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EBay Launches Celeb Auctions For A Cause

By Joan Bennett

eBay has launched eBay.com/celebrity, a shopping destination that combines celebrity experiences, memorabilia and merchandise with philanthropic causes. eBay.com/celebrity is part of eBay’s charitable platform eBay Giving Works.

eBay Celebrity will offer merchandise, concert tickets, and meet and greet opportunities, as part of its charity auctions. eBay Celebrity participants at launch include: Christina Aguilera, Jeff Bridges, Michael Cooper, Robert Duvall, Jimmie Johnson, Wladimir Klitschko, Sienna Miller, Hayden Panettiere, Katy Perry, Brad Pitt, Troy Polamalu, Tarina Tarantino, and Joe Walsh.

eBay Giving Works is an eight year-old program that ways for eBay sellers and buyers to support their favorite nonprofits.

Lets get back to Brad Pitt now. The starting bid for a session with him is $10,000. If that sounds rather on the high side, consider this. A Canadian dentist just bought one of John Lennon’s tooth for a sum north of $300,000.

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