Monday, June 14 , 2010 at 9:00pm
Join us for a Wimbledon-themed, round-robin doubles tennis tournament fundraiser at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club to support Housing Works’ services for low-income and homeless people living with HIV/AIDS.
Champagne/strawberries will be served.
Creative white tennis dress encouraged. Come as your favorite grass court player or Wimbledon Champion.
Player registration is $50 per person – space is limited:
- Go to: Housing Works’ page on www.firstgiving.com
- Select the event: “Wimbledon on the Hudson”
- Go through the registration process, including waiver and $50 registration fee
Each $50 player registration fee, less $10, is a tax-deductible, charitable donation to Housing Works and comes with a Housing Works Friend Membership. All participants will receive written acknowledgement of their contributions.
In addition to the $50 registration fee, players are also required to raise at least $100 for Housing Works.
After completing the registration process, players can create individual online fundraising pages on Firstgiving. Donations made to your Firstgiving page are completely tax-deductible, and donors will receive acknowledgement letters from Housing Works.
Spectator tickets are $25 each – space is limited:
Each $25 ticket purchase, less $5, is a tax-deductible, charitable donation to Housing Works.
Spectators may purchase tickets by credit card via Google Checkout using the online menu below.
Checks payable to Housing Works, Inc. may be mailed to:
Housing Works, Inc.
Attn. Development Department
57 Willoughby St., 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
- Best Interpretive White Dress
- Best Interpretation of a Wimbledon Champion
- Roger Federer Best Sportsmanship Award
- Johnny Mac/Serena Williams Award for Worst On-Court Demeanor
- Monica Seles Loudest Player Award
- Andre Agassi Comeback Award
Raffle prizes include:
- Fed Cup gift bag – donated by the American Fed Cup Team
- Audi for a weekend (plus Audi pen and DVD) – donated by Audi
- Billie Jean King Cup poster, signed by Kim Clijsters and Svetlana Kuznetsova – donated by Fila
- Tennis gift bag – donated by the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe and Mason’s Tennis Mart
- One-year subscription to TENNIS Magazine – donated by TENNIS Magazine
- U.S. Open gift bag – donated by the USTA
- Brand-new Wilson K Pro Staff 88 K Factor tennis racquet – donated by Wilson
The Team Housing Works Tennis Committee is:
Questions? Please contact:
Get your front court seat at Wimbledon on the Hudson by signing up to volunteer! Volunteers will help at check-in, assist with catering, and helping with score keeping and running the tournament play.