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Deadline Nears for Clinton eBay Charity Auction

By    |   Wednesday, 01 Dec 2010 02:43 PM

There’s still time to a win a dinner for four with former President Bill Clinton and help his Clinton Foundation with its good work around the world, thanks to an ongoing auction on eBay.

The winning bidder in the auction and three guests will enjoy a bill,clinton,charity,auction,foundation,ebayprivate tour of the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Ark., with Clinton as their guide, followed by a gourmet dinner in the Executive Suite catered by Forty-Two, the restaurant at the Clinton Presidential Center.

But time is running out — the auction of the dinner and other Clinton items ends at 3 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Dec. 2.

The auction offers “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet President Clinton and support the Clinton Foundation’s work,” according to the eBay listing.

All proceeds will benefit the foundation.

Clinton established the foundation after leaving the White House to identify and take action on global problems he could uniquely influence through his experience as a global leader. Today it works in more than 60 countries and in the United States to alleviate poverty, improve global health, strengthen economies, and protect the environment.

One project of the foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative, has  raised more than $57 billion since its 2005 inception for 1,700 philanthropic projects that have improved the lives of 220 million people around the globe.

Another project, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, has helped bring AIDS care and treatment to more than 750,000 people living with HIV/AIDS around the world.

Bids are continuing to come in on eBay. Participants in the auction can bid on the following items (with the high bids as of midday Dec. 1):
  • Private dinner with President Bill Clinton ($53,100)
  • A saxophone signed by the sax-playing former president ($10,000)
  • Clinton’s used golf clubs, signed by Bill ($5,000)
  • Clinton’s Haitian Bizango statue ($5,000)
  • Clinton’s signed 1997 State of the Union Address ($2,225)
  • Clinton’s signed and dedicated autobiography ($2,025)
  • A collection of Clinton’s favorite books, signed and dedicated ($2,000)
  • Clinton’s engraved presidential cufflinks ($1,625)
  • A 1992 Election Day newspaper signed by Bill Clinton ($560)
To view the Clinton Foundation’s auction page, visit: www.ebay.com/clintonfoundation

For a listing of the items and bids, visit:
http://stores.ebay.com/clinton-foundation


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