Online auction leader Charity Folks has teamed up with Jet Blue Airways for their “Bid for Good” online auction to benefit KaBOOM! and DoSomething.org.
Bidders will get the opportunity to bid on more than 60 destination trips and other unique celebrity and sports experiences. Every package includes airfare on JetBlue.
Celebrity packages include a meet-and-greet with Tim McGraw and VIP tickets to one of his 2011 concerts, a set-visit in Los Angeles to “Chelsea Lately” and a meeting with hilarious host Chelsea Handler, two VIP tickets to see an iconic performance by Cher in Las Vegas and insider green room access at Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Sports packages include four tickets, a private tour & the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park at a Boston Red Sox game, pit passes to the 2011 Daytona 500, playing in the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic in a celebrity foursome in the exotic Dominican Republic and two Trophy Club tickets to the 2011 U.S. Open.
Travel packages include a trip to NY for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and your own personal photo shoot, a trip to gorgeous Bermuda’s fabulous Fairmont Hotel, a tropical paradise visit to Barbados, a luxury stay at the Cotton Bay Village in Saint Lucia, a wonderful dinner and stay lakeside at the W Chicago and a lavish stay at the hot Atlantis Resort at Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., KaBOOM! is a national non-profit organization dedicated to saving play. Through community building, the company is focused on giving every child in America a great place to play within walking distance. Since 1995, KaBOOM! has used its innovative community-build model to bring together business and community interests to construct more than 1,800 new playgrounds, skate parks, sports fields and ice rinks across North America. KaBOOM! also leads the “Save Play” campaign at saveplay.org, which funds a variety of resources, including an online community, free online trainings, grants, publications and the KaBOOM! National Campaign for Play, which includes Playful City USA and Playmakers – a national network of individual advocates for play. KaBOOM! also has offices in Chicago and San Mateo, Calif.
DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps young people rock causes they care about. A driving force in creating a culture of volunteerism, DoSomething.org is on track to activate two million young people in 2011. By leveraging the web, television, mobile, and pop culture, DoSomething.org inspires, empowers and celebrates a generation of doers: teenagers who recognize the need to do something, believe in their ability to get it done, and then take action.
The auction runs until November 11 and can be accessed here.