UNICEF Philippines, in partnership with Ayala Malls, Ebay.ph and Cibo, will launch its first fundraising online auction entitled “Auction for Action” on www.ebay.ph/unicef on May 25, 2011. This online acuction will enefit children’s programs in the Philippines and worldwide.
The works of renowned artists in art, design, furniture, fashion, jewelry and photography will be auctioned, together with exciting experiential packages, which include dinner by Chef Tonyboy Escalante of Antonio’s and dugout experience with the Philippine Football Team or Azkals on July 3 at the World Cup qualifier in Manila.
According to UNICEF Country Representative Vanessa Tobin, “This is a first for UNICEF Philippines. Our partnership with acclaimed artists via online auction helps us engage the public in a new and interesting way. As well as raising important funds for our work, we will be able to raise awareness of important issues affecting children in the most disadvantaged communities of the Philippines and worldwide.”