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2018 Opening Night Gala at the US Open

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Tennis legend, Billie Jean King, will co-host the USTA Foundation's 18th annual Opening Night Gala on Monday, August 27th.  Sports broadcaster, Bill Macatee, serves as this year's Gala committee chair.
This unforgettable evening aims to raise more than $1 million.  Funds raised will continue the Foundation's mission to fund tennis, education and health programming for hundreds of community based, grassroots programs across the country benefiting thousands of youth.  Guests will enjoy a delicious four-course meal, an inspiring program with auction opportunities and celebrity sightings in the President's Suite of Arthur Ashe Stadium.  Dinner will be followed by witnessing the Opening Night Ceremony and world-class tennis from the best seats in the house.  
Click here for details on tickets, tables, sponsorships and program advertising.  Contact us directly at 914-696-7223 or foundation@usta.com with any questions. 

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The USTA Foundation, Inc. (USTA Foundation) is the United States Tennis Association Incorporated’s philanthropic entity that provides grants and scholarships and through tennis, and helps underserved youth to improve academics and strive for excellence. The USTA Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, not-for-profit, charitable and educational organization. IRS ID #13-3782331. This request for financial support is for the purpose of funding programs and operations of the USTA Foundation. Donations received shall not constitute an endowment of funds and may be expended in their entirety for the state purpose. A copy of the USTA Foundation’s most recent annual report is available by contacting the USTA Foundation at 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY 10604 or the New York State Attorney General Charities Bureau at 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271. Consult your tax advisor regarding all donations. A portion of your contribution may be tax deductible.



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