Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Skiing Champion has put herself back on the market — and for a good cause. Lindsey has partnered with Charitybuzz the online auction service to give one lucky bidder the opportunity to meet the skiing phenomenon The package includes two Epic Passes that can be used at the Vail Resort of your choosing, and an apres-ski date with Lindsey Vonn to finish out the day’s activities.
Charitybuzz, the innovative auction service based out of New York City has grown into one of the premiere fundraising partners to more than 1000 nonprofit organizations around the world. They’ve raised more than $40 million since being founded in 2004, and utilize cutting edge online technologies to pursue philanthropic goals in the modern age.
The winner will receive 2 Epic Passes from Vail Resorts. The Epic Pass gives you unlimited and unrestricted access to the best mountains in Colorado – Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin, PLUS the best in Tahoe- Heavenly and Northstar, for the entire 2011-2012 season.
Lindsey Vonn is of course the most successful ski racer in American history, and has been at the top of her game so far in this season’s World Cup Tour. Proceeds for the auction will go to benefit the Tory Burch Foundation, which is a non-profiit that seeks to provide economic opportunity to women and their families in the United States.
Tory Burch, the fashion designers, mother and entrepreneur launched the foundation in 2009. Being a working mother herself, Tory established her organization with the goal of empowering women in similar circumstances so they can elevate their lives.
Hurry! There is not much time left in the bidding period, which ends at 2:00pm EST December 6th. The current bid is at 1,800, and with an estimated value of $10,000 this could potentially be a steal. In the end this is a great cause, and the opportunity to spend time with one of the most amazing athletes in skiing history.
We at The Ski Channel think winning a date with Lindsey Vonn would be priceless.
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