Love S.U. Basketball? How about local charity? Here’s your chance to Go Orange and make a difference for local, critically ill kids.


But sorry fellas, this one’s just for the ladies.


On Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, Coach Jim and Juli Boeheim, and the Syracuse University Men’s Basketball program will join Make-A-Wish Central New York for the 30th Annual Ms. Orange Fan Luncheon, a ladies-only fundraising event featuring a unique player auction where attendees bid for a chance to have a player or coach join their table.


Traditional activities are back this year, including silent and live auctions, fun basket raffles, autograph and photo opportunities, a merchandise store, and specialty items courtesy of Henry Wilson Jewelers.


Pre-event tailgating in The Oncenter parking garage begins at 9:00 a.m. Venue doors open at 10:00 a.m. and the event begins at 10:30 a.m.


Tickets are $85 per individual and $850 for a table of 10. Reservations can be made online at, where advance sale basket, 50/50, and Henry Wilson Jewelry raffle tickets can also be purchased. Reservations must be made by Oct. 15, 2021.


As a note to attendees, COVID-19 guidelines are being implemented this year to ensure the safety of all participants. Proof of vaccination will be required, and masks must be worn during the event. Make-A-Wish Central New York appreciates compliance in support of the team, out of respect for fellow attendees, and in honor of the critically ill children the organization serves.




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Make-A-Wish Central New York extends gratitude to all Ms. Orange Fan Luncheon sponsors, including Manny’s, Alex Lyon & Son, Corso Cookies, G&C Foods, Henry Wilson Jewelers, Premierbooth, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, Sugarman Law Firm, Visual Technologies, and Wegman’s.


For event information, visit or contact Katie Lannon at 315-475-9474 x204 or


Make-A-Wish Central New York grants life-changing wishes for local, critically ill children in a 15-county region, including Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga, and Tompkins counties. For more information about the organization, visit


Pictured at the 2019 luncheon are, from left to right, wish kid Savannah Spitler, Chris Lavalle, wish kid Aria Morris, and Buddy Boeheim.


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