An auction for action
() - June 3, 2011 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Bidding for UNICEF’s unique online auction billed as “Auction for Action” ends tomorrow at 4 p.m.

“Auction for Action” brings together the works of reputable artists in art, design, furniture, fashion, jewelry and photography, along with exciting experiential packages. And during the recent launch at the Greenbelt 5 Gallery, famous artists, celebrity friends, and art lovers gathered to show their support.

UNICEF country representative Vanessa Tobin led the UNICEF Philippines team in welcoming guests to the fundraising affair. UNICEF Philippines hopes to raise at least one million pesos to benefit children’s programs in the Philippines and worldwide.

Artists and designers who donated their works and graced the event were Ramon Orlina, Janina Dizon Hoschka, Paul Syjuco, Kristine Dee, Ling Quisumbing Ramilo, Reg Yuson, Ito Kish, E. Billy Mondoñedo, and Victor Sollorano.

UNICEF corporate fundraising officer Georgina Belardo and Ericsson Philippines executives Derek Voigt and Gaspar Sabarre Jr.

Also seen at the event were Australian Ambassador Rod Smith; Ericsson Philippines executives Derek Voigt and Gaspar Sabarre Jr.; Spot.ph editor Myrza Sison; Look Magazine editor Mel Cuevas; celebrities Tim Yap, Raymond Guttierez, Liz Uy, Tessa Prieto-Valdes and Robby Carmona; K & Company’s Katherine Cheng; and Accessory Lab’s Ingrid Go, to name a few.

UNICEF enjoins everyone with generous hearts to bid online. Visit http://ebay.ph/unicef for the complete list of auction items. Support UNICEF “Auction for Action” and help make a difference for children.

ACCESSORY LAB AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR ROD SMITH DEREK VOIGT AND GASPAR SABARRE JR. ERICSSON PHILIPPINES GEORGINA BELARDO AND ERICSSON PHILIPPINES INGRID GO ITO KISH JANINA DIZON HOSCHKA KATHERINE CHENG KRISTINE DEE UNICEF
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