Charitybuzz backed by Gary Player

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Charitybuzz, the world’s leading luxury charity auction site, has announced its second annual ‘12 Days of Giving’ holiday auction. Charitybuzz has teamed up with 12 of the most iconic brands and celebrities to assemble a selection of extraordinary experiences, showcasing the power of doing good and living well during the holidays. Each package will benefit one of 12 “remarkable nonprofits changing the world”.

These specially selected gifts that give back will be revealed from November 7 through November 18 at Each day, a new experience will hit the auction block, counting down to the launch of Charitybuzz’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guides.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, LeBron James, Amy Adams, Harvey Weinstein, Carmelo Anthony, Neil Patrick Harris and Gary Player have each donated an experience to support their favorite cause. Bidding on all the exclusive experiences will be open through Cyber Monday, December 2.

On Day 7, November 13, legendary golfer Gary Player will offer a $50,000 once-in-a-lifetime, all-inclusive golfing experience. One winning bidder and their lucky guest will tee off with the Black Knight himself at Wentworth in Surrey, England at the prestigious Gary Player Invitational charity golf tournament.

Euope’s leading pro-celebrity golf event, the Invitational will be held in July 2014 following the Open Championship. The package for two includes two spots playing in the Pro-Am with Player, luxury accommodations, all-access tickets to private events, luxury gift bags and much more.

“I assure that our Gary Player Invitational event will provide a day to remember for whoever joins us at Wentworth,” said Player. “Our charity series is so important to me, and this is truly one of the best days of my year. I am very much looking forward to sharing a round of golf with the winners.

“I am honoured to continue helping the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and delighted that the money we raise can do so much good for young people around the world.”

Charitybuzz auction packages

All 12 once-in-lifetime packages include:

DAY 1 The Ultimate 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Experience with Robert De Niro

Value: $30,0000. Charity: Tribeca Film Institute

DAY 2 A Round of Golf and Lunch with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Value: $100,000. Charity: The Humane Society of the United States

DAY 3 A LeBron James Audemars Piguet Watch with Engraved Signature, Dinner with Manager Maverick Carter and VIP Heat Tickets

Value: $80,000. Charity: The LeBron James Foundation

DAY 4 Escape to the World’s #1 Resort Parrot Cay

Value: $60,000. Charity: Parsons The New School for Design

DAY 5 Be a Star at The 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards with Platinum Tickets and VIP Access

Value: $50,0000. Charity: The GRAMMY Foundation

DAY 6 Experience the Best of Broadway Backstage with Neil Patrick Harris

Value: $30,0000. Charity: The Actors Fund

DAY 7 Tee Off in the UK with Golf Legend Gary Player

Value: $50,000. Charity: Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

DAY 8 Meet Amy Adams at the Premiere and After-Party of David O’Russell’s American Hustle

Value: $25,000. Charity: Dominic M. Aguilar Special Needs Trust

DAY 9 Pitch your idea to Harvey Weinstein, Plus Attend The Weinstein Company’s Oscar and Golden Globes Parties as a VIP

Value: $50,000. Charity: The Rose Home

DAY 10 The Ultimate NY Knicks Experience with Carmelo Anthony

Value: $25,000. Charity: Carmelo Anthony Foundation

DAY 11 An Exquisite, One-of-a-Kind 13.85 Carat Yellow Diamond Ring by R&R Jewelers

Value: $375,000. Charity: Art of Horology

DAY 12 Lunch with Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick in New York

Value: $25,000. Charity: The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights


Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through online auctions with the world’s most recognizable celebrities and brands. Featuring access to acclaimed cultural icons like President Clinton, Paul McCartney, George Clooney, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, LeBron James, Anna Wintour, Tim Cook, Elon Musk and more, Charitybuzz brings its online community of bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams and make a difference.

Since launching, Charitybuzz has raised almost $100 million for charity.

To learn more, visit, like on Facebook at or follow on Twitter @Charitybuzz

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