New Celebrity Auction to Benefit Hurricane Sandy

John Cena Participates Hurricane Sandy Auction

John Cena is one of the Superstars for Hurricane Sandy Relief participants - Photo Courtesy of WWE

Bidding is now open on Superstars for Sandy Relief items that include “once-in-a-lifetime experiences” with WWE superstars John Cena and Triple H, Sting, Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen, Tony Hawk, Coldplay/Chris Martin, Carl Edwards, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Mark Cuban, Carrie Underwood, and Adrian Grenier. All of the funds raised will go to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New Jersey and New York.
 
The auction, which is a joint effort of WWE, NY City Mayor Michael R Bloomberg, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, is currently underway at Charitybuzz.com/WWE and runs through April 9, 2013 at 6pm ET.
 
In addition to the online auction, Sean Diddy Combs is set to co-host a Superstars for Sandy Relief party on April 4th at Cipriani Wall Street, with sportscaster Joe Buck leading a live auction.
 
“We are extremely grateful for WWE’s support of the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund,” stated Governor Chris Christie. “The funds will help thousands of families and businesses in our local community as we continue to rebuild, restore and recover from the worst storm to hit New Jersey in over a century.”
 
“Superstars for Sandy Relief, and the subsequent funds raised, will make a huge difference in the lives of thousands of New Yorkers still recovering from Hurricane Sandy,” added Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. “On behalf of the city of New York, we thank WWE for its overwhelming generosity.”
 
“The devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy continue to present challenges here at home,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman and CEO. “We are proud to partner with Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Christie on Superstars for Sandy Relief, a global auction that will provide significant financial support for relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.
 
Highlights from the online auction:
 
· John Cena – Attend a NASCAR race with WWE Superstar John Cena
· New Jersey Governor Chris Christie – Time Magazine’s Governor Christie
“The Boss” cover – enlarged to 11×14, autographed and personalized to winning bidder
· Sting – Meet Sting and attend his “Back To Bass” Concert at Mohegan Sun on June 22, 2013
· Charlie Sheen – Have lunch with Charlie on the set of FX’s Anger Management, be an extra on the show and take home a signed copy of the script
· Carrie Underwood – Meet Carrie Underwood with 4 Tickets to Her Blown Away Tour
· Michael J. Fox – Meet Michael J. Fox on the set of his NBC comedy series The Henry’s
· Mark Cuban – Win a chance to pitch a business idea to entrepreneur, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban in Dallas
· Miranda Lambert – Two tickets and meet & greet to any of her upcoming tour dates
· Carl Edwards – Meet NASCAR driver Carl Edwards with 2 pit passes, 2 race tickets and a garage tour for the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 9
· MetLife Stadium VIP packages with Kenny Chesney, Monster Jam ® Monster Trucks and Penn State vs. Syracuse College Football
· New York Jets and New York Football Giants VIP Packages, including tickets, tours and access to private events
· Hang out with FOX Sports NFL play-by-play commentators Joe Buck and Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman before the NFL game of your choice
· Coldplay/Chris Martin – Collect a one-of-a-kind guitar modified specifically for and used by Chris Martin during Coldplay’s MX 2012 Tour
 
Source: WWE

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