SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2009 — It’s a tough economy – all the more reason to have lunch with one of the most successful investors of all time – Warren Buffett. The Annual Warren Buffett Lunch Charity Auction listed on eBay, benefits San Francisco’s Glide Foundation. Bidding runs June 21st at 7:00 p.m. PDT, through June 26 at 7:00 p.m. PDT.
June 2, 2009, Third Sector — The value of charity donations given through online auction website eBay has tripled in the past year, new figures show.
I have been tweeting on Twitter (my call sign is addedvalueth) for the last two weeks, wondering why a grown-up would share mundane parts of his personal life ("heading to sleep") with complete strangers on the other end of a computer or handheld. And why anyone would want to read aforementioned drivel.
Americans and nonprofit organizations are currently facing increasingly tough economic times. In light of these circumstances, The Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding life-saving cardiac care for individuals with no health insurance, has announced that it is changing the way it does business in 2009.