In an inspiring fusion of celebrity glamour and heartfelt philanthropy, a remarkable auction on eBay offers fans a treasure trove of unique experiences, all while supporting the valiant servicemen and women of our nation. This event isn’t just a gathering of memorabilia; it’s a beacon of hope for Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization committed to building and donating custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans.
The Auction: A Star-Studded Affair
Hosted on eBay, this celebrity auction is a testament to the power of collective action. With a plethora of items and experiences up for bid, from intimate Zoom calls with Hollywood icons to autographed pieces of pop culture history, eBay’s platform ensures that anyone with internet access can contribute to this noble cause.
Featured Auction Items
Meet & Greets and Zoom Calls
Fancy a chat with Alyssa Milano or a lunch date with Erin Brockovich? These are just a few of the personal interactions awaiting bidders. For those seeking adventure, imagine soaring through the skies on a helicopter ride with General Richard A. Cody.
Premieres and VIP Experiences
Movie enthusiasts can secure tickets to star-studded premieres like “Dune: Part Two,” while television fans might snag a behind-the-scenes look at “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”
From sports to the silver screen, the auction boasts signed items that cater to a wide range of interests and passions.
Bid to have your name immortalized in a novel or own a piece of custom art. The possibilities are as limitless as the generosity of those involved.
Supporting Veterans Through Charity
The proceeds from this auction directly support the mission of Homes For Our Troops, enabling the construction of homes tailored to the unique needs of injured Veterans, empowering them towards more independent and comfortable lives.
The Power of Celebrity Influence
Celebrities have the unique ability to shine a spotlight on causes that matter. This auction is a prime example of how their influence can extend beyond entertainment, encouraging fans and communities to rally for a greater good.
How to Participate
To join in the support and possibly win a once-in-a-lifetime experience, follow these steps:
- Visit eBay’s auction page dedicated to Homes For Our Troops.
- Register for an eBay account if you don’t already have one.
- Browse through the list of items and experiences available.
- Place your bid on the items of your choice.
- Keep an eye on your bids. If you’re outbid, you can always increase your offer.
- If you win, you’ll be contributing to a noble cause while enjoying a unique celebrity experience.
If bidding isn’t for you, consider making a direct donation to Homes For Our Troops via their website at hfotusa.org. Every bit helps in supporting the construction of homes for veterans.
Below is a table of the current auction items with their prices as of November 8th:
|Auction Item||Current Price|
|“Jimmy Kimmel Live” Experience: Set Visit, Meet and Greet with Jimmy, 2 Tickets||$2,016.00|
|“Paths of Glory” Lithograph by Charles M. Schulz||$315.00|
|1 Hour Zoom Call with Author Tracy Brody + Writing or Publishing Advice||$56.55|
|1/2 Hour Zoom Call with This Old House Stars Kevin O’Connor and Tom Silva||$152.50|
|Autographed NBA Official Game Basketball Signed by NBA on TNT Talent||$510.00|
|Autographed Philadelphia Eagles Helmet Signed by Defensive Tackle Jaylen Carter||$355.00|
|Tennessee Titans Running Back Derrick Henry Signed Photograph||$150.00|
|2024 Indy500 VIP Ticket Package for 2 + Hotel||$1,205.00|
|Autographed Sanjay Gupta Book Set||$57.00|
|Black Panther Art Concept Print by Phillip Boutte Jr. from Julia Louis-Dreyfus||$120.50|
|Brad Meltzer & Christopher Eliopoulos Will Draw Your Children into Book Series||$730.00|
|Breakfast -or- Lunch for Two with Chuck Todd in D.C.||$529.00|
|Custom Full-On Watercolor Portrait of Family/Children by Christopher Eliopoulos||$1,525.00|
|Dinner for 2 in D.C. or Philadelphia with Chef Robert Irvine||$420.00|
|Dinner for 2 with Lou Diamond Phillips at Tribeca Grill in NYC||$435.00|
|Dinner for Two with John Allen and Jake Tapper at The Cosmos Club in D.C.||$610.00|
|Dopesick Episode 101 Script Signed by Danny Strong||$112.50|
|George Clooney’s Omega Seamaster Professional 300 M Chronometer Watch||$11,400.00|
|Gillian Flynn Will Write Your Name into a Future Novel||$510.00|
|Heritage Village Collection Skate Shop Autographed by Dorothy Hamill||$35.00|
|Jon Bon Jovi Autographed Guitar||$1,025.00|
|Jose Ramirez Autographed Guardians Jersey + SWAG||$405.00|
|Lost: The Final Season Poster Signed by Cast + Signed Season 1-5 Trading Cards||$510.00|
|Lunch for 2 in D.C. with Jonah Goldberg||$2,175.00|
|Lunch for 2 in DC with Dana Bash||$810.00|
|Lunch for 2 in Manhattan with Garry Trudeau and Jane Pauley||$500.00|
|Lunch for Two in LA with Erin Brockovich||$305.00|
|Lunch for Two with Henry Winkler in LA + 3 Autographed Children’s Books||$910.00|
|Lunch for Two with Paul Rudd and Jake Tapper in Manhattan, NY||$5,300.00|
|Lunch in LA with Kevin Pollak||$157.50|
|Meet and Greet with Anderson Cooper + Autographed Books||$1,035.00|
|Michael Connelly Will Write Your Name into His Next Novel||$1,750.00|
|NFL Football Signed by Indianapolis Colts Team||$405.00|
|Night Out for 2 in NYC Experience – Broadway Show + Dinner at 5-Star Restaurant||$760.00|
|Original SIMKHAI Dress Worn by Mindy Kaling||$320.00|
|Personalized Video Message from Angela Kinsey & Jenna Fischer from THE OFFICE||$530.01|
|Personalized Video Message from Chris Evans Plus Autographed Shield and Poster||$1,035.00|
|Personalized Video Message from Ellen DeGeneres||$243.50|
|Personalized Voice Message from Josh Gad, as Olaf from Disney’s Frozen||$510.00|
|Private 45-Minute Helicopter ride for 3 with General Richard A. Cody, USA, Ret.||$255.00|
|RARE Autographed Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker STAR WARS figurine||$270.00|
|RARE Autographed Ryan Reynolds DEADPOOL Figurine||$405.00|
|San Francisco 49ers VIP Club Ticket Package for 10||$1,525.00|
|Set Visit to SEVERANCE and M&G w/ Ben Stiller||$3,250.00|
|Signed Watercolor 4 x 6 Ted Lasso Character Drawing by Christopher Eliopoulos||$130.50|
|Signed Watercolor 5 x 7 Ted Lasso Character Drawing by Christopher Eliopoulos||$305.00|
|Signed Watercolor 5 x 7 Ted Lasso Character Drawing by Christopher Eliopoulos 2||$380.00|
|Signed Watercolor 9 x 12 Ted Lasso Character Drawing by Christopher Eliopoulos 2||$255.00|
|Signed Watercolor 9 x 12 Ted Lasso Character Drawing by Christopher Eliopoulos 3||$305.00|
|Tennessee Titans Running Back Derrick Henry Signed Photograph||$150.00|
|Tracy Brody Will Write Your Name into a Future Novel + Autographed Copy||$172.50|
|Two Tickets & Meet and Greet to Real Time with Bill Maher||$1,125.00|
|Two Tickets to Adam Sandler’s The I Missed You Tour + Photo Op M&G||$614.00|
|Two Tickets to Washington Commanders Home Game + Pre-Game Sideline Passes + Park||$182.51|
|Two VIP Tickets to The Jennifer Hudson Show + Photo Op M&G||$232.50|
|Wynonna Judd Autographed Fender Guitar||$910.00|
|Zoom Call with “Weird Al” Yankovic||$3,150.00|
|Zoom Call with Adam Scott, Nick Offerman, and Michael Schur||$750.00|
|Zoom Call with Aisling Bea||$102.50|
|Zoom Call with Bryan Cranston||$1,025.00|
|Zoom Call with Conan O’Brien||$1,025.00|
|Zoom Call with Jon Stewart||$1,025.00|
|Zoom Call with Kevin O’Leary aka Mr. Wonderful||$400.00|
|Zoom call with Megyn Kelly||$355.00|
|Zoom Cocktail Hour with Guy Benson and Mary Katharine Ham||$51.00|
Get It While You Can!
This celebrity auction transcends the typical fanfare of fame, transforming autographs and meet & greets into tools for change. It’s a celebration of generosity, a call to action, and a reminder of the enduring spirit of support for our nation’s heroes. As the auction progresses, it’s not just about the excitement of winning; it’s about the collective effort to honor and assist those who’ve served our country with valor.