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Benefit Raises More Than $54,000 For Spencer Hampton

Hundreds of people showed up at Tiebreaker's in Greenville for the "Against All Odds" Benefit for Spencer Hampton. The event featuring live and silent auction items raised more than $54,000 with a few thousand still to be collected.

All the money raised will go to the "Spencer Hampton Fund" to help the Hampton family with medical costs.

WITN is proud to have been a part of that event and below there is a video link of the presentation at the "Against All Odds" Benefit featuring former ECU head football coach Skip Holtz, former ECU defensive backs coach Rick Smith and Spencer's best friend and Colorado Rockie pitcher Alex White.

Donations are still being accepted. You can send donations to:
Connie Corey
C/O Aldridge & Sutherland
226 Commerce Street
Greenville, NC 27858
Please make checks payable to "Spencer Hampton Fund"

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Former ECU football player Spencer Hampton has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma. Friends and family will gather at Tie Breaker's Sports Bar in Greenville on April 1 to raise money for medical costs Spencer and his family are facing.

The event will be held from 4-9pm and feature musical acts Jupiter Jones and Victor Hudson. There will also be live and silent auctions with items from the world of sports, entertainment and lots of local restaurants.

Some of the items scheduled to go out for bid include:

- Autographed CJ Wilson Green Bay Packers Jersey
- 4 rounds of golf at Washington Yacht & Country Club
- Against All Odds monogram fleece throw
- Guitar autographed by country music singer Craig Morgan
- Cubbie's gift certificates
- Catering party for 20 from Abrams Restaurant
- Bostic Sugg gift certificate
- Guy Harvey Pirate skull necklace
- Sweet Pets fish tank
- Teeth Whitening system
- Skip Holtz signed victory print ECU vs. UVa.
-Tan-N-Bed gift basket
- ECU football tickets
- 4 - $50 gift cards from Frank's Pizza in Washington
- Autographed baseballs by Texas Rangers players Josh Hamilton, Nelson Cruz, and Mike Napoli
- Pig and Chicken Pickin' for 40 people
- 1 year membership to Champions Health and Fitness Center
- $150 gift certificate to Care Master Cleaning
- 8 sessions to Bid Sculptors with personal trainer
- Official Carolina Panthers Sideline pullover
- Guitar signed by the band Lady Antebellum
- Pearl necklace valued at $1,600
- Autographed basketball by NBA great Charles Barkley
- ECU jerseys and Pirate memorabilia
- Golf passes to Cutter creek Golf Club
- Golf passes to Ironwood Golf Club
- $100 gift certificate from Edible Arrangements
- Gift cards from Shoe Crate
- Autographed Alge Crumpler Atlanta Falcons jersey from 2005 Pro Bowl
- 2 $100 gift certificates to Finelli's
- Catering package
- Dirt Devil Vacuum Cleaner

* many more auction items to be added and posted here.

To show your support you can join "Prayers for Spencer" group on facebook. There are currently over 3,600 members and the group continues to grow.

If you can not make it to the event and would like to help you can send donations to:

Connie Corey
C/O Aldridge & Sutherland
226 Commerce Street
Greenville, NC 27858
Please make checks payable to "Spencer Hampton Fund"

Sports director Billy Weaver recently talked with Spencer and has more on his battle against Cancer. Click on the video icon to watch the story.


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