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    Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:37:20

    Tibet House Announces 10th Annual Benefit Auction - It's set for December 18

    Tibet House U.S. is proud to announce its 10th Annual Benefit Auction, to be held on December 18, 2012, at 6:30p.m. EST at Christie's Auction House (20 Rockefeller Plaza) in New York City. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 845-658-4150. This year's event, which has grown to be a staple on New York City's social and philanthropic calendar over the past decade, will once again feature luxury goods, exciting trips, rare items, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, stunning art and more.

    Additionally, today brings the launch of the online auction, which sees Tibet House US partnering with leading charity auction site CharityBuzz.com for the fourth consecutive year. Together they will host the online auction from November 28, 2012 – December 19t, 2012, offering a selection of top items from the auction to bidders around the globe.

    This year's Honorary Chair Committee includes Donna Karan, Yoko Ono, Sandra & Eric Ripert, Martin Scorsese, Trudie Styler & Sting, Uma Thurman, Jann Wenner and Arden Wohl.

    This year a portion of the proceeds will be given to The Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey, specifically in support of their new community center in Queens, New York. Their programs teach children ages 5-19 Tibetan language, song, dance, painting and Buddhist philosophy in order to help maintain their cultural heritage. Proceeds will also benefit the Tibetan Children's Village, an integrated educational community for Tibetan children in exile and those escaping from Tibet every year.

    FRIEND OF TIBET HOUSE US (one general admission ticket) - $225
    JUNIOR FRIEND (one general admission ticket for those 35 years of age and under) - $175

    For more info on the Tibet House US 2012 Auction, visit Charity Buzz.

    Anyone down to help this cause in any way they can? Obviously the GA ticket is not for the common, average man… but you can always help charities in other ways, like with your time.

    —Maggie Pannacione

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