eBay and Natural Resources Defense Council Collaborate for Earth Month
By: eBay News Team
Proceeds to help preserve clean air & water, open spaces, public lands, and healthy communities.
In celebration of Earth Month this April, eBay for Charity has partnered with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a non-profit organization that is working to safeguard the earth, on a campaign with an incredible selection of inventory and experiences that will benefit our planet!
Starting April 16 at 8am Pacific until April 26, eBay shoppers and earth-lovers can visit eBay.com/EarthMonth to browse and support this vital campaign where 100% of the proceeds will benefit NRDC. These funds will go towards continuing to create solutions and enforce laws that preserve clean air and water, open spaces, public lands, and healthy communities.
“This NRDC collaboration squarely aligns with eBay’s focus on running a responsible business, which includes optimizing our operational footprint to support a more sustainable, low carbon economy,” said Brenda Halkias, General Manager of eBay for Charity. “Through our platform, customers are able to give renewed life to products every day. With eBay’s collaboration with NRDC, we’re inviting our customers to shop with purpose in support of Earth Month.”
Celebrities including Conan O’Brien, Pierce Brosnan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Questlove, Amber Valletta, Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Silverman, and more have donated experiences and items as part of this campaign in support of NRDC and Earth Month. Shoppers can bid on 4 tickets to the “Conan,” a signed Giclee from Pierce Brosnan, a signed Breakbeats Drum Set from Questlove, a signed handbag from Amber Valletta, a signed The Revenant posted from Leonardo DiCaprio, VIP tickets to the 2018 New York E-Prix with Formula E, as well as the opportunity to have Sarah Silverman leave a personalized voicemail on your phone.
As part of this collaboration, Rhea Suh, President of NRDC, is offering one lucky person the chance to win the opportunity of a lifetime to join her on a “Wild Montana Adventure.” By making a donation of $10, $25, $50 or $75 to NRDC on eBay, shoppers will be entered to win this incredible 3-day, all-expenses-paid Montana excursion. The sweepstakes winner and a lucky guest will spend an afternoon fly-fishing the world-famous Yellowstone River in Montana’s stunning Paradise Valley, hike in Montana’s stunning Gallatin Mountains, which are home to some of America’s beloved wildlife including wolves, grizzly bears, moose and elk, and finish the trip with private dinner with Rhea.
Additionally, eBay for Charity has partnered with fashionable pin brand, PINTRILL to create Earth Month pins from 100% recycled materials that will gifted to shoppers who participate in the sweepstakes.*
*While supplies last.