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The Sons of Ben Help Kick Hunger 1-21-12

Saturday’s Sons of Ben-organized Help Kick Hunger charity at McFaddens at Citizen’s Bank Park was a huge success. $8,300 was raised at the event, which featured appearances from the Philadelphia Union’s Brian Carroll, Zach Pfeffer and Jimmy McLaughlin. The recently retired Veljko Paunovic was also on hand.. Here’s a look at the fun, courtesy of Philly Soccer Page photographer Earl Gardner.

Photo by Earl Gardner

One of the many volunteers helps get the guests checked in.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Mark Jenkinson, Zach Pfeffer, Rick Jacobs and Jeffrey Mitchell enjoying the festivities.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Bearfight Brigade co-founder Jeremy Sharpe fills everyone in on the Bearfight tournament.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Justin Lee of the Jukebox Zeros opens up a night of great music.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Fans sign a banner made for Veljko Paunović that was given as a gift to him.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Jimmy McLaughlin and Zach Pfeffer hanging out.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Sebastien Le Toux could be seen all around at the party.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Brian Carroll signing jerseys for the fans.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Veljko Paunović takes time out to pose with the fans.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Union Vice President Rick Jacobs informs the crowd to be at City Hall for a big announcement on Tuesday.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Vice President Corey Furlan and President Matt Ansbro fill in everyone on the SoB’s new home.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Tons of great raffle items were donated.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Bearfighter Travis Rego gets shown the red card in his tournament battle.

Photo by Earl Gardner

Brothers battle to the death.

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