GLIDE and eBay Present the 20th Annual Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, May 26 – May 31

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarrenBuffett?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#WarrenBuffettlt;/agt;–GLIDE is pleased to announce the annual eBay
for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett
, which will
begin at 7:30 pm PDT on Sunday, May 26 and end at 7:30 pm PDT on Friday,
May 31, 2019. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the
legendary auction, which to date has provided nearly $30 million to
support GLIDE’s
comprehensive suite of social services that help San Francisco’s most
vulnerable residents overcome hunger, poverty, homelessness and health
challenges as well as social isolation and marginalization.


“It makes a difference, and it translates into human beings finding that
there is hope in life and that something better is there,” Mr. Buffett
said recently about the money raised for GLIDE over the past 20
years.

The annual Power Lunch with Warren Buffett is made possible
through the support of eBay
for Charity
. The winning bidder and up to seven friends will have
the opportunity to dine with Mr. Buffett at Smith & Wollensky
in New York City.

Over the past 19 years, the winning bids have ranged from $25,000 (prior
to eBay’s involvement) to the highest bid of $3,456,789. Last year’s
winning bid was $3,300,100. Bidding starts at $25,000 and all bidders
must be pre-qualified prior. To pre-qualify, visit: eBay.com/GLIDE.

“For two decades, this incredible generosity by Warren Buffett has
allowed us to deliver services consistently and unconditionally to our
neighbors who are in most need,” said GLIDE
President and CEO Karen Hanrahan
.

“I’m so grateful for Warren’s continued partnership,” said GLIDE’s
Co-Founder Reverend Cecil Williams. “Our longtime friendship is
grounded in a shared dedication to helping others and providing
unconditional support.”

“I’m proud that we’ve played a part in supporting GLIDE, especially as
we reflect on this milestone,” said eBay’s President and CEO
Devin Wenig
. “It’s an organization that has lifted up the most
vulnerable among us and aligns with our values.”

For more information, please contact GLIDE at (415) 674-6060, Buffett@GLIDE.org
or visit eBay.com/GLIDE.

Contacts

Denise Lamott, for GLIDE
(415) 381-8793; Denise@DeniseLamottPR.com

Michelle Del Rio, for eBay
(669) 216-6290; midelrio@ebay.com