Ten Top eBay Charity Auctions in 2011

Some of the Best Selling eBay Charity Auctions of the year (Disclaimer)



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10.) SOLD... $9,100 - Taylor Swift Tickets & Meeting
This auction included 2 tickets at a Taylor Swift concert of the winners choice (picked from a list), plus a meet-and-greet with Taylor. Funds raised were for the City of Hope – a global leader in cancer research and treatment. The auction sold on eBay after 31 bids on June 30, 2011.

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9.) SOLD... $12,550 - Survivor Finale Tickets
This auction provided the winner and a guest attendance at the Survivor Season 23 Live Finale & Reunion Show in Los Angeles. The package included a tour of the set, a meet and greet with host, Jeff Probst, and the Castaways., raised funds for The Alliance for Children's Rights, which assist impoverished children throughout Los Angeles County. The auction sold on eBay after 98 bids, on May 25, 2011.

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8.) SOLD... $13,600 - 54th Grammy Awards Tickets
This sale gave two (2) people tickets to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Grammy Celebration party passes following the telecast, VIP backstage tour passes, and passes to watch rehearsals. Hotel accommodations for four nights at the J.W. Marriott across the street from the Staples Center were also included. Sale supported MusiCares which provides a safety net and critical assistance for music people in times of need. The auction sold on eBay after 2 bids, on November 29, 2011.

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7.) SOLD... $17,000 - Monday Night Football Trip
This auction provided two (2) tickets to a 2011 Monday Night Football game of the winner’s choice, a behind the scenes tour, pre-game sideline passes, and meet and greet with Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, and Jon Grudentwo. Auction also included round trip coach airline tickets, one night hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy), and rental car. Funds raised were for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The auction sold on eBay after 79 bids on July 13, 2011.

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6.) SOLD... $17,800 - Roger Federer's Tennis Locker
This auction was for the contents of a locker personally stocked by Tennis Player Roger Federer in this year's Barclays ATP World Tour Finals tournament. Included were the following items, each (individual item) personally signed by Federer: Framed Photo, Nike Outfit with bandana, Nike Hat, Nike Shoes, Wilson Racquet. Also included were a Nike Duffle Bag filled with Lindt Chocolates and a limited edition 2011 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Roger Federer towel. The auction raised funds for Save the Children & Roger Federer Foundation. The auction sold on eBay after 65 bids, on November 29, 2011.

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5.) SOLD... $25,600 - Filmmaker's Dinner Auction
This auction provided 2 people a dinner with Bay Area Filmmakers including George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, John Lasseter, Chris Columbus and Phillip Kaufman. The Filmmakers will dine with the winning bidder plus a guest at a Bay Area restaurant to be determined on a mutually agreed upon date in 2012. The sale benefited 'Stand Up To Cancer' a program that raises funds for cancer research. The auction sold on eBay after 72 bids, on September 23, 2011.

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4.) SOLD... $27,100 - Brad Pitt Tour, Dinner & Hotel
Auction for the Make It Right's March 10th gala, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Two people will stay at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans and enjoy a dinner prepared by award-winning chefs, mingle with celebrities, and dance to performances by internationally-celebrated performers. Auction includes a private tour of a sustainable 'Make It Right' home with Brad Pitt. The auction sold on eBay after 49 bids, on November 16, 2011.

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3.) SOLD... $40,668 - Lock of Justin Bieber's Hair
This auction included One Lock of Justin Bieber's Hair. Funds raised were for the Gentle Barn Foundation, a nonprofit organization that was founded as a safe haven and place of recovery for abused farm animals and children. The auction sold on eBay after 98 bids on March 2, 2011.

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2.) SOLD... $50,300 - Ford Ironman Slot
This Ford Ironman World Championship Slot raised funds for the 'Ironman Foundation'. The Ironman Foundation gives back to communities who've welcomed the Ironman Triathlon into their cities to conduct events. The auction received 28 bids, before receiving its final bid on May 8, 2011.

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1.) SOLD... $2,345,675 - Warren Buffett 'Lunch'
This auction provided 8 people with a seat at a table for a lunch with famed investor Warren Buffett. The sale supported the 'Glide Foundation' a charity that alleviate's poverty in the San Francisco area. The auction sold on eBay after 8 bids, on June 10, 2011.