Fans can Veteran’s P experiences and items plus meet-and-greets with George Clooney, Jake Tapper, Ben Stiller, Wynonna Judd, Chelsea Handler, and John Oliver.
eBay for Charity and Homes For Our Troops (HFOT), launched their third joint charity auction in honor of Veteran’s Day to allow fans to bid on autographed items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences from top celebrities, while also helping raise crucial funds for charity. Today through November 17, fans can visit eBay.com/HFOT to bid on their favorite experiences from stars like George Clooney, Wynonna Judd, Ben Stiller, Mindy Kaling, and more, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting HFOT.
CNN Correspondent and longtime HFOT supporter, Jake Tapper, enlisted the help of friends, colleagues, and entertainment icons to create an extensive assortment of auction items to benefit HFOT’s mission to build and donate specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 veterans.
Fans can support by bidding on top luxury items, including George Clooney’s Omega Seamaster Gold & Steel Watch. An original Safiyaa dress worn by Mindy Kaling, tickets to Chelsea Handler: Life Will Be the Death of Me Tour and VIP meet-and-greet with Chelsea Handler, Grey’s Anatomy signed medical scrubs signed by the cast, Jon Bon Jovi’s autographed Fender guitar, photo op and VIP tickets to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, lunch for two with Colin Hanks and the cast of HBO’s Band of Brothers, and many more.
“I am honored and extremely excited to help contribute to our Vets through this incredible organization. From the moment that I introduced to HFOT, I knew I had to get involved,” says Band of Brothers star Colin Hanks. “Putting this lunch together seemed like a fun and appropriate way to help contribute and create something unique.
Notable VIP experiences include a walk-on role in Ben Stiller’s upcoming new series on Apple TV, behind-the-scenes set visit of Ozark Season 4 with Jason Bateman, tickets, set tour, and a Meet & Greet at AC 360 with Anderson Cooper, lunch with Bryan Cranston, two tickets to Sunday in the Park with George in London and a meet-and-greet with star Jake Gyllenhaal to name a few.
“We are proud to partner with Homes For Our Troops for the third year in a row for this important Veterans Day auction,” says Brenda Halkias, General Manager of eBay for Charity. “Last year’s auction raised almost $160,000, and this year is bringing even more exciting inventory and experiences from notable celebrity supporters that we know the eBay community will love.”