Charity Auction!

<i>Inside Carolina</i> is proud to announce a new charitable effort. We are auctioning off a basketball signed by the entire 2003-04 team and coaching staff and all the proceeds will go to a great local cause. <b>Current High Bid: $2,000</b>

Don't miss out on this chance to get a great collector's item and support a wonderful charity!

The Prize: As pictured, a basketball signed by the entire 2003-04 basketball team.

The Bidding: We will begin receiving bids immediately -- bidding started at $100. The auction will continue as long as the Tar Heels stay alive in the NCAA Tournament. To place a bid, email Inside Carolina's Sales & Marketing Director, Audrey Pukash (, with your full name, bid amount and phone number. We will update the current high bid on the front page of CLICK HERE to email Audrey and place a bid, or if you have any questions.

The Charity: Volunteers for Youth is a private, nonprofit, United Way organization that has been making a difference for young people in Orange County, N.C. since 1982. Through mentoring programs, community service projects, and recreational activities, Volunteers for Youth reaches out to local youngsters at risk of school failure, substance abuse, or delinquency. Each time a child forms a lifelong and sustaining relationship with a caring adult and each time a young person in trouble learns important job skills through special training sessions, the whole community takes a step forward. Touching the lives of local youngsters and making those lives better is what Volunteers for Youth is all about. Click here to find out how you can become a part of this worthwhile organization.

Note: Inside Carolina will be making a significant contribution this year to Volunteers for Youth. Even if you're not interested in the auction, we strongly encourage you to see what their organization is all about:

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