrow. I have ordered the $250 bag the last two (maybe 3?) years (shipped to Minnesota) and I have not got a jersey in any. Got lots of bobbleheads I never opened, though. Might be worth something sometime. I got a couple of Lemieux signed pucks too.

Like Antonio said, it's a good cause. Plus you can write it off on your taxes.
FallenHero96
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 3,054
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:39 am
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Humperdink on Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:49 am

FallenHero96 wrote: Plus you can write it off on your taxes.


I would be careful with that. Something about receiving a good or service in return for your "contribution". Maybe I'm wrong.
Humperdink
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 3,530
Joined: Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:10 am
Location: Allegheny National Forest

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby penny lane on Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:51 am

Mario has always surrounded himself with smart folks~ this venture is a win all.
I don't run with the big dogs, my extra coin goes to tickets only.
Sending jersey vibes to all.
penny lane
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 33,810
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:29 pm
Location: 3 peat, yeah I said it!

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby NashvilleCat on Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:31 am

Humperdink wrote:
FallenHero96 wrote: Plus you can write it off on your taxes.


I would be careful with that. Something about receiving a good or service in return for your "contribution". Maybe I'm wrong.


You can write off the difference between what you paid and the value you received. I don't take mine as a deduction.

http://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/charitable-organizations/charity-auctions
NashvilleCat
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,610
Joined: Sat May 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Location: 4.5 hours south of Josh Harrison's hometown.

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Antonio on Sat Mar 03, 2018 3:54 pm

Can't even get the site to load
Antonio
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 1,924
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:08 pm

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby DelPen on Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:43 pm

I wish they would do a mini bag for maybe $100 that has some fairly cool stuff and the “big” prize would be signed Puck or bobble head.
DelPen
NHL Third Liner
NHL Third Liner
 
Posts: 46,564
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 8:27 am
Location: Lake Wylie, SC

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby netwolf on Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:52 pm

What the heck, I took a shot at a $250 one. Even if I don't get a jersey, I still think you get your money's worth out of it.
netwolf
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 15,787
Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:04 am

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby blurryhaze312 on Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:18 am

Anyone have the back to back book for sale?
blurryhaze312
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 3,595
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:46 am
Location: Pathetic, Fake Fan by Simple Definition

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby pronovost19 on Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:11 am

I got the $250 version one time. I got a signed Orpik puck. However, the chance you may get a signed jersey was worth the donation to the charity. I may do one tomorrow.
pronovost19
AHL All-Star
AHL All-Star
 
Posts: 6,954
Joined: Sun Jan 29, 2006 1:22 pm
Location: Raleigh, NC

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby pronovost19 on Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:01 pm

oops i thought it was monday
pronovost19
AHL All-Star
AHL All-Star
 
Posts: 6,954
Joined: Sun Jan 29, 2006 1:22 pm
Location: Raleigh, NC

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby midd on Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:00 pm

I was able to get a black one after about 45 minutes of the servers being screwed up. Hopefully there's a jersey in it when it arrives.
midd
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 635
Joined: Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:50 pm
Location: First and First, the Nexus of the Universe

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Jim on Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:06 pm

pronovost19 wrote:I got the $250 version one time. I got a signed Orpik puck. However, the chance you may get a signed jersey was worth the donation to the charity. I may do one tomorrow.


My luck... I'd get an Orpik puck now.
Jim
NHL Fourth Liner
NHL Fourth Liner
 
Posts: 16,070
Joined: Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:18 pm
Location: Pittsburgh

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby johnnews on Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:17 pm

I'm 0 for 2 on jerseys. So, maybe the third time is a charm.

Now, the dreaded wait for it to ship.
johnnews
Junior 'A'
Junior 'A'
 
Posts: 207
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:44 am

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby NashvilleCat on Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:00 pm

I got my email that my bag shipped.
NashvilleCat
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,610
Joined: Sat May 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Location: 4.5 hours south of Josh Harrison's hometown.

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby johnnews on Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:31 am

Bag arrives on my birthday (Wednesday). Hopefully, Mario, Sid or Geno sent a nice gift.
johnnews
Junior 'A'
Junior 'A'
 
Posts: 207
Joined: Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:44 am

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby Steve Dave on Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:36 am

I got mine. It was filled with potatoes, wth?
Steve Dave
AHL'er
AHL'er
 
Posts: 2,670
Joined: Sat Oct 09, 2010 11:09 am

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby NashvilleCat on Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:17 pm

Steve Dave wrote:I got mine. It was filled with potatoes, wth?


You got the Malkin make-your-own-vodka bag.
NashvilleCat
NHL Healthy Scratch
NHL Healthy Scratch
 
Posts: 14,610
Joined: Sat May 24, 2008 7:18 pm
Location: 4.5 hours south of Josh Harrison's hometown.

Re: Charity bags tomorrow

Postby midd on Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:08 am

Mine is arriving on Wednesday as well. Hopefully the 15lb package has a jersey in it!
midd
ECHL'er
ECHL'er
 
Posts: 635
Joined: Wed Sep 27, 2006 3:50 pm
Location: First and First, the Nexus of the Universe

Next

Return to Pittsburgh Penguins

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 15 guests


e-mail