Bucketes for Hunger 2004
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Buckets with a Bang Dinner and Auction
Held at Tuscany’s Mediterranean Grill
April 15

Special Guests Former Packer Stars: Jerry Kramer, Bob Jeter and John Brockington 150 people attended the diner and auction with a total net proceeds of $27,000 to fight hunger.

From left: Bob Jeter, Jerry Kramer and John
  A view of the auction in progress.
Third annual Michael Finley's Buckets for Hunger Shooting Contest
State finals held at Waunakee High School on November 9

Fifteen sites across the state held contest and helped raise over $14,000 in fees and sponsorships.

Watertown led the way with over $4,700 raised in the community by Mike Williams of American Express Financial Advisors and his crew. Buckets matched that for a total of $9,400 going to the Watertown food pantries.

Oregon came in close with $3,650 in funds raised thanks to Madison Pre-hung Doors and Oregon Community Bank and Trust. The Oregon Youth Basketball Association helped bring out over fifty competitors and challenged businesses to donate money also. The total check to the Oregon/Brooklyn food pantry was $7,300.

Michael Finley's Buckets for Hunger Thanksgiving Day Challenge
Dallas, Texas on November 22, 2004.

The event was a huge success again thanks to the Dallas Mavericks, Michael Finley, Dave and Busters, UPN 21 and the Dallas fans. Michael's teammates Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Terry, Erick Dampier and Jerry Stackhouse each matched Michael's $10,000 donation. Buckets and the North Texas Food Bank worked well together for the fourth year. All told this event has brought in nearly $250,000 in donations from Michael and his friends and associates over the last four years.

Back row, left to right: Jerry Stackhouse, Erik Dampier, Michael Finley, Jason Terry and Dirk Nowitski
Front row, left to right: UPN 21 personalities names unknown, Dawn Turner (Dallas Mavericks), Jan Pruitt (North Texas Food Bank), Aaron Horton (Dave and Busters), and Wayne Bisek (Buckets for Hunger)
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