Ellen DeGeneres To Auction Prius II to Aid Tsunami Victims

Vehicle donated by Prius and will be auctioned on eBay with bidding through her Web site.

Published: 06-Jan-2005

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are among the latest celebrities to offer their help in the wake of the South Asia tsunami disaster.
 
DeGeneres is auctioning off a new Prius car on eBay, donated by Toyota. She's announcing the auction on Wednesday's show with bidding on her Web site..

TV talker Jay Leno is also doing what he did after the Sept. 11 attacks, by having celebrities autograph a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The bike will then be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to disaster relief.

Spielberg and his family, meanwhile, have given $1.5 million to three different relief agencies.

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