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  • 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.
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.
The Gifted Learning Project
  • The Gifted Learning Project
    [Direct Selling]
  • The Gifted Learning Project is a grassroots, volunteer-run nonprofit organization devoted to providing help and hope to people with special needs, as well as to their family and friends, through creating and producing educational books, music and videos. Read The Gifted Learning Project's success story.
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.
Pug Rescue of North Carolina, Inc
  • Pug Rescue of North Carolina
    [National Nonprofit, Community Selling, Direct Selling]
  • The Pug Rescue of North Carolina is using eBay for Charity to tap into a new source of unrestricted funding that supports their work of placing unwanted and injured pugs into forever homes. Currently, their eBay sales make up a quarter of their overall fundraising. Read Pug Rescue of North Carolina's success story.
Quilts for Kids
  • Quilts for Kids
    [National Nonprofit, Direct Selling]
  • In 2000, Linda Arye, an interior designer, went into a fabric store and saw a heap of bags filled with discontinued fabric that was destined for the landfill. Thinking the fabric could somehow be put to good use, she asked the store owner if she could take the bags home with her. Read more about how eBay for Charity helped Quilt for Kids.
Sports 4 All Foundation
  • Sports 4 All Foundation
    [Direct Selling]
  • Sports 4 All Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit whose Mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities by providing funding, equipment and programming to enable their full participation in sports and recreation activities. Learn more about Sports 4 All Foundation's success.
United States Fund for UNICEF
  • United States Fund for UNICEF
    [Community Selling, Direct Selling]
  • The United States Fund for UNICEF has experienced exciting success by encouraging donors to use eBay for Charity as a way to give back to the organization without opening a checkbook. Read more about UNICEF's success.
University of Missouri
  • The University of Missouri
    [Direct Selling, School Fundraiser]
  • The University of Missouri first turned to eBay as an eco-friendly way to recycle the school's excess supplies, furniture, and electronic equipment, while also raising much-needed funds. But what started out as simple monthly eBay auctions of select "sellable" items quickly took on a life of its own when they discovered eBay for Charity. Read the University of Missouri's success story.

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