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A Bid to Save the Earth

A Bid to Save the Earth

christies_green_auction.jpgChristie’s International announced today that they will be holding a Green Auction, called “A Bid to Save the Earth” on April 22, 2010, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Proceeds from the sale will be divided among four leading not-for-profit environmental organizations: Conservation International, Oceana, Natural Resources Defense Council and the Central Park Conservancy.

The Evening Sale will be a star-studded event with top celebrities serving on the Green Auction Host Committee including Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, and Matt Lauer, among many others. The live auction will include major works from designers and artists including Keith Tyson, Maya Lin, and Olafur Eliasson. Other lots will include coveted celebrity experiences with Hugh Jackman, Christina Aguilera and Candice Bergen, upscale eco-vacations and exquisite jewelry, with additional luxury items secured daily.

Green is Universal is proud to be the official media sponsor of the event. As the auction will be taking place during our 3rd annual Earth Week, you will be seeing more information as the event draws closer on NBC Universal’s family of networks, here at and of course, at


Silent Auction

christies_green_auction.jpgChristie’s Green Auction’s companion silent auction, powered by Charitybuzz, begins this Thursday, April 8th.

Get your wallets out because proceeds from the silent auction will be going to Oceana, NRDC, Central Park Conservancy and Conservation International.

Some featured lots we like?

Lot #20072: Meet the Cast and Visit the Set of Friday Night Lights!

Lot #200051: You and 3 Friends Can Enjoy a VIP Behind-the-Scenes Tour of “The Today Show”

Happy Bidding!



A Bid to Save the Earth: NBCU Celeb Highlights

April 22, 2010 marked not only the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, but the inaugural Christie’s Green Auction: A Bid to Save the Earth. NBC Universal was proud to have been the official media partner of this event.

The live auction event was a huge success, raising over $1.3 million for the four leading conservation partners: NRDC, Oceana, Conservation International and The Central Park Conservancy.

Lots of eco-conscious stars showed up to support the auction. Among them were some of NBC Universal’s top talent and executives. Take a look!

Brian Williams 

Photo Credit: Adriel Reboh – Patrick



A Bid to Save the Earth Video

Check out this awesome new video for Christie’s Green Auction: A Bid to Save the Earth.

MAKE A BID TO SAVE THE EARTH from A Bid to Save the Earth on Vimeo.

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