Charitybuzz, the world’s leading luxury charity auction site, announces its second annual “12 Days of Giving” Holiday Auction.
Charitybuzz has teamed up with 12 of the most iconic brands and celebrities to assemble a selection of extraordinary experiences, showcasing the power of doing good and living well during the holidays. Each package will benefit one of 12 remarkable nonprofits changing the world.
These specially selected gifts that give back will be revealed from Nov. 7 through Nov. 18 at www.Charitybuzz.com/Holiday. Each day, a new, unforgettable experience will hit the auction block, counting down to the launch of Charitybuzz’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guides.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, LeBron James, Amy Adams, Harvey Weinstein, Carmelo Anthony, Neil Patrick Harris and Gary Player have each donated an experience to support their favorite cause.
“I’m really excited to be a part of this Charitybuzz auction because it’s more than just a fundraiser,” said LeBron James. "The winner of our package will get an amazing experience. More importantly, the proceeds will help the LeBron James Family Foundation keep more kids in school and make sure they have the resources they need. Getting something special and helping others is what the holidays are all about."
Bidding on the 12 exclusive experiences will be open through Cyber Monday, December 2.
The once-in-lifetime packages will include:
DAY 1: The Ultimate 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Experience with Robert De Niro
Value: $30,0000. Charity: Tribeca Film Institute
DAY 2: A Round of Golf and Lunch with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Value: $100,000. Charity: The Humane Society of the United States
DAY 3: A LeBron James Audemars Piguet Watch with Engraved Signature, Dinner with Manager Maverick Carter and VIP Heat Tickets
Value: $80,000. Charity: The LeBron James Foundation
DAY 4: Escape to the World’s #1 Resort Parrot Cay
Value: $60,000. Charity: Parsons The New School for Design
DAY 5: Be a Star at The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards with Platinum Tickets and VIP Access
Value: $50,0000. Charity: The GRAMMY Foundation
DAY 6: Experience the Best of Broadway Backstage with Neil Patrick Harris
Value: $30,0000. Charity: The Actors Fund of America
DAY 7: Tee Off in the UK with Golf Legend Gary Player
Value: $50,000. Charity: Laureus Sport for Good Foundation
DAY 8: Meet Amy Adams at the Premiere and After-Party of David O’Russell’s American Hustle
Value: $25,000. Charity: Dominic M. Aguilar Special Needs Trust
Day 9: Pitch your idea to Harvey Weinstein, Plus Attend The Weinstein Company’s Oscar and Golden Globes Parties as a VIP
Value: $50,000. Charity: The Rose Home
Day 10: The Ultimate NY Knicks Experience with Carmelo Anthony
Value: $25,000. Charity: Carmelo Anthony Foundation
Day 11: An Exquisite, One-of-a-Kind 13.85 Carat Yellow Diamond Ring by R&R Jewelers
Value: $375,000. Charity: Art of Horology
Day 12: Lunch with Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in New York
Value: $25,000. Charity: The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights
Once all 12 luxury packages are revealed on November 19, Charitybuzz will launch its 2013 Holiday Gift Guides featuring hundreds of additional experiences, with access to some of the world’s biggest celebrities, athletes, luminaries and events, from Katy Perry to the Super Bowl. Guides tailored For Him, For Her, Little Luxuries and Family will showcase experiences to be remembered. Prices will range from $500 – $500,000. Bidding will be open through December 19 at Charitybuzz.com/Holiday.