Providence House


Providence House Celebrates 18 Years of Holiday Fun at Annual Deck the House Benefit presented by the Cleveland Browns

Posted December 01, 2013 in Press Releases

What: There is only one holiday event in Cleveland where you can mingle with Cleveland Browns players in the City View Lounge of FirstEnergy Stadium, get a jump start on your holiday shopping, and enjoy festive holiday tunes, all while supporting children and families in crisis: Providence House’s 18th Annual Deck the House Auction Benefit presented by the Cleveland Browns. With the spectacular Cleveland skyline as the backdrop, City View Lounge at FirstEnergy Stadium is transformed into a magical holiday atmosphere surrounded by meticulously decorated Christmas trees. The robust silent auction offers guests the opportunity to check off their holiday shopping list with something for everyone. Hundreds of items from toys for the tots on your list to fabulous gift certificates, vacation packages, and the chance to sit in the Owner’s Loge at a Browns game will be on display.

Special highlights of this year’s event include:

  • Presentation of the 2013 Ed Block Courage Award to a Cleveland Browns player.
  • Chance to mingle with, and receive autographs by Cleveland Browns Offensive Lineman Joe Thomas (#73) and the Ed Block Courage Award winne
  • Exclusive holiday performance by the North Coast Men’s Chorus

Who: Honorary chairs Annie & Joe Thomas, #73, Browns Offensive Lineman Celebrity Host Auctioneers Jimmy Malone, WMJI 105.7 FM and Andrea Vecchio

Where: FirstEnergy Stadium

City View Lounge
100 Alfred Lerner Way
Enter through the Southeast Gate

When: Tuesday, December10th

5:30-9:30 p.m.
Media passes available. Please call Emily Perry at 216.651.5982 x 226

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Emily Perry
216-651-5982 x226

About Providence House:
Providence House – Ohio’s first Crisis Nursery - has cared for over 6,500 families and children in crisis, living for days, weeks, or years without the support they need to help get them back on their feet. To provide the support so desperately needed by these children and their caregivers, Providence House has built a holistic, integrated program focused on both child abuse prevention and family preservation. Their unique Crisis Nursery Program is a comprehensive, crisis nursery service based on 32 years of experience, the latest child welfare research, and proven evidence-based programs and practices that can help prevent child abuse and neglect, reduce system involvement and foster care placements, and strengthen fragile families. Visit for more information.

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