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Unique and Compelling No Risk, No Commitment Travel Auction Items

Scott Ruprecht - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Giveback Sports helps organizations maximize fundraising dollars by providing unique packages and experiences to offer at galas and events. You can choose from over 60 compelling travel auction items with “no-risk, no commitment” that will be in high demand and impress your donors! Food & Wine, Sports, Entertainment and Adventure.

Our team is made up of seasoned travel experts that are here to work with you every step of the way in selecting the right items for your audience and then execute the trips for your winning bidders.

We are thankful for the many organizations who trust us to help them raise money for their cause.

Suite & On-Field Experience For Anthony Munoz Foundation

Scott Ruprecht - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

It was a pleasure to create one of our giveback events for NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz Foundation with The Cincinnati Reds. Kids had a suite for the game, on-field experience to watch Batting Practice, tour of Reds Hall of Fame, Bobbleheads and a Reds Hat.

Sideline Passes For Covington Holmes

Scott Ruprecht - Monday, August 14, 2017

We had a fun giveback event with Covington Holmes for the Aug 11 Bengals game. We were able able to get the kids on the field for warmups. They enjoyed tickets to the game, food & drink with an on-field experience. Thank you Cincinnati Bengals!

Boys Hope Girls Hope Event

Scott Ruprecht - Monday, July 31, 2017

On-field experience for Boys Hope Girls Hope with FC Cincinnati Soccer and Giveback Sports. Traffic issues caused the other half of the kids to miss the on-field portion/private tour, but they made it for the start of the game.

We loaded them up at the concession stand when they arrived!


MIT and Rice University

Scott Ruprecht - Thursday, July 06, 2017

We look forward to working with researchers from MIT and Rice University on their Entrepreneurship Success Initiative. This new study will follow Giveback Sports and other chosen startups over 2 years in an attempt to identify what factors, decisions, training and background experiences contribute to successful startup outcomes.

ESPN's 1410 Radio

Scott Ruprecht - Wednesday, July 05, 2017

It was great to speak with Justin Kinner, host of Sunday Morning Sports on ESPN's 1410 radio. Thanks for having us on the show and discussing Giveback Sports and the work we are doing with your audience.

Hall of Fame Dinner - NFL

Scott Ruprecht - Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Giveback Sports helps NFL Head Coach Raise Thousands For His Charity

Scott Ruprecht - Thursday, June 08, 2017

We had 2 of our trips in the Live Auction for The Marvin Lewis Community Fund Annual Fundraiser on Saturday. Pretty cool that Giveback Sports helped an NFL Head Coach (Cincinnati Bengals) raise thousands for his charity. They get to help students with scholarships and we get to send a bunch of kids to games. Win-Win.

ESPN Interview

Scott Ruprecht - Thursday, June 08, 2017

Founder Scott Ruprecht went on Lance McAlister's Show on ESPN 1530 to talk Giveback Sports, the mission and our impact in the community. The interview was 5:17 minutes.

Lance (excerpts):

"I was tipped off to this venture a few weeks ago and thought wait...this is a really cool concept."

"I am fascinated by what you are doing."

"Just talking to people this is gaining momentum and hitting its stride."

"I would think the looks on kids faces is very powerful and rewarding for you."

"Scott, I love this idea. Congrats on what you have going on. The mission sending kids to games who otherwise can't do it on their own. Really cool testimonials on the site."



The News Record

Scott Ruprecht - Sunday, May 07, 2017

An article about Giveback Sports from The News Record, the independent student news source at The University of Cincinnati. 

Read it HERE