SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Up for Auction Through Jan. 8
Film & TV fans can bid to win seats to support the SAG-AFTRA Foundation
LOS ANGELES (January 2, 2018) – The SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seat Auction, the second in a trio of online auctions benefitting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, is open now at sagawards.org/auction. Film and television fans have the chance to bid on over 100 bleacher seats, from which they can watch their favorite stars walk the 24th Annual SAG Awards® Red Carpet and have the opportunity to take pictures and request autographs. Special VIP positioning includes front row seats across from the fashion photographers and cameras, as well as across from entertainment news platforms. Bleacher seat guests will be required to wear black and white cocktail attire. The auction closes Monday, January 8 at 9 p.m. (ET) / 6 p.m. (PT).
Proceeds from the SAG Awards Red Carpet Bleacher Seats Auction support the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children's literacy program Storyline Online (storylineonline.net) where well-known actors read to more than 6 million children in classrooms and online every month. The auction also supports the Foundation's Catastrophic Health Fund, Emergency Assistance and Scholarship Program for SAG-AFTRA members and their families.
The final auction in the annual series of online fundraisers is the SAG Awards Ceremony Auction, scheduled to begin on Friday, January 27 and run through February 6. Featured items donated by this year’s nominees and presenters will include autographed scripts, posters, wardrobe and props. Opportunities to visit sets will also be offered, as well as experiential packages from studios, sponsors and entertainment media outlets.
About the SAG-AFTRA Foundation
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is a philanthropic 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides vital assistance and educational programming to SAG-AFTRA professionals while serving the public at large through its signature children’s literacy program. For more than 32 years, the Foundation has granted more than $19 million in financial and medical assistance, including $8 million in scholarships to SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents. In addition, the nonprofit has offered 7,600 free educational workshops, panels and classes SAG-AFTRA artists nationwide. In addition, its award-winning children’s literacy program Storyline Online has brought the love of reading to more than 200 million children worldwide. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation relies entirely on grants, sponsorships and individual contributions to maintain its free programs and resources, and is the benefitting charity of the annual SAG Awards. For more information, visit sagaftra.foundation.
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