uBid.com Joins Patricia Nash for Breast Cancer
USA- Chicago, IL | Oct 2 2012 | (23:12:27 - EDT)
uBid.com, the go-to online marketplace, is teaming up with handbag designer Patricia Nash and various celebrities in the fight against breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
With an estimated 2.6 million breast cancer survivors in the United States alone, uBid.com, along with Nash and participating celebrities hope to show solidarity with all women impacted by breast cancer and encourage others to do the same. Throughout October, Patricia Nash Designs will be auctioning off 17 celebrity-signed Barcellona Saddle Bags on uBid.com with the winning auction bid benefitting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Every Monday, beginning in Oct. 1, 2012, uBid.com will feature several auctions, offering people a chance to get a piece of their favorite celebrity's style and feel good doing it. As a bonus, each handbag will include celebrity's handbag "must haves" – items they don't leave home without such as Benefit Hoola Bronzer, Laura Mercier Hand Cream, Smashbox Gloss in Candid, Burt's Bees Eye Cream and Goodie Ouchless Hair Ties.
Celebrities who have signed handbags include January Jones, Liv Tyler, Giuliana Rancic, Leann Rimes, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Hudgens, Elizabeth Hurley, Maria Menounos, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Jessica Lowndes, Jennie Garth, Brittany Snow, Garcelle Beauvais, Alison Sweeney, Tori Spelling, Ali Landry, Kelly Killoren Bensimon and Patricia Nash. Auctions will start at $100, with bid increments of $10.
"We're thrilled about teaming with Patricia Nash Designs and the opportunity to benefit breast cancer research and prevention awareness," stated Scott Koerner, president and CEO of uBid Holdings, Inc. "It's humbling to think how nearly everyone has a family member or friend that's been affected by this disease; it's essential that we support the work of organizations like The Breast Cancer Research Foundation to bring an end to breast cancer once and for all."
Currently, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. BCRF is an organization dedicated to the prevention of breast cancer and committed to helping find a cure in our lifetime. They offer essential funding for groundbreaking research at leading medical centers around the world, in addition to supporting initiatives that educate the public on maintaining good breast health.
Visit uBid.com for the Auction Schedule, to bid on these stylish, unique handbags and to show your support in the fight against breast cancer.
Images Courtesy: uBid
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