Ohioan Anna Blumenthal has organized an online auction, Spin to Win 2, to raise money in support of asylum seekers and immigrants.
“Every day I’m horrified and overcome by a sense of helplessness when I read horrifying accounts of how terribly and inhumanely people are being treated at our southern border,” Blumenthal says. “Knowing people are suffering so badly and not knowing how to help, it’s beyond words. Right now, I feel like my time is best spent working on raising money to give to organizations like the ACLU who are sending lawyers down to help helpless asylum seekers, and who are trying to enact legislation so these horrors stop happening, and never happen again.”
In September 2018, Blumenthal hosted ‘Spin To Win,’ a DJ-Palooza at Hanks Saloon in Brooklyn where she raffled off 30 incredible prizes, charged at the door, and raised $2,500, which was split between the ACLU and Make The Road New York, a NY-based organization that fights for immigrants’ rights.
“With Hanks Saloon sadly being gone, I figured an even better way to raise more money for this crucial cause would be to hit up my friends in high places for some incredible, one-of-a-kind items across multiple categories, and host an auction online,” she adds. “The response and prizes have been overwhelmingly awesome, and I cannot fully express my appreciation for everyone who’s sent incredible prizes or pledged their time.”
“Please bid like your life depends on it, because lots of lives do!”
Details are below:
Spin to Win 2: Online Auction Edition
Win amazing, one of a kind prizes from:
Big Jim’s Records
House Of Terramark
The Head and The Heart
Jared Lees Knives
Lisa Bella Donna
Jim Dunlop Guitar Products/MXR
New York Jets
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Third Man Records
Bidding is open from 9am EST on November 1 until 6pm EST November 15
Go to https://www.32auctions.com/spintowin2 to find out more or to place a bid.