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uShip Delivers for Survivor Samoa Charity Auction on eBay

Idols, Torches, Wooden Blocks Among Items to be Transported for Free by uShip

12.17.2009 – Survivor Samoa, The Treasure Islands of the South Pacific concludes on CBS Dec. 20, meaning fans and followers can go to eBay ( and bid on memorabilia and props from the reality TV show. The charity auction runs Dec. 20-30.

With many items requiring special handling due to their odd size and shape, uShip — the global online shipping marketplace — is offering its services to get various immunity idols, torches, large wooden blocks and more shipped at no charge to winning bidders.

In addition to items from the set of Survivor Samoa, uShip is sponsoring additional charity auction item deliveries, including tickets to Survivor Season 20 Live Finale & Reunion Show in New York, as well as tickets to Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, Project Runway, and Live with Regis & Kelly.

Proceeds from the charity auction benefit Survivor host Jeff Probst’s Foundation, The Serpentine Project, which empowers youth transitioning out of foster care to reach for their dreams by opening the door to possibilities. Through personalized mentorship, life skills training, job shadowing and financial support, The Serpentine Project strives to create capable and confident young adults who see themselves as their most valuable asset.

“As a small organization with huge goals, every dollar saved and earned allows us to invest in this overlooked population,” said Elizabeth Lott, Executive Director of The Serpentine Project. “By uShip offering free shipping for this Survivor Samoa charity auction, we feel this will help encourage fans and buyers alike to go that extra mile when placing their bids and making their donations.”

The auction is being managed on eBay by Auction Cause, a premier cause marketing agency specializing in high profile events for brands, celebrities, and nonprofits.

Read the Press Release on PitchEngine