March Charity Auction Recap

Posted by Amoebite, March 5, 2012 02:42pm | Post a Comment
Doug Benson at Amoeba AuctionOn Saturday, March 3rd we held our monthly charity auction, which was hosted by funnyman Doug Benson! His droll and dry wit propelled us to raise almost $1,500 for the LA Regional Food Bank! The auction was also part of our week-long food drive to benefit the LA Food Bank. 

Highlights from the auction:

Trader Joe's gift card and Family Guy lunchbox - $55

Guns N' Roses tickets which spurred a FURIOUS bidding war (thank you Goldenvoice!) - $120.00

Stevie Nicks clock signed by the Queen herself - $45

R. Crumb Robert Johnson T-shirt with limited edition trading cards - $26

David Bowie T-shirt and Station to Station CD w/tour book - (1989!) - $39.00

Limited edition Record Store Day 45s with a 2011 RSD T-shirt and...surprises - $26

Doug Benson movie picks package (Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, Attack the Block, Die Hard, The Dark Knight) - $40

gift certificate - $45

VIP Amoeba in-store pass (2) - $40 each

Crazy collection of buttons and a Jimi Hendrix coaster and...guitar picks - $10

Azma T-shirt - $6

Doors DVD (signed) - $17

Gram Parsons CD with T-shirt - $10

Doctor Who
signed toy - $50

Lana Del Rey 7" (signed) and Born To Die wristband - $10

Super DVD (signed by cast) - $49

Doctor Who
Blu-ray (signed by cast) - $60

Snuff Box DVD - $15

Better Than Something - Jay Reatard screening passes - $20

The auction was VERY SUCCESSFUL and we raised $742 which was doubled with our matching and came to $1,484 for the LA Food Bank!! Thanks to everyone who came out for the auction and to all the organizations that donated items for it!

Doug Benson at Amoeba Auction

Doug Benson at Amoeba Auction

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