Coldplay, Eminem, Maroon 5, Wilco, Bon Iver, Robyn, Dave Matthews Band Tornado Relief
On May 22, Joplin, Missouri was hit by a tornado that would later come to be known as the deadliest in American history. While images of the devastation are burned into our consciousness, the city has focused their energy on rebuilding their community and their lives.
Today, the public can do their part to support Joplin by visiting the Joplin Tornado Relief eBay Charity Auction at www.ebay.com/givingengine.
The first round of the auction, powered by premiere auction management company Giving Engine, is currently up and will take place through Monday, June 20th. Notable items on the digital auction block include:
Meet and greet with Maroon 5 and four tickets to any show (except NY or LA) on their US tour
A visit to the set of NBC's hit show The Office
2 VIP tickets to the set of Fox NFL Sunday for an afternoon of football with Terry Bradshaw, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long and the gang
Friday Night Lights package including the Dillon Panthers letter jacket worn on the show by Matt Saracen (Zach Gilford)
2 Tickets to the season finale taping of NBC's The Voice
2 VIP tickets to any taping of Chelsea Lately and two guest gift bags
3 day pass to Dave Matthews Band Caravan in Atlantic City
2 tickets to any Major Lazer show in North America, meet and greet and a one-a-kind drawing of you and the Major Lazer cast of characters (in round two)
Signed DJ Hero turntable by Eminem
And even more one-of-a-kind items and experiences from Tim McGraw, Bon Iver, Lonely Island, MLB, the Los Angeles Lakers, OneRepublic, EA Games, the NFL, Jack Johnson, Robyn, and many many more!
"Like so many people, I was stunned by the footage I saw," says Childs. "It broke my heart to see the familiar places of my childhood left in ruins, but I knew just sitting around being sad wasn't going to help anyone. I'm incredibly thankful to have a support system in Los Angeles that can help me give back to a place that gave so much to me. Friends and colleagues like Kevin Weaver, Caitlin Youngs, Sarah Smith and Malia Hall played a major role in helping to secure incredible experiences and items for everyone to bid on. Without people like them, this auction would not have been possible. Now go bid on something!"