Veterans Day charity event shows eBay bidders pay just $ 57 for call with Brain Stelter
A Veterans Day fundraiser has bidders vying for half-hour video calls with CNN presenters, cast and comedians as well as signed and novelty articles.
There are still seven days left for the Home For Our Troops fundraiser and 138 items to bid on, such as an Armani costume designed and worn by CNN presenter Wolf Blitzer, currently priced at $ 165.50.
On Sunday morning, a 30-minute Zoom call with CNN’s Anderson Cooper cost $ 630 while the same call with coworker Brian Stelter cost just $ 57.
Jake Tapper, who smartly decided to pair his call with actor Paul Rudd, is strongly leading his fellow CNN correspondents and presenters with his highest bid at $ 1,975.
The best-selling fundraising item to date is the Omega Speedmaster 50th Anniversary Silver Snoopy Watch by George Clooney for $ 13,100.
Another best-selling item is 2 tickets to a premiere of the upcoming Marvel movie, which already has 68 auctions, with a peak of $ 7,850.
The 5th Annual Veterans Day Celebrity Auction, which occurs on Veterans Day week, will help fund house building projects for injured veterans by allowing people to bid on a variety of d ‘articles and experiences
Half-hour call with CNN presenter Jake Tapper and actor Paul Rudd will cost almost $ 2,000 with seven days of fundraising
A 30-minute video call with CNN’s Anderson Cooper – along with an autographed book – costs $ 630 while a call with Brian Stelter costs just $ 57 Sunday morning.
Among the lower deals is a four-ticket VIP package for ABC’s The View, currently at $ 74.45 with 21 deals.
The 5th Annual Veterans Day Celebrity Auction, which occurs on Veterans Day week, will help fund house building projects for injured veterans.
The late Senator John McCain’s favorite navy hat is $ 1,000.
CNN personalities present a series of offers. Alisyn Camerota’s highest bid is $ 63, John Berman’s is $ 305, Kate Bolduan is $ 355, Ana Cabrera is $ 203.50, and Pamela Brown and Erin Burnett are both $ 255. .
The highest bid for the MSNBC Nicolle Wallace anchor is $ 305.00 and his colleague Willie Geist has made $ 202.50 so far.
Fox News host Dana Perino has a bid of $ 102.50 and ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos is $ 201 so far.
David Axelrod, former senior advisor to Barack Obama and CNN commentator, is offering a half-hour call currently at $ 300.
To attend a 2022 New York Mets or Philadelphia Phillies game with Bob Costas and Jake Tapper, bidders would have to pay the highest bid of $ 2,520.
Two 2 VIP tickets to the TODAY Show summer concert series – plus a meet and greet with Savannah Guthrie – cost $ 405 with seven days left in fundraising.
Comedians and actors are also involved in fundraising – far surpassing their newscast counterparts.
The highest grossing item for fundraising to date is George Clooney’s Omega Watch, which the actor signed. It is currently $ 13,100 on the highest bidder, but there are still seven days left for the price to rise.
Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling donates her original Lela Rose dress to the charity fundraiser. So far 40 bidders have secured the price at $ 260
Jason Sudeikis, who plays Ted Lasso on the hit show AppleTV +, offers a half-hour Zoom call, currently priced at $ 1,050.
Late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel has grossed $ 1,500 so far and comedian Jon Stewart is $ 365.
Sarah Silverman’s call costs $ 221.50
Comedian Stephen Colbert is offering two VIP tickets and a get-together for $ 2,016 starting Sunday morning with 40 bids.
Trevor Noah has made $ 510 so far for his offer of two tickets and a meet on his Back to Abnormal tour.
Some of the physical items for sale include an original Lela Rose dress worn by actress and comedian Mindy Kaling for $ 260.00 and a pair of Ron Burgundy signed jockey briefs by Will Ferrell for $ 165.50.
For a 2021 cast-signed ‘The Suicide Squad’ script, people will have to outbid the current offer of $ 1,160.
“The Walking Dead” actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan autographed his character’s barbed wire baseball bat, which costs up to $ 1,625, and Mark Hamill signed a Luke Skywalker “Star Wars” figure at the price of $ 810.
Parents could also bid for a personalized voice message from actor Josh Gad in his voice for Olaf from ‘Frozen’ if they bid $ 255.
A few authors are also offering the highest bidders to have their names written in their next novels – for $ 840 or $ 2,550 as of Sunday morning.