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Sea Save Foundation’s Fund-Raising Auction ending soon

(DiverWire) The Sea Save Foundation (www.seasave.org) online auction, is now in its home stretch and will be taking final bids on Thursday December 1. The proceeds of the Sea Save Foundation Holiday Auction will support ocean conservation in a variety of ways.

Auction items range from exotic diving vacation getaways, diving equipment & gear, ocean related art pieces, & underwater photography courses by accomplished shooters!

For a detailed list of auction items, please go to www.biddingforgood.com/SeaSaveFoundation

Last week, Anthony De Rosa, Social Media Editor for Reuters composed an article about new challenges facing nonprofit organizations. DeRosa used Sea Save Foundation as an example of a creative 501(c )3 looking outside the box for capital to support their programs. An online auction makes it possible for an economically challenged SCUBA industry to support ocean conservation. Rallying to support Sea Save Foundation programs, donors have contributed generously. Live-aboard trips to the Maldives, Fiji, Komodo, Cocos Island and Galapagos as well as land based trips to Saba and Fiji begin the list of items on the block. Art work by Church, Hiller and Rogest as well as SCUBA and photography gear from the leading manufacturers are additional items being auctioned.

For a complete list of items, go to www.biddingforgood.com/SeaSaveFoundation

Georgienne Bradley, Executive Director of Sea Save Foundation commented on the auction. “I was delighted with the groundswell of support that we have experienced. We were happy with the results of our recent California AB 376 campaign. By working with the bill author, Paul Fong and his team we were able to raise awareness about the horrific practice of shark finning. We worked toward the passage of the bill from the assembly, through the senate and then to the governor’s desk. We were thrilled when it passed.”

Sea Save Foundation is headquartered in Malibu, CA 90265. www.seasave.org

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