We don’t normally do this, but we feel that this post is worth reproducing in its entirety. Thanks to Scott Roberts for posting this on his site, and we are friends with the Huddlestons and would love to see them get some all-too-needed assistance:
David “Hudd” Huddleston is a friend and brother to many of us in the online chilehead community. Hudd, his wife Betty and son Danny are some of the nicest, big-hearted folks ever to grace this little blue orb; if there was a quintessential, real-life example of the phrase “salt of the earth”, it would be the Huddlestons.
Unfortunately Hudd has run into some hard times financially lately. Because of this, we chileheads are going to take care of our brother by having a set of charity auctions for him.
We’ve gotten more than a dozen of our sauce maker friends to graciously donate nearly 150 bottles of spicy products of all types – hot sauces, wing sauces, BBQ sauces, seasonings and LOTS more.
So what we’re go is separate all of the donated products into three auctions of nearly 50 items each and have you, the fiery foods fans, bid on them. It’s a win-win all-around; the auction winners will get the creme de la creme of what the hot sauce industry has to offer, plus they will be contributing to a good cause. 100% of all money collected will go directly to the Huddlestons.
Each auction will run 7 days, one right after the other. Please bid generously. Even if you don’t choose to participate in the auctions, you can still help out by spreading the word by letting any hot sauce or fiery foods fan know about these. Here is the first of 3…