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eBay Brings Akron’s Innovative Entrepreneurs to New York City

Shop original artwork, streetwear, homewares and more at the New Stand, a retail concept store, and support Akron small businesses.
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This month, eBay takes over retail concept store, The New Stand, to bring a collection of new and unique items from Akron to the Big Apple.

eBay and ESPN Support Cancer Research With the 14th Annual ESPY Day Auction

This year, the partnership raised $650,000 in support of the V Foundation for Cancer Research
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For more than a decade, eBay and ESPN have partnered to host an annual ESPY Awards Charity Campaign in support of the V Foundation, an organization that creates an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance on the war against cancer through education, advocacy, fundraising and philanthropy.

Announcing the 2018 Shine Awards for Small Business Winners

UpakNShip Named Small Business of the Year
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This week we welcomed more than 2,000 eBay sellers from across the country to our annual celebration for sellers, eBay Open, in Las Vegas, to connect, learn, and share.

Our community of sellers make eBay one of the most diverse marketplaces in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in our SHINE Awards for Small Business contest, which recognizes some of our most inspirational sellers across the U.S.. 

A Platform for Improving Lives: eBay’s Global Impact

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A week after 9/11, New York Governor George Pataki and New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani approached Meg Whitman, the CEO of eBay at the time, for suggestions on how to raise money for victims of the attacks. Putting in intense weekend hours, eBay staffers created Auction for America—a website that allowed eBay users to earmark auction items to benefit 9/11 victims. In short order, the site raised $10 million.

Lunch With Warren Buffett Auctioned Off for $3.3 Million

by Catherine Clifford and Javier E. David
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An anonymous bidder with deep pockets spent over $3 million to have lunch with billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett.

eBay, Public Art Fund, and Ai Weiwei Partner for World Refugee Day with an Exclusive Sale of Artworks

Proceeds benefit Public Art Fund, USA for UNHCR, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
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Artist and activist Ai Weiwei and leading arts non-profit Public Art Fund are partnering for a second time with eBay to exclusively release a series of six powerful new works of art for charity on June 20, World Refugee Day. The six works are compelling portraits of refugees: a remarkable and timely expression of the artist’s work surrounding this global humanitarian crisis. There are 500 editions of each of the six banners, available for $750 each.

eBay for Charity Partners with GLAAD to Celebrate Pride Month & the LGBTQ Community

The cast of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, NBC’s Will & Grace and celebrities including Halsey, Iggy Azalea and More Unite for Pride Month.
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eBay for Charity, a platform that easily connects buyers and sellers with the causes they care about, announced its partnership with GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy group, to launch a campaign in celebration of Pride Month this June.

eBay | Everyday Heroes: Connecting a City

Nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer. See how one eBay seller is helping open new doors for them.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

INFOGRAPHIC | A Look at the “eBay Economy” In the US

Commercial sellers and full-time entrepreneurs on the eBay platform are responsible for creating more than 690,000 jobs, and more than a third of our U.S. sellers come from small towns and rural areas.
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by Dan Tarman, Chief Communications Officer, eBay

Online commerce has been one of the most powerful innovations in commercial history, enabling almost anyone, anywhere, to reach customers around the world. And eBay is one of the pioneers. We are guided by our purpose to empower people and create opportunity for all. The nearly $90 billion worth of merchandise sold on eBay last year forms what we call “the eBay economy.” We conducted an online survey among eBay’s 6 million US sellers to gain more information about the scale and impact of the eBay economy.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Love in 3D

Learn how a father uses a 3D printer he found on eBay to transform his son’s life.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Callum Miller’s 10-year-old son, Jamie, was born without a left hand. But after exploring expensive prosthetic options for Jamie, Callum successfully built a prosthetic hand for him, using only a YouTube tutorial and a 3D printer he purchased on eBay.

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