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Hope Shines for Shannon Online Auction

Longtime New York Mets media relations employee Shannon Forde was recently diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment while working full time and juggling a family. Shannon's friends and family have joined up with two amazing organizations to help support Shannon and offset her medical expenses.

The Hope Shines for Shannon Online Auction on features several incredible items up for auction. Among them:

Half hour pitching lesson with Johan Santana

Half hour hitting lesson with David Wright

Half hour pitching lesson with R.A. Dickey

Spring Training package (Weekend in Port St. Lucie)

Meet-n-Greet with Matt Lauer of the Today Show

Click here for more information on the auction, which runs through November 7.

Additionally, Shannon will be honored at a fundraiser on November 1 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, NJ. For more information about the event and how to purchase tickets, go to Tickets are $100.00 for the dinner. For an additional $250.00, guests can attend a meet-n-greet with former Mets stars such as Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, John Franco and Bobby Ojeda.