By Amiela Ivy Guia
The FEU Central Student Organization (FEUCSO), together with the FEU athletes and FEU Communication Society, conducted an online auction entitled “FEU Athletes for Marawi: Auction for a Cause” last July 14 - 15, 2017.
With the “FEU for Marawi” project of the FEU Administration still on-going, the FEU athletes showed their support by providing sport items, which was used and signed by the athletes themselves, to be publicly auctioned online and gather funds for the benefit of those affected in Marawi.
The auction was conducted on July 14 – July 15, 2017 through the FEUCSO Facebook page. The items auctioned were the following:
The mechanics of the auction were as follows:
After the bidding has officially closed at 12 noon of July 15, 2017, Janelle Frayna’s Chess jersey got the bid amount of ₱ 1,200.00; the football sports bag got the bid amount of ₱ 1,320.00; the taekwondo sports bag got the bid amount of ₱ 1,600.00; the volleyball got the bid amount of ₱ 3,000.00; the women’s basketball jersey got the bid amount of 1,000.00. All in all, the total of all the bid amounts of the auctioned items was ₱ 8,120.00.
The money that was collected from the auction will be deposited to the Far Eastern University’s bank account and will be donated to those affected residents and soldiers in Marawi.