Thursday, October 22, 2009

eBay Giving Works is Standing UP To Cancer


Status: Published
Publish Date: August 30, 2008
Blog: By Merchants, For Merchants
Tags: ebay giving works stand up to cancer 2 charity nonprofit nbc cbs abc katie couric

There is a powerful movement called: Stand Up To Cancer. This nonprofit organization has joined the force through MissionFish by entering into the system. Now, Stand Up To Cancer has been launched into the eBay Giving Works platform which allows this organization even more worldwide exposure. Everyone can find amazing auction and eBay store items supporting this cause People around eBay land and the world are Standing Up To Cancer, including myself.

Did you know that 1 in 3 people will be affected by cancer? Did you also know that cancer takes 1 person every minute? Cancer is out of control.

I lost my dad to rectal cancer in 2005. He was at the young of 61 and had just retired. This horrible disease has made my family and I very mad. I am Standing Up To cancer and will do my best to help support this cause.

Read a segment from Stand Up To Cancer’s (SU2C) mission Statement: Working with the top experts in cancer research, Stand Up To Cancer is forging a new way to develop breakthroughs that will end cancer. We’re putting together the best and the brightest minds in cancer research – those on the edge of accomplishment – investing in their projects and taking the bureaucratic obstacles out of their way. We are building interdisciplinary “Dream Teams” of scientists, clinicians, technicians and other experts, who will focus on a specific cancer problem. We’ll track their progress in real time, so that everyone who invests can see how their participation is creating real change.

I personally kicked off my own campaign to do my part by using the convenience of the eBay Giving Works platform. I created: and I will point this domain to each listing that goes into the Giving Works system helping a cause.

The traveling charity bag is launching off with eBay item number:160276749832.

To learn more about Stand Up To Cancer, you can watch the YouTube video by Katie Couric explaining it all.

On September 5th, the television networks: ABC, CBS and NBC are networking together for 1 hour of commercial-free prime time to raise funds for the fight against cancer. Over 50 of the most renowned personalities in TV, film, sports and music will come together to make history!

Including: Jennifer Aniston, James Taylor, Scarlett Johansson, Meryl Streep, David Cook, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Jack Black, Kirsten Dunst, Charles Barkley, America Ferrera, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Forrest Whitaker, Jimmy Fallon, Keanu Reeves * will make personal appearances on the show.

The premiere TV performance of “Just Stand Up” – the star studded charitable single in support of Stand Up To Cancer will be performed by legendary recording artists Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Leona Lewis, LeAnn Rimes, and Carrie Underwood. Don’t miss out! Tune in September 5th at 8pm on ABC, NBC and CBS!

Meanwhile, start shopping, directly donating or listing items for this cause on eBay by joining all of us with our listings at: eBay Giving Works.

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