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NMF Raises $7,000 from Annual Online Auction

The Nikki Mitchell Foundation’s annual auction closed Monday, March 25th.  The auction raised over $7,000, sold 10 items and brought in around 40 bidders from 12 states. Funds raised benefit the non-profit whose mission is to prevent, detect and cure pancreatic cancer.

Nikki Mitchell, the foundation’s namesake, was Waylon Jennings’ business manager for 22 years and the foundation has close ties to the music industry. The auction included items from Jamey Johnson, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and Brad Paisley. In addition to the country music auction items, unique art like a hand carved skulls and wood signs were sold.

Dancing, Eating and Drinking – How Courtney Raised Funds for NMF

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Courtney Green Nichols hosted her own event to benefit Nikki Mitchell Foundation. NMF’s mission is important and personal to her, as her father Glenn Green, passed away from pancreatic cancer earlier this year. She hosted the event in his honor, in order to “do him proud.”

The event held at County Line Swinging Doors in Lebanon Junction, KY was jam-packed with live music by the band Salt River, who rocked out on a newly built stage. They also had a pig roast, a 50/50 raffle and another raffle of goodies donated by local companies. There was dancing and karaoke until the owner kicked them out! This “tiny little bar, in a tiny town” raised enough funds to give:

  • 9 pancreatic cancer patients groceries for a month OR
  • 1 patient groceries for 9 months OR
  • Utilities for 4 patients for a month OR
  • An educational grant for a junior researcher at John Hopkins.

You too can host your own event to raise funds for pancreatic cancer awareness, research and patients! We can’t thank Courtney and all those who helped, supported and donated to her, and in return, to Nikki Mitchell Foundation!

Click HERE to get started with your event.