eBay Powers Austin City Limits Charity Auction
By: eBay Inc. Editors
eBay Giving Works recently partnered with the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival to support 11 ACL philanthropic organizations through a charity auction. The event, which ran from October 4 to 14, raised over $10,000, which will be evenly split between beneficiaries Austin Music People, Anthropos Arts, HAAM (Health Alliance for Austin Musicians), HeadCount, KLRU, Love Hope Strength, OxFam America,Rock the Vote, Shared Earth, The SIMS Foundation and The Nature Conservancy. The most popular auction item ended up being a pair of meet & greets with rock band The Cure ($3,800), while a Fender Caronita Telecaster Guitar signed by Kings of Leon went for $1,005. Attendees were also able to scan a QR code to view and bid on auction items and experiences on eBay.
Check out some photographs from the event below: