Twenty luxurious Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’travel experiences are up for bid on eBay in the “Journey to Shangri-La”online charity auction, which begins Wednesday, June 19 and ends Saturday, June 23 at 8 pm EST.
Packages include a decadent $16,750 ultra-luxe Hong Kong escape, a riverside retreatin Bangkok valued at $4,152 and an Australian getaway in Cairns worth$1,630.Proceeds from the auction will benefit Care for Children, China’s onlyfoster-care program. Please visit www.shangri-la.com/cfcauction or eBay forfurther details and to bid.
The 20 destination packages feature cities andresorts in Asia Pacific and the Middle East and have a combined retailvalue of nearly $200,000.Care for Children (www.careforchildren.com.cn) works in partnership withlocal and national governments in China to establish foster care programsfor orphaned and abandoned Chinese children. Established in 1998, thenonprofit has trained over 184 orphanages in China and transformedthousands of children’s lives as they move into their own families for thefirst time. Care for Children is a registered charity in the U.S., U.K. andChina.