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Charity Auction for Haiti Relief

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This auction benefits CHF International and Operation USA for their Haiti Relief efforts.

About CHF International’s Efforts in Haiti:

CHF International responded to the earthquake immediately. We have a team of around 170 staff in Haiti, including many infrastructure and construction experts, who have been undertaking one of the largest USAID funded infrastructure rehabilitation and job creation programs in Haiti since 2006, and who have been responsible for repairing vital infrastructure  damaged in the 2008 tropical storm season.

CHF is assisting relief efforts in the immediate aftermath, and then we will focus on the needs of the people as they transition from basic survival to recovery. This includes some of CHF’s areas of greatest expertise such as building ‘transitional shelters’; temporary homes that meet international standards where a family can live during the recovery period; helping to generate livelihoods, by employing people in the clean up of their community; and aiding reconstruction efforts by creating earthquake resistant buildings.

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About Operation USA:

Operation USA helps communities alleviate the effects of disasters, disease and endemic poverty throughout the world by providing privately-funded relief, reconstruction and development aid. We provide material and financial assistance to grassroots organizations that promote sustainable development, leadership and capacity building, income generating activities, provide education and health services, and advocate on behalf of vulnerable people.

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This auction will start on Friday Feb 5, 2010 and runs until midnight of Tuesday Feb 9, 2010 , so you can only bid on items between those times!

This should give you plenty of time to browse and bid.

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Below you can find a list of all the auction items. These items have been generously donated by the respective restaurants/coffeehouses/chefs/vendors.  All proceeds from this auction will benefit the two charities above.

Just click on the image to go to that item’s page and happy bidding!

$75 to Sunday Tapas at Ciudad

$100 Gift Card to Fleming's

$50 Gift Card to Rush Street

$100 Gift Certificate to Pizzeria Ortica

A Tasting for Two at Bond St. Beverly Hills

$100 Gift Certificate to Fraiche (Restrictions Apply)

Home Brewing Kit from Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

Autographed Copy of CRAVE by Ludo Lefebvre

$50 Gift Certificate to Allston Yacht Club (#1)

$50 Gift Certificate to Allston Yacht Club (#2)

$50 Gift Certificate to Rivera

$100 Gift Certificate to Jian BBQ

Specialty Grocery Gift Package from iHerb

A Box of Chocolates from Petrossian

2 Dozen Cookies from Platine Cookies

A Bottle of French Pinot D'Alsace

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Written by bidandeat

February 16, 2010 at 10:30 am

Posted in Main Page