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Cox Charity Auction to Benefit Covenant Hospice

Update: We’ve raised $1,110 toward our Auction One goal of $1,600! This auction closes Saturday, April 19 at 10 p.m. Auction Two kicks off Saturday, April 19 at 6 p.m. at www.CoxCharityAuction.com and will feature all new items.


Fort Walton Beach, Fla. – Cox will present the Cox Charity Auction to benefit Covenant Hospice beginning April 12 through May 10. Formerly the Cox Cablethon, this year’s event will feature four week-long auctions hosted online at http://www.CoxCharityAuction.com. Each auction will feature a variety of packages starting at 40% of the retail value.

“The great thing about this event is that anyone, anywhere, can participate and support the caring services Covenant Hospice provides,” said Rachel Mayew, development and communications manager with Covenant Hospice. “We have several getaways in this year’s auction, and those are particularly popular with our bidders, no matter where they live. Whether it’s a fun weekend in New Orleans, a relaxing beachfront hotel stay, a couple’s getaway at the Beau Rivage or a family vacation to Busch Gardens, there is the opportunity to take a memorable trip at a fraction of the retail value.”

Additional auction items include paddleboard rentals, spa and massage services, kiteboarding lessons, gym memberships, golf outings, original artwork, diamond jewelry, tickets to performing arts events and concerts, as well as gift certificates to local and national chain restaurants.

The online auction schedule is as follows: Auction One, April 12-19; Auction Two, April 19-26; Auction Three, April 26-May 3; Auction Four, May 3-10. Each auction will feature different items available for bidding.

Organizers are currently seeking additional items for the online auction. Businesses and individuals interested in making a tax-deductible donation of an item, gift certificate, professional service or condo stay should contact Rachel Mayew at (850) 428-0605 or rachel.mayew@covenanthospice.org.

Covenant Hospice is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate services to patients and loved ones during times of life-limiting illnesses. Fundraising events such as the Cox Charity Auction help fund Covenant Hospice’s special programs in Okaloosa and Walton counties. These programs include bereavement services, children’s support programs, chaplain services and indigent patient care. Covenant Hospice accepts patients regardless of ability to pay. In 2013, the organization provided over $1.5 million in care for uninsured or under-insured patients facing a terminal illness. For more information about Covenant Hospice or to make a hospice inquiry, contact the local branch office at (850) 729-1800 or visit http://www.covenanthospice.org.

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