Celebrities for Charities Online Auction Initiative

bidorbuy Celebrities for Charities Online Auction Initiative

Charities, nominate the celebrity that will represent you best. * Bidders, bid online to meet your favourite celebrity and to help those in need. * All proceeds of the auctions go to the participating charities.

Celebrities and charities go hand in hand. Celebrities have favourite charities. Charities have celebrities they can turn to for help in fundraising.

The internet can give this association a new dimension by increasing the reach and the amount of the funds raised.

South Africa’s online auction site and market place bidorbuy.co.za possesses valuable experience in partnering with non-profit and charity organisations. With the aim of raising funds for specific charities, bidorbuy is organising a series of online auctions in which the members of the public bid for the privilege of meeting their favourite celebrity – for a lunch, dinner, tea, or a game of golf. All proceeds of the auctions will go to the charity that the celebrity is endorsing.

The bidorbuy Celebrities for Charities online auctions are an annual event, organised since 2009, usually in June or July. The details of the current Celebrities for Charities are advertised on the site and on the bidorbuy page on Facebook.

All South African charity organisations can participate by enlisting the help of the celebrities associated with them. Just ask “your” celebrities to donate an hour or two of their time to the highest bidder in the bidorbuy Celebrities for Charities online auction.

More about bidorbuy Celebrities for Charities Online Auction Initiative

The highest bidders will have the opportunity to meet their favourite celebrity – to have lunch, dinner, or a game of golf with them. The details may vary from celebrity to celebrity and will be included in each auction description.

The date and time of the meeting between the celebrity and the highest bidder will be based on the availability of the celebrity. bidorbuy recommend that the meeting takes place within six months from the end of the online auction.

The winning bidder is responsible for all charges involved in meeting the celebrity, from travel and hotel charges (if applicable) to the cost of the dinner (if applicable). The bidders are not bidding for lunch or dinner or a cocktail (unless otherwise stated in the auction description). They are bidding for the privilege of meeting their favourite celebrity and for the satisfaction of benefiting a charity.

Charities, if you would like to nominate your celebrity and receive the proceeds of this auction, please write to promotion@bidorbuy.co.za.

Bidders, if you would like to participate in this initiative, make sure to check the bidorbuy home page and the bidorbuy page on Facebook for current Celebrities for Charities auctions. In the meantime, build up your charity budget for this awesome occasion.

Let us make this an unforgettable, star-studded event for a good cause!