Badgers Basketball Online Auction to Benefit The River Food Pantry | The River Food Pantry
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Left: 2022 Wisconsin Badgers Team Signed Basketball. Right: Greg Gard Autographed Badger Basketball.

UPDATE: In total, The River raised $1,500 through this auction! Congratulations to our auction winners, Bob B. and Athena D.! Many thanks to everyone who donated and/or participated in this special event.

To kick off March Madness and celebrate the Wisconsin Badgers’ Big Ten Championship win, The River Food Pantry is auctioning off two (2) basketballs signed by the 2021–22 Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team!

One of the basketballs is signed by 15 players and 4 coaches, including 2022 Big Ten Player of the Year, Johnny Davis, and 2x Big Ten Coach of the Year, Greg Gard (2020, 2022). The other basketball is signed exclusively by Coach Greg Gard.

The online auction will run for two weeks starting March 15 at 8:00 am until March 29 at 11:00 pm.

Visit to learn more and start bidding!

All proceeds will benefit The River—the busiest food pantry in South Central Wisconsin. Funds will go towards The River’s Match Madness campaign (March 1­–31) to provide meals for those facing food insecurity in Dane County.

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