Omaha, NE—February 15, 2017—Proxibid, the most trusted way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, has been selected by Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha (RMHC in Omaha) to provide online bidding for the auction of a rare and collectible vintage bottle of bourbon. The Buffalo Trace Distillery O.F.C. vintage-dated 1983 bottle will be available for bidding exclusively on Proxibid beginning Thursday, February 16 and ending Thursday, February 23, with all proceeds benefitting RMHC in Omaha.
Buffalo Trace Distillery distilled only 50 bottles of O.F.C. Bourbon in 1983. Aged in oak barrels and packaged in a hand-cut crystal bottle with the year engraved, this very rare and collectible bourbon honors the O.F.C. Distillery, a National Historic Landmark known today as Buffalo Trace Distillery. Buffalo Trace Distillery has graciously partnered with non-profit organizations across the country to provide these rare bottles as fundraising opportunities. The bottle up for bid in this auction is #4 of 50.
“These vintages are certainly unique and special whiskeys. We hope this O.F.C. collection can pay tribute to the many years gone by here at the Distillery. Each vintage has a story to tell indeed,” stated Kris Comstock from Buffalo Trace Distillery. “To offer this first release to charitable organizations for their fundraising efforts makes this even more rewarding. We expect bottles to raise upwards of $10,000 each for worthy causes.”
Bidding for this bottle of Buffalo Trace O.F.C. Bourbon is available exclusively via Proxibid. Proxibid offers the most trusted online platform for highly valued items, like the rare bottle of bourbon up for bid in this auction. Proxibid’s robust online bidding system is backed by the industry’s most sophisticated fraud prevention system, designed to ensure buyers are safe when transacting online.
“We could not be more thrilled to receive this impressive bottle from Buffalo Trace Distillery. It’s a very exciting opportunity to bring in more support for the families who stay with us,” said Lindsey Rai Reasner, Executive Director of RMHC in Omaha. “The sale of this bottle can provide a family with nearly three months of our services—warm beds, hot showers, a space to relax, and all the other things they’ll need to continue to fight for their child.”
All proceeds from the sale of this bourbon will benefit RMHC in Omaha. The mission of RMHC in Omaha is to create and operate programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children by providing opportunities that strengthen children and families during their most difficult and challenging times. Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha supports access to care, reduces financial burden, provides psychosocial support keeping families together, enhances clinical experiences and outcomes, and helps families resume normalcy when a child is ill or hospitalized.
For more information about this auction or to place a bid, please visit Proxibid. To learn more about how Buffalo Trace made one of the rarest bourbons on the planet available to raise funds for charity and the history behind the process, please visit Buffalo Trace.
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