The fourth annual online auction BIDS BUILD HOPE, run by NextAid, is launching in honor of the United Nations International Youth Day. NextAid is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization harnessing the power of music to change the lives of vulnerable women, children, and in Africa.
As in past years, the 2011 auction items reflect NextAid’s strong foundation within the dance music community and commitment to sustainability and green living.
One special item is a pair of VIP Experience 3 Day Passes to Electric Zoo, New York City’s top electronic music festival taking place September 2-4. Valued at ~$1000, this VIP EXPERIENCE includes admission to the festival, express festival entry, VIP lounge access with plush furniture, premium food and cash bar, exclusive main stage viewing area, VIP air conditioned bathrooms, admission to the Saturday late night on-site after-party, and access to the new additional VIP area.
Highlights of the auction include: A cruise for two on the infamous Groove Cruise (Miami to the Bahamas) on Jan 27-30 2012, Girl On Top clothing signed by DJ Rap, admission to the SF MusicTech conference, VIP tickets to LovEvolution, show tickets and swag package from Bassnectar, admission for four plus a bottle of Absolut or Moet at Cielo NYC, dinner for four at LA’s hottest new nightspot Supperclub, tickets for 4 to We Own the Night plus four exclusive digital prints by Mr. Brainwash, Traktor and Ableton online music courses from Dubspot, DJ lesson with D:FUSE, the best in music from Traxsource and Giant Step, a photo shoot with the industry famous Pixie Vision Productions, Detroit-made hand-painted Cyberoptix silk ties, yoga in 3 cities with Nicole Doherty, Joey Soto, Anya Porter, and Pablo Lucero, original paintings DJ Ndebele and Ngene Mwaura, designer sweaters from Help A Life Foundation, dinner for two at Nook Bistro, The Spicy Gourmet Blending Collection, a hair cut & style from Primp Salon (Miami) and so much more!
The international auction kicks off on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 8:00AM EST, and closes on Monday, August 31st at 12midnight EST. The 20-day auction will raise funds for NextAid’s current projects including the Kawangware Vision Centre in Kenya. The auction site is LIVE at http://biddingforgood.com/bidsbuildhope