2013 Online Charity Auction




CVM TV Broadcast “Books4Kids Jamaica Auction Party Raises US$50K
The Palmyra Foundation announced that its annual red carpet ”Auction Party” on Saturday night March 23 raised nearly US$50,000 (JM$4.6m) towards this year’s “Books4Kids Jamaica” drive. The evening at BlueBeat Ultra Lounge in Montego Bay was shared with the nation through a 1 hour long LIVE CVM TV broadcast from the venue hosted by CVM’s talk-show host Paula Kerr-Jarrett and CVM CEO Andrew McGlone.The broadcast was elevated further by the presence of celebrity American actor and comedian Anthony Anderson who was interviewed on TV along with Delta Airline's Richard Pile, Principal Eann Singh from Vaughansfield Infant & Primary School in Flamsted Gardens, St. James and representatives from the charity.


Featuring the
last 45 minutes of the international Online Charity Auction of more than 160 items, a Live Auction of select items by professional luxury auctioneer Geoffrey Fullerton and a telethon donation line. Party highlights also included a televised performance by the up and coming No-Maddz Bongo Band.

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The 2013 “Books4Kids Jamaica” Online Charity Auction had the following fabulous items on the“virtual auction block”;

  • Great collector’s items including a Fender guitar with stand signed by all members of the Rolling Stones and an autographed Eric Clapton record album
  • Return DELTA and Jetblue Airways flights
  • Sports memorabilia including a Lionel Messi signed Barcelona football shirt, a Brazil 1970 football shirt signed by soccer icon Pele and a Mike Tyson signed boxing glove
  • 7 day luxury cruises for two to Alaska, Canada/ New England, Mexico or the Caribbean
  • Fantastic all-inclusive stays for two at Half Moon and Grand Palladium, Jamaica
  • Fabulous romantic weekends for two at luxury hotels in Kingston, Montego Bay and Negril (JM), Dubai (UAE); Norway (NO), Rome (Italy), Naples (Italy), Tuscany (Italy) and St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands)
  • 1 week family vacations in fantastic accommodation at Disneyworld (FL), Tuscany (Italy), Steamboat Springs (CO), Cancun (Mexico) and Phuket (Thailand)
  • Golf and family vacation in 3 bedroom villa at the golfer’s paradise of Hilton Head Island (SC)
  • Paintings by renowned Jamaican painters Errol Allen and Owen Marsh
  • A Tuscany cooking course at Michelin star Antinori Restaurant
  • Sports memorabilia including a Lionel Messi signed Barcelona football shirt, a Brazil 1970 football shirt signed by soccer icon Pele and a Mike Tyson signed boxing glove
  • Art, jewelry and lots more to come; including Usain Bolt memorabilia, blender signed by Jimmy Buffet, European Luxury River Cruise and London hotel stay…


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