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  • eBay for Charity Charity Ribbon Success Stories - Local Nonprofits

  • Nonprofits large and small are using eBay for Charity to boost their profile while raising funds with eBay for Charity. Here are some of their stories:
Angel Acres Horse Haven
  • Angel Acres Horse Haven
    [Direct Selling, Local Nonprofit]
  • Jo Deibel has loved horses since she was a little girl. In March 2003 she decided to adopt a mare from a group that rescues healthy, young American horses who would otherwise be sold for slaughter for human consumption in Europe and Asia. The next year, she started her own horse rescue, assistance and adoption organization, Angel Acres Horse Haven, at her Pennsylvania farm. Read about Angel Acres' success with eBay for Charity.
Arena Stage
  • Arena Stage
    [Local Nonprofit, Annual Event]
  • For two years, Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.’s largest not-for-profit producing theater, traditionally held an offline auction in conjunction with its annual benefit. In 2005, Arena Stage decided to shake things up a bit and put their auction items on eBay in a separate, unique event. Find out how well the Arena Stage is doing with eBay for Charity.
Blind Center of Nevada
  • Blind Center of Nevada
    [Direct Selling, Local Nonprofit]
  • The Blind Center of Nevada has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars direct selling refurbished computer parts on eBay for Charity. Not only have they been able to support their organization with these funds, but they have also provided job training and meaningful employment opportunities to the visually impaired community. Read about Blind Center of Nevada's success with eBay for Charity.
Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties
  • Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties
    [Direct Selling, Local Nonprofit]
  • Goodwill’s philosophy and business model has been a continued success since opening its doors in 1902. And now, in addition to its traditional brick and mortar stores, the Goodwill model has grown to include internet outlets. Goodwill San Francisco joined eBay for Charity in 2003 as a means to diversify its available points of sale. Read about Goodwill's success with eBay for Charity.
Hazel Wolf High School
  • Hazel Wolf High School
    [School Fundraiser]
  • In 2004, after four years of holding live auctions, Hazel Wolf High School (HWHS) decided to move its annual auction online. The Seattle-based private school sold 200 items and made nearly $10,000 during their ten-day auction on eBay in April 2004. More about Hazel Wolf High School's success story.

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