Food Bank for Westchester Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/27/2014
This sheet has been hand signed by former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle and journalist Howard Cosell. Rozelle was commissioner from January 1960 to November 1989, when he retired from office. Rozelle is credited with making the NFL into one of the most successful sports leagues in the world. Cosell is most famous for announcing the death of John Lennon during a Monday Night Football Game. A JSA Certificate of Authenticity is included with this item. The proceeds of this sale will be donated to the Food Bank for Westchester. The Food Bank for Westchester is the core of the county’s emergency food distribution network. It solicits, acquires, warehouses and distributes food to over 265 front-line hunger-relief programs throughout the county, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and adult, child-care and treatment centers. The Food Bank provides over 95% of all the food these front-line programs distribute to feed some or all of the estimated 200,000 Westchester children, seniors and their families who are hungry or at risk of hunger. The Food Bank receives an average of 102,000 requests for food every month. The Food Bank distributes about 14 tons of food a day and nearly 7.5 million pounds of food a year. To date, the Food Bank has distributed over 100 million pounds of food to feed hungry Westchester residents.
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