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Auction Cause in the News

 


2009

Auction a Date with Scarlett Johansson, Get Tons of Press
Our not-so-scientific analysis of the media shows that auctioning a date with a beautiful woman for a cause indeed works. At press time, the eBay auction for a “date” with Hollywood list-topper …

Justin Timberlake to Oprah: “I’m Not Engaged”
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel during Jessica Biel & Make The Difference Network Partner with Auction Cause to Benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles at …

Coraline, The New 3D, Stop Motion Animation Film Auctioning Pieces Off Set
Coraline, the new 3D, stop motion animation film is auctioning off some pieces from the film for charity. These pieces are sure to be collector’s items for years to come. The best part is that 100% of the final sale price will support the Starlight Children’s Foundation …

Evangeline Lilly Lingerie
Evangeline Lilly has come up with a way to both help the less fortunate and impress the Sawyer—or the Jack—in every woman’s life.  The Lost star has launched R*Favela, a line of Brazilian-made lingerie …

Evangeline Lilly to Sell Lingerie for Children
The Lost beauty has teamed up with Ebay Giving Works and leading auction management group Auction Cause to barter off intimate goodies (from her personally inspired collection of Brazilian made R*Favela Lingerie) just in time for Valentines Day …

Borat is Coming to a Cell Phone Near You
Ever get bored of your voicemail? Well, what if Borat recorded one for you? Funny man Sacha Baron Cohen (aka Borat) is participating in International Medical Corps’ celeb voicemail auction along with Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Garner, Isla Fisher and Cindy Crawford …

Lindsay Lohan’s Stella McCartney Dress for Sale
Lindsay Lohan is auctioning off her Stella McCartney dress on ebay for charity through Auction Cause.  The listing describes the dress as a Stella McCartney Green V-Neck Cocktail Dress and includes a notecard signed by Lindsay herself.

Katy Perry Hits The Red Carpet With M.A.C.’s Hello Kitty Corset Designed by The Blonds!
Katy Perry hit the red carpet at the BRIT Awards in London today sporting a very special ensemble. She wore a corset designed by The Blonds specially for M.A.C. Cosmetics in honor of their Hello Kitty Collection …

2008

Miley Cyrus Auction — The Price Of The Meet-And-Greet Is Climbing …
Miley Cyrus is putting a lot of herself up for auction this week. The “Hannah Montana” star — whose new LP, Breakout, hit stores on Tuesday — is currently auctioning herself on eBay for charity — sort of …

Jessica Biel’s Make The Difference Network Raises over $75,000 for Children’s Hospital
It’s not every day Justin Timberlake’s golfing prowess gets auctioned off, but this night, 18 rounds of golf with Timberlake and golf pro Butch Harmon (Tiger Woods’ coach) were up for bid, along with a walk on the red carpet with Jessica Biel at the premier of her film Easy Virtue …

Jessica Biel Makes a Difference
Jessica Biel is turning her stardom towards a good cause, partnering with her family’s Make the Difference Network and Auction Cause to host an auction on eBay to benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles …

Tom Hanks Auctioning Off A Theater Role on Ebay!
Tom Hanks is offering one lucky fan the chance to act opposite his wife Rita Wilson in a performance of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.  The double Oscar winner has teamed up with the eBay Giving Works organization …

Shakira Sheds Threads For Charity
Although the Northern Hemisphere is still gripped with winter chills, it has not stopped some celebrities from shedding their clothes… for a good cause, of course. Latin American pop princess Shakira leads the pack by donating more than 40 items of clothing from her 2007 Oral Fixation Tour to a massive internet auction.

Shakira sheds her shreds
Singer Shakira is shedding her wardrobe, for a good cause. The hip-swinging Colombian pop sensation is auctioning off more than 40 articles of clothing she wore on her 2007 Oral Fixation tour to benefit her Bare Feet Foundation, which is building a school for impoverished children in her homeland.

Vanity Fair Globe Signed by Madonna & Two Tickets to an Exclusive Madonna Performance in New York
Vanity Fair will auction off the one-of-a-kind globe featured with Madonna on the cover of the May Green Issue and signed by her, along with two tickets to a very special performance by Madonna in New York City at the end of April …

Cosby To Sell Off His Sweaters
Bill Cosby is selling off his famous sweaters for charity.  The comedian has teamed up with Auction Cause to offer his legendary winter wear to fans via an upcoming eBay.com auction.  Cosby wore the multi-colored sweaters on episodes …

The Great Yahoo Web Mail Land Grab
Yahoo has reserved for auction e-mail addresses for charitable organizations. The company is working with auction partners eBay Giving Works and Auction Cause and will donate the proceeds to the The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Ocean Conservancy, The Point Foundation, Right to Play and World Wildlife Fund.

NutriSystem and Celebrities Team Up to Benefit the American Heart Association
Top Entertainers and Athletes Donate Shirts off Their Back – and Other Exclusive Stuff – for One-of-a-Kind Online Charity Auction.  After shedding the pounds with NutriSystem, some big names are shedding their shirts and other exclusive items to raise money for the American Heart Association …

Anderson Sells Off X-files Memorabilia For Charity
X-Files star Gillian Anderson is selling off her vast collection of memorabilia from the cult sci-fi show to raise cash for her favourite charities. More than 500 rare and signed items will be auctioned off by website eBay.com’s Giving Works charity division from 17 July (08), as fans of the hit TV show franchise get ready for the new X-Files film, I Want To Believe.

2007

Betty Casey Wins Smear Letter at $2,100,100; Rush Matches Bid; MC-LEF Will Get a Total of $4.2M
Well, we have a winner. The auction is over. The final bid remained at $2,100,100. The winning bidder, the high bidder: Betty Casey. More about Betty Casey in due course.

Gas Guzzler Garners Gobs o’ Green For GHG Group
A Hummer H2 owned by Black Eyed Peas vocalist Fergie (aka Stacy Ann Ferguson) raised $64,191 that has been donated to Global Green USA to help fund its efforts to battle global warming.  As important as the cash,  perhaps, is that the auction drew more than 960,000 unique visitors to the eBay Giving Works …

Fergie to auction off SUV
Fergie plans to sell off her gas-guzzling sports utility vehicle, and will donate all the proceeds to the Global Green USA organisation. Fergie’s 2005 Hummer H2 vehicle is currently up for auction on eBay.”After performing at Live Earth and realising everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment, Fergie decided to sell her Hummer …

Do You Want To Buy Fergie’s Hummer?
After performing at Live Earth and realizing everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment, Fergie decided to sell her HUMMER and donate all the proceeds to Global Green USA. Auction Cause is also donating carbon emission credits for 10 years to help offset the impact …

Russell Simmons’ Charity Auction
The Russell Simmons’ created Diamond Empowerment Fund is launching its first on-line fundraising event, called, “Diamonds Give,” with an exclusive charity auction of diamond jewelry and unique celebrity experiences.

eBay joins music industry in Diana Celebration
From midnight on July 2nd 2007, as part of Prince William and Prince Harry’s Concert for Diana celebrations, Live Nation (who organised the Concert for the Princes) and eBay have arranged for a series of unique …

Kevin Bacon Six Degrees
You’ve probably heard of the Six Degrees concept. Any one person (including me, Kevin Bacon) is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships, because it’s a small world. www.SixDegrees.org is about using this idea to accomplish something good. It’s social networking with a social conscience …

Celebs Sign Kites for Charity
An unprecedented lineup of celebrities have joined forces for a special eBay charity auction to launch Participant Productions’ social action campaign for the highly anticipated film version of The Kite Runner. On December 5th, authentic Afghan kites, each bearing a tail personally autographed by a different celebrity …

2005

Charity chopper goes up for bid on eBAY Motors to raise funds for blood cancer victims
PPG, Dave Perewitz and Ray Evernham fire up their fundraising engines to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  The “Charity Chopper”, the one-of-kind, custom motorcycle designed and built to help raise much-needed funds for fighting blood-related cancers, is now up for auction on eBay Motors.

Online literary auction raises $90,000
They are just three of the 19 lucky bidders who raised $90,000 by paying for the right to be named a character — or a place or thing — in works by such authors as John Grisham, Stephen King, Amy Tan and Lemony Snicket …