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