Celebrity Collection to Garner Charity Donations Through eBay Andy Richter and Paul F. Tompkins have donated items from THE WINNERVATORS tour and show to be auctions off on eBay for two charitable causes.
News-Antique.com - Oct 14,2007 - The team of Andy Richter and Paul F. Tompkins traveled the country to find the best of the best of winners in America today.
During their travels, they engaged the most fascinating and successful winners from all walks of life and interviewed them for their broadcast of THE WINNERVATORS.
The various episodes of THE WINNERVATORS included objects from the "winningest" people that Richter and Tompkins could find. These items were collected and will be auctioned off for two extremely good causes. The auctions will be launched October 12, 2007 through November 26, 2007.
100% of the proceeds from the auctions, which are being sold using eBay, will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Headquarters and Mercy and Sharing foundation.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure: In 1982, Susan G. Komen for the Cure launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, they have invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill their promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.
About The Mercy and Sharing Foundation: MSF is currently focused on Haiti, an island nation of over 8 million population where almost 75% of the population is children. Haiti is universally acknowledged to be the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, as environmental degradation and overpopulation have combined to create hellish conditions. Haiti experiences unemployment of over 70% and the average wage of those lucky enough to find employment is the equivalent of approximately US $150.00 per year.
The charity auctions are being managed by The Chase Group, an auction management agency located in San Jose, California.