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Bill Clinton and Harrison Ford Go Under The Hammer

19-04-2012
 
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Christie's Green Auction, now in its third year, ends today, 19th April

Buy a day out with Bill Clinton or a few hours on the set of the latest Harrison Ford film. All online bids must be received by todays cut off point. The online sale featuring over 100 lots, many other one-of-a-kind experiences and luxury items.  The auction via Charitybuzz is just one component of this annual event, which also included a live auction held at Christie's New York. Apart from the sales, you can participate by texting GREEN to 80888 to donate $10 to the Green Auction.Proceeds from Bid to Save the Earth, which have totaled nearly $5 million within the past two years, benefit some of the world's leading environmental nonprofits including Oceana, Conservation International, Central Park Conservancy and Natural Resources Defense Council.

Bid to Save the Earth raised close to $600,000 last Wednesday evening with a star-studded event featuring a live auction, music and entertainment. There is still time to show your support—bid on your favorite online lots before the sale closes. Proceeds from Bid to Save the Earth: Christie's Green Auction 2012 will benefit water conservation initiatives at four leading environmental nonprofits including Oceana, the Central Park Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Conservation International.

Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, announced the third annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth, back in February. It is to be hosted by Christie’s at Rockefeller Center on April 11, 2012, just two weeks before Earth Day.  A world-class companion auction powered by charitybuzz will run online from March 29 to April 19. The Green Auction is a borderless collaboration of individuals, organizations, and businesses who are engaged, in spirit and action, in the protection and conservation of the environment.   Initiated in 2010 by Christie’s,  the star-studded affair is expected to raise significant  proceeds for four of the world’s leading environmental nonprofits – Oceana, Conservation International (CI), Central Park Conservancy (CPC), and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) – specifically to benefit  water-conservation projects central to each organization.

Some of the highlights include

Experience a Day in the Life of President Bill Clinton!

You and a guest will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join President Clinton in New York City and experience a day in the life of the 42nd President of the United States.

For more information about the life-changing work of the Clinton Foundation, please visit www.clintonfoundation.org.

Terms: Valid for the winner and one guest. Timing for the day and the time with President Clinton will be determined at the discretion of the Clinton Foundation. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Travel and accommodations are not included. Winners will be screened for security purposes.

For questions on this item, please contact Jenn Promis at 646-998-6178.

Photo credit: Ralph Alswang/Clinton Foundation

Donated by: President William J. Clinton

Spend time with Harrison Ford when you visit him on location on the set of his next movie, 42.

42 tells the story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), the Brooklyn Dodgers executive who signed Robinson to be the first African American ballplayer in Major League Baseball history.

Terms: Filming is slated to take place in June. There are multiple locations for filming all in the US and the location of the visit will depend on scheduling. Travel and accommodations are not included. Cannot be resold or re-auctioned. Winning bidder is subject to security screening.

Donated by: Harrison Ford

 

 


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