eBay has introduced a new charity initiative, Bid for Better, with one-of-a-kind memorabilia and experiences to raise funds for organsiations assisting bushfire affected communities, including the Australian Red Cross, Wires Wildlife Rescue, Victorian Wildlife Rescue, The Australian Tennis Foundation and various others.
Australian Open 2020 signed racquets from Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Sloan Stephens, as well as Ash Barty’s signed playing kit are headlining the auction. There is also a signed Boston Celtics team jersey and signed photo of Thon Maker from the Detroit Pistons.
Madman Entertainment has provided signed items from director Taika Waititi and there is an opportunity to bid on a Doctor Doctor Season 4 screening with the cast in Sydney.
eBay Australia’s Sophie Onikul said, “We’re delighted to partner with leading organisations in their bushfire relief efforts. With eBay’s global reach, we hope we can further assist in the recovery efforts.
“As a platform powered by Aussies and built on the premise of people being inherently good, we’ve been deeply saddened by the devastation caused by the bushfires and are proud to continue supporting this cause.”