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Out Wit, Out Play, Out Last ... Out Bid! 'Survivor: Marquesas' Props And Memorabilia to be Sold on eBay to Benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation - Items Available on eBay Sunday, May 19th Through Thursday, May 30th -

May 16, 2002
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 surprise delicacy

-- 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.

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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.



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