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eBay was founded in September 1995, and is the leading online marketplace for the sale of goods and services by a diverse community of individuals and businesses. Today, the eBay community includes 29.7 million registered users.

ebay's MISSION is:

To help practically anyone trade practically anything on earth.



Emergency Relief Efforts

eBay decided to help relief efforts the best way they knew how.

Hold an auction.

eBay created Auction for America - a unique effort for everyone to provide help for those who need it most. Their goal is to raise $100 million in 100 days. Every dollar raised will be directed to victims and communities affected by the September 11th tragedy through charities such as:

NBC's Jay Leno helped the Auction for America by donating a celebrity-signed motorcycle that was auctioned off for $360,200 to benefit the Twin Towers Fund after the September 11th terrorist attacks.

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Jay Leno on the motorcycle he donated to eBay's Auction for America
Jay Leno on the motorcycle he donated to eBay's Auction for America



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