P700 ,000 in one day: Celeb auction for COVID19 mass testing off to great start
Shop & Share — organized by Kapamilya stars Angel Locsin, Anne Curtis, Bea Alonzo, and Dimples Romana — went live with its first batch of stars' pre-owned items at 6 p.m.Several items for immediate purchase — like Locsin's and Curtis' luxury bags, shoes, and accessories — were sold out before the day's end.
Shop & Share is poised to raise millions of pesos, with active auctions fetching bids as high as P150,000 each, as of writing. We’ve raised OVER P700,000 on our opening day! Thank you!!! We still have a few items available for immediate purchase and a few active auctions! Pls check them all out at https://t.co/kdT3F4SAbW! We will announce the next batch of items schedule SOON! Please Stay tuned! 🛍 pic.twitter.com/tkmFuXWb43
— Shop and Share (@shopandshareph) June 2, 2020A second batch of items will be announced soon, organizers said.Shop & Share, which was first done in 2009 in response to the Ondoy calamity, was re-launched to purchase COVID-19 test kits to render free testing in poor communities.
"With what we are able to raise, it is our aim to cover the expense for testing kits to the underprivileged who are affected by this global crisis," the group said. Read more: ABS-CBN News »
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