Reach deep into your pockets to dine with the “Oracle of Omaha” for the 15th annual lunch auction in New York City.
Auction Runs until June 6, 2014, 7:30PM PDT
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet will host a lunch to benefit GLIDE and it’s programs. The lunch will be up for auction on eBay until June 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm PDT. Mr. Buffett will dine with the winning bidder and up to seven friends at Smith & Wollensky in New York City on a mutually agreed upon date.
The highest winning bid of $3.5 million went to an anonymous person in 2012. An anonymous bidder won last year with $1,000,100. The lowest winning bid was $18,000 in 2001, before the auction moved online through eBay. He’s raised nearly $16 million since 2000.
All bidders must pre-qualify. The opening bid was $25,000.
Bidding, which closes Friday, passed $700,100 with 61 bids as of today.
PLACE YOUR BID
100% of proceeds from the winning bid will benefit GLIDE, one of the leading social service institutions working to alleviate human suffering and poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area.
FOR EVERY VIEW OF THE POWER OF ONE LUNCH VIDEO
EBAY WILL DONATE $1 TO GLIDE UP TO $5,000
Noteworthy Facts About Mr. Buffet:
– Money earned from his paper route, he made his first investment at age 11.
– Some of Buffett’s top holdings include Wells Fargo and Coca-Cola.
– His strategy: to hold well-managed, undervalued companies for life.
GLIDE maybe the most effective organization I’ve seen for people down on their luck. It takes people who have hit bottom and brings them back. I’ve seen it with my own eyes.” –Warren Buffett
Each year, GLIDE helps thousands of men, women, and children confront and overcome the effects of human suffering, poverty and homelessness through comprehensive services that emphasize unconditional love, healing, personal empowerment and self-affirmation. GLIDE provides these comprehensive services to more than 2,500 individuals every day and feeds nearly a million meals a year.
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