San Francisco, CA, July 24, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The online auction on CMarket.com for the Palomita Education Fund will begin on July 10th and end July 30th 2009. The auction site is designed to provide visitors the opportunity to compete for their favorite celebrity-designed and one of a kind autographed tees. All bids made help to raise much needed funds in support of education within the Latino community. To start the bidding, visit palomitaeducationfun.cmarket.com.
The celebrity designs are amazing. Each and every one is autographed and comes packaged in a shadow box or is professionally framed. The Female Celebrity designs include: actress Raquel Welch’s “Gatita” tee; Top Model Jaslene Gonzalez’ “Swan” tee; actress Maria Conchita Alonso’s “Face” tee; talk show host Susie Castillo’s “Queen” tee, actress Melonie Diaz’ “ Knowledge Tattoo” tee; actress Zoe Saldana’s “ Roma Hand” tee; MTV3 host Karli Henriquez’ “Karlifornia” tee; race car driver Erica Ortiz’ “Champagne” tee; Chef Lala’s “Education” tee ; singer Jaci Velasquez “Flower” tee and actress Alejandra Barros’ “Glam Mouse” tee. Male Celebrity designs include football star Tony Romo’s “Football” Tee, dog trainer Cesar Millans’ “Post a Message” tee; actor Walter Perez’ “Baseball Hill” tee; comedian Carlos Mencias’ “ Puro Sol” tee and actor Tony Dalton’s “Boing” tee. Replicas of the celebrity designed tees know as the “Beca Series” will be available for a limited time, online at palomitaclothing.com. Fifty percent of all sales of these limited “Beca Series” tees will also go towards the Fund.
The Palomita Education Fund was founded in 2007 by Molly Robbins, an entrepreneur and Mexico City native. This non-profit organization encourages and supports education, professional and leadership development in the Latino community. The objectives of the organization are: to provide scholarships to Latinos planning to enroll in college, encourage participation of the Latino community in higher education and professional growth and promote a productive and high-quality life. “The Palomita Education Fund makes it possible to support extraordinary Latinos pursuing higher education,” says Robbins. “We are so thankful to all the celebrities for their support and creative efforts that help make this all possible.”
CMarket is one of the original online auction fundraising platforms, and has become the leading web charity auction service trusted by more schools and nonprofit organizations than any other provider. Over the last five years they have run over 4,500 online charity auctions and rose close to $50 million for their customers. Their online charity auction services help organizations of all sizes and in every sector of the nonprofit community. Their customers are fundraisers and volunteers that champion for worthy causes such as: K-12 Schools, Healthcare & Human Services, Corporate Philanthropies, Higher Education, Arts & Humanities, Faith Based Organizations, Recreation & Sports, Radio/TV/Media ...and more.