Spring Cleaning Season is Here, as Celebs and eBay for Charity Benefit Nonprofits

By: Sebastian Rupley, eBay News Team

eBay for Charity has partnered with stars who are selling for good, and you can help them help others.

It’s closet cleaning time. Some of the nation’s biggest stars including Alicia Keys, Kobe Bryant, Sophia Bush, Big Sean, Victor Cruz, Iskra Lawrence and Yesjulz have united to spring clean their closet for good on eBay for Charity.

eBay for Charity’s celebrity-studded spring cleaning auction is now live until 7pm EST on Thursday, April 20 at eBay.com/celebritycloset, and 100 percent of the proceeds raised will go to each star’s favorite nonprofit.

Below are just a few of the hottest items being auctioned off:

  • Grammy-award winning artist, Alicia Keys is auctioning off 43 items including a custom-made Givenchy gown she wore to the 2011 KCA Black Ball in London. Proceeds will benefit Keep a Child Alive.
  • American actress and “One Tree Hill” star, Sophia Bush is auctioning off 25 designer items from luxury brands including Chanel and Balenciaga for Chicago Public Schools.
  • American football player, Victor Cruz and basketball player, Kobe Bryant are auctioning off various sweatshirts, sneakers and beloved jackets for their respective nonprofits, Victor Cruz Foundation and the Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation.
  • American rapper Big Sean is auctioning off nine items including personal sweatshirts, jeans and pullovers for the Sean Anderson Foundation.

 Is something you will treasure up for auction? Browse now, and hopefully you can help make a difference for a great cause.

And, don’t forget that each seller can sell for charity. In our mobile app, sellers can select a “Sell for Charity” and can easily select the nonprofit they’d like their proceeds (between 10 – 100%) to go to (see below):

About eBay for Charity:

eBay for Charity is a platform that enables members of the eBay community to donate to causes in the U.S. and abroad. Sellers can donate anywhere between 10-100 percent of the proceeds and buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. To date, more than $725 million dollars have been raised on eBay for Charity.