Last month, the Guardsmen auctioned off the opportunity to have lunch with Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf. As with last year, the Guardsmen partnered with Charitybuzz, an online auction website that raises money for charitable causes. We are delighted to report that the auction closed for a whopping $22,600! This puts the total for the past two years at over $50,000. The winning bidder was a law firm based out of Boca Raton, Florida. The auction and the Guardsmen received press coverage in the Wall Street Journal’s Money Watch and the Charlotte Business Journal.
The Charitybuzz partnership is a fantastic way to both raise the profile of the Guardsmen and expand our fundraising base well beyond the Bay Area. If you have any celebrity connections or experiences that would be a good candidate for an auction, please contact our main office.