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This Year's Christie’s Green Auction a Success

Last week, international art collectors, philanthropists, celebrities and designers convened for the third year in a row for Christie’s Green Auction.

Last year, the evening's festivities raised a record-breaking $2.4 million for four of the world's leading, science-based environmental nonprofits: Oceana, Natural Resources Defense Council, Central Park Conservancy and Conservation International.

The Green Auction’s companion online auction, powered by charitybuzz, will continue through Thursday, and includes a day with President Bill Clinton, a 13-day safari in Kenya and a volleyball lesson with Gabby Reece.

And if you can’t afford to bid on a safari or celeb experience, you can also text GREEN to 80888 to donate $10.

A huge thanks to everyone who has helped make this year’s auction a success!


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Oceana is Vivanista's Cause of the Month

Our friends at Vivanista have named Oceana their cause of the month. A site featuring unique articles for women who want to live a philanthropic lifestyle, Vivanista featured Oceana’s Stop the Drill campaign in light of the oil spill in the gulf.

They are such fans of Oceana’s work to protect marine ecosystems and restore the bounty of the oceans that they decided to highlight us as their monthly cause. Take some time to check out Oceana's page on Vivanista and the rest of the philanthropic content they have to offer!


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