Ex-Phish Manager Donates Items Featured in On-Line Charity Auction
The Mimi Fishman Foundation
is pleased to announce yet another of a series of online charity auctions. Teaming
with Rock the Earth
- a Colorado based non-profit - the auction features a wide assortment of rock
related memorabilia and concert packages.
John Paluska, the former manager of the band Phish, has donated many of the
items from his personal collection. Included are several rare t-shirt packages
that date back to the early days of the band, as well as other rare pieces of
Several other bands are also represented in the auction including The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey's McGee, Allman Brothers, Jack Johnson, Disco Biscuits,
and Bonnie Raitt. The String Cheese Incident has donated several ticket/pass
packages which are certain to attract quite a bit of attention, as SCI only
has a limited number of shows left with original band member Billy Nershi -
who recently announced he will be leaving the band after summer 2007.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit Rock the Earth, as well as the Delta
Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments.
To view and/or bid on the auction, please visit the Mimi
Fishman Foundation Auction Page. The auction closes December 3, 2006.
Rock the Earth is a not-for-profit national public interest environmental organization dedicated to protecting and defending America's natural resources through partnerships
with the music industry and the worldwide environmental community. Rock the
Earth acts as advocates to ensure the existence of a sustainable and healthy
environment for all and represent those individuals and communities whose environment
or natural surroundings are directly and adversely affected by others.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization established
in 1999 by Miriam "Mimi" Fishman (the late mother of Phish drummer
Jon Fishman) and David Shulman as a vehicle to raise funds for various charities,
including The American Glaucoma Society, Colorado's Boulder County Safehouse,
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Evangelical Children's Home, Healing the Children,
The Solace House and The Delta Gamma Center for the Visually Impaired. With
no paid employees, the Foundation operates solely by the help of unpaid volunteers.
To date the Foundation has been responsible for the distribution of over $200,000
to the charities it supports.