Last year, a lunch with the well-known investor Warren Buffett helped to raise $620,000 for charity. Buffett is once more auctioning a lunch to benefit the Glide Foundation.

The Glide Foundation is a social services charity that provides assistance to the poor and homeless that live in San Francisco.

Bidding for the lunch begins on eBay on June 24th and will end on June 29th at 7:00 PT. The winning bidder and Buffett will selected a “mutually agreed upon date” for the lunch.

The winner of the lunch is invited to take six guests to lunch with Buffett. The lunch will be held at the Smith & Wollensky restaurant in New York City. The restaurant has donated $10,000 to the Glide Foundation and has generously offered to host the lunch.

The 2006 lunch with Buffett was the second-most expensive charity item offered for bidding at eBay. The top item offered at eBay was a Harley Davidson motorcycle that Jay Leno sold in 2005 that was autographed by many celebrities.

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Posted on 27 June 2007

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