Legendary philanthropist and investor, Warren Buffett, intends to host his only charity power lunch to benefit one of the biggest and most respected charities in the US, San Francisco’s GLIDE. They are currently celebrating their 50 year anniversary, where they help the neediest residents in the city. This eBay auction for a power lunch with Warren Buffett is now in its 14th year. The opening bid begins on June 2 at 7:30 PM PDT and closes and June 7 at 7:30 PM PDT. The winning bid last year – $3,456,789 – set a world record as the highest selling auction on eBay.
This year’s bidding will start at $25,000. Each bidder has to be prequalified before they can actually place their first bid. If you’d like to prequalify to bid for the power lunch, please visit GlideLunchWithWarrenBuffett.com. The individual that wins the bid is allowed to invite up to seven friends to have lunch with Warren Buffett at Smith & Wollensky, “the quintessential New York steakhouse.”
If you’d like more information about the auction, please visit the website GlideLunchWithWarrenBuffett.com, or you can call 415-674-6001. If you would rather contact them by email, you can do so at Buffett@glide.org.
“As we mark 50 years in San Francisco, GLIDE is incredibly grateful to the long-term support we’ve received from Warren Buffett,” said GLIDE’s Founder and Minister of Liberation Reverend Cecil Williams. “Thanks to his vision, our ongoing partnership with eBay for 11 years, and the generosity of the winning bidders, we’ve been able to provide unconditional support to our neediest neighbors and help people regain control of their lives.”
“There’s all kinds of people that need that kind of help, and I don’t think anybody is better at providing it than GLIDE,” said Warren Buffett.