The auction, which benefits the Delta Gamma Center for Children With Visual Impairments, includes many items donated by several key members of the Phish management team. John Paluska (Phish’s manager) and Cynthia Brown (head of Phish mail order) have donated rare Phish related items out of their personal collection. The String Cheese Incident and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones items are also featured in the auction.
To view and/or bid on the auction, please visit the Mimi Fishman Foundation Auction Page.
The Delta Gamma Center is committed to helping infants and young children who are blind or visually impaired reach their full potential by providing individualized education, therapy, and support services to them and their families.
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 Children with Visual Impairments. 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 $250,000 to the charities it supports.
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