LOS ANGELES, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Out Wit. Out Play. Out Last ... and
Out Bid ... Make the winning bid to out last fellow "Survivor" fans to become
the lucky owner of priceless memorabilia and props from "Survivor: Marquesas."
Coveted items from the "Survivor" series will be auctioned on eBay following
the Reunion Special of "Survivor: Marquesas" on Sunday, May 19th with proceeds
benefiting the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The auction will
run on eBay Sunday, May 19th (11 PM EST/8 PM PST) -- through Thursday,
May 30th (7 PM EST/4 PM PST). New items will be available throughout the
charity auction event ... so bidders are encouraged to check back daily.
"We are so pleased that we are able to offer the props from 'Survivor:
Marquesas' to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation," said "Survivor"
executive producer and Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Board
Member, Mark Burnett. "I am proud that the 'Survivor' series has been able to
raise awareness of the Foundation's critical international efforts. Each time
someone bids on props or memorabilia from 'Survivor' they are ensuring a
healthier future for children worldwide."
Torches, Immunity Idol, Tribal Flags and More ...
Genuine items from "Survivor: Marquesas" including all 16-contestant
torches, the Immunity Idol and Immunity Necklace, the infamous Voting Urn,
tribal flags from camps Maraamu, Rotu and Soliantu, treemail baskets, tribal
artifacts, cooking utensils, and personal items from the contestants are just
some of the items that will be auctioned.
Over 100 One-of-a-Kind items Will be Auctioned Including:
-- Immunity Necklace and Immunity Idol
-- All 16 "Survivor: Marquesas" Contestant Torches
-- The "Survivor" Voting Urn
-- Personal items such as shorts worn by Maraamu Tribe member Gina Crews.
-- The frying pan Kathy Vavrick O'Brien used to cook up coconut into a
-- The snorkel and mask set raided from the Rotu Camp by Maraamu after
winning the Distress Signal Challenge
-- The sling shot Vecepia used to win Immunity in Episode 11
"Survivor" and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation ...
"Survivor" first partnered with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation during the filming of "Survivor: Africa" to highlight the global
HIV/AIDS epidemic and the work the Foundation is doing to prevent
mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV. This ongoing commitment included
"Survivor" executive Producer Mark Burnett joining the Elizabeth Glaser
Pediatric AIDS Foundation Board of Directors, as well as fundraising
activities, and the auction of props from "Survivor: Africa" and "Survivor:
Marquesas" to benefit the Foundation. In addition, "Survivor" host Jeff
Probst serves as a spokesperson for the Foundation's college outreach program
"Caring for Kids 101" and CBS Television Network has committed to air PSA's
created by "Survivor" and CBS highlighting the Foundation throughout the year.
Log On To http://www.eBay.com ...
Sunday, May 19th (11 PM EST/8 PM PST) through Thursday, May 30th
(7 PM EST/4 PM PST).
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is the leading nonprofit
organization committed to ensuring better overall medical treatments for
children, preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and creating a
healthier future for children worldwide.