$1 Million for Warren Buffett Lunch Ticket
Warren Buffett Lunch fetches $1 Million on eBay for Charity
June 7, 2013
By James Massey
WhatSellsBest.com - A winning eBay bidder and seven of their friends will be having a three-hour-lunch with Warren Buffett at the Smith & Wollensky Restaurant in New York. This years lunch-auction raised $1 Million for a special cause, close to Mr. Buffett's heart.
The Glide Foundation (the beneficiary) helps thousands of men, women, and children overcome the effects of human suffering, poverty and homelessness, through a wide-variety of innovative programs in the San Francisco area.
I recently watched a couple of interviews (videos posted below) with past winners of the lunch-auction, who also visited the charity. I was struck by how much they seemed to agree that Mr. Buffet has picked the beneficiary of the auction, as carefully as he would pick his investments or a business manager.
In the following interview with Warren, he talks about how he learned of the Glide Foundation from his wife, and how he overcome an initial response of skepticism.
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