Columbus Crew SC is launching an online auction to benefit Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Game-worn jerseys will be sold to raise funds for the On Our Sleeves movement in recognition of Mental Health Awareness month. The team says all proceeds will support behavioral health research and care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and On Our Sleeves, Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s movement to transform children’s mental health.
Match-worn jerseys of the 11 players who were in the starting lineup of the March 1 match against New York City FC will be available: Eloy Room, Harrison Afful, Jonathan Mensah, Vito Wormgoor, Milton Valenzuela, Artur, Darlington Nagbe, Pedro Santos, Lucas Zelarayan, Youness Mokhtar and Gyasi Zardes.
Supporters interested on bidding on the jerseys may do so at the auction website, columbuscrewsc.com/auctions. Additionally, the jerseys of the following Crew SC players will be available via raffle: Andrew Tarbell, Josh Williams, Luis Diaz, and Fanendo Adi. Tickets for the raffle can also be purchased through the auction website.
The auction begins Saturday, May 23 at 12:30 p.m. and lasts until Sunday, May 31 at 12:30 p.m.
More details can be found online here.