North Salem, NY…A hockey stick signed by Wayne Gretzky. A handmade dollhouse. GEICO bobbleheads signed by spokesman Brian Carney. Patrons at the popular Blazer Pub often bring their treasures to bartender Tommy Hunt. On St. Patrick’s Day, he climbs atop a milk crate to auction them off, raising thousands of dollars for children’s charity Friends of Karen.
“Tommy is an example of having an angel in an unexpected place,” says Judith Factor, executive director of Friends of Karen. “He’s a champion.”