City of Hope
Andy Gelb / Elyse Weissman
New items launch online on Oct. 5
DUARTE, Calif. — City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, announced today that its virtual auction series, initially slated to end on Sept. 21, will continue indefinitely. The series has seen tremendous success utilizing the Music, Film and Entertainment Industry group’s wealth of unique memorabilia, and they will continue to offer these items to interested parties through their partnership with Charitybuzz.
This week features incredible new items from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Carole Bayer Sager, and Nikki Sixx:
- Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis: This one-of-a-kind package includes a one-hour mentoring session via Zoom with five-time GRAMMY Award winning industry icons, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, along with autographed Flyte Tyme collectables and memorabilia. Signed collectables include the duo’s signature black hat and sunglasses, collectable bobbleheads and more surprises.
- Carole Bayer Sager: Own these framed handwritten lyrics to the hit single "That's What Friends Are For" written and signed by songwriting legend Carole Bayer Sager. Carole Bayer Sager is an American lyricist, songwriter and singer. Considered one of the greatest lyricist of all time, Bayer Sager is attributed for the pop standard hits such as the Grammy-winning “That’s What Friends Are For,” the Oscar-winning “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do),” and the Golden Globe winning “The Prayer,” not to mention the hits “A Groovy Kind of Love” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud.”
- Nikki Sixx: A portrait of Nikki Sixx signed and printed on vibrant and resilient HD metal. Nikki Sixx is an American musician, songwriter, radio host and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe.
The 2020 Online Auction Series is hosted on CharityBuzz, the leading online charity auction platform, and offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences and incredible luxury packages to hundreds of thousands of high-net-worth bidders globally while also raising funds for charitable causes. New items will be posted regularly on:
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About City of Hope’s Music, Film and Entertainment Industry Group
Inspired by the guiding humanitarian principles of City of Hope and motivated by the institution's commitment to innovative medical research and compassionate patient care, a group of key industry executives founded the nonprofit’s Music, Film and Entertainment Industry group in 1973.
In its 47-year history, the group has raised more than $128 million for City of Hope and has honored some of the most important figures in the music and entertainment industry. The dedication and determination of this group has earned it a revered place within a nationwide network of volunteer groups and chapters who give their time to support City of Hope’s research, treatment and educational programs.
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope has been ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report for 14 consecutive years. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California. For more information about City of Hope, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.