Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through incredible online auctions with celebrities and luxury brands, giving bidders exclusive opportunities to “do GOOD and live WELL.” And if you are already fantasizing about winter getaways and tearing up fresh powder, then the luxe charity auction site has something to add to your ultimate dream ski trip – one-on-ones with Olympic Gold Medalists Lindsey Vonn and Hannah Kearney in two of the nation’s top ski destinations. The two Olympic powerhouses are auctioning off incredible ski packages for winter 2012. And the best part is that the funds they raise will go to charity.
2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah Kearney has teamed up with Bloomingdales for its “Bid for a Dream” Holiday Auction to benefit the Child Mind Institute. This ski-enthusiast fantasy package includes: Fly first-class to Salt Lake City, Utah and stay in the stunning mountain town of Deer Valley for a five-star, ski-in/ski-out retreat at the Stein Eriksen Lodge. Spend two hours on the slopes with gold medalist Hannah Kearney. Look the part with two official Team USA 2012 Olympic fashions designed by Ralph Lauren. While you’re in town, see the World Cup Finals on Saturday, February 4 like a VIP!
Bidding on the package, valued at $15,000, is open now through December 12th at www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/287703. The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere.
Lindsey Vonn, the only American woman to capture the downhill gold at the Olympics, is hitting the auction block to support the Tory Burch Foundation. She’s offering a ski adventure that includes 2 Epic Passes for Vail Resorts, plus an apres-ski with her after the winner’s day on the slopes! The winning bidder and guest will have unlimited and unrestricted access to the best mountains in Colorado – Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin, PLUS the best in Tahoe – Heavenly and Northstar, for the entire 2011-2012 season. Ski as much as you want, whenever you want at 7 world-class mountains!
Bidding on the experience, valued at $10,000 is open now through December 7th, at www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/287902. The Tory Burch Foundation empowers women entrepreneurs through microfinance and mentoring, enabling them to start and grow their own businesses.