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Charitybuzz Auction Ends Today at 2 pm

March 13, 2012

Today is the final day of the PHS auction at Earlier we highlighted the celebrity meet-and-greets and VIP sports experiences you could bid on, and those were just some of the 17 items up for grabs. If you want to win something incredible—all while supporting the future of PHS—head over to charitybuzz now. Hurry, the auction closes at 2 pm today!

Now that you've been to "Hawaii: Islands of Aloha," maybe it's time you see the real deal!

Charitybuzz Highlight: Feeling a Little Starstruck?

March 9, 2012

Here’s a chance to rub elbows with some famous and influential people, all while supporting PHS and its programs (like Plant One Million and City Harvest).

The PHS auction at features some incredible prizes including tickets to watch a live taping of Hardball with Chris Matthews and a tour of the set, followed by a photo-op with the host and Philadelphia native, Chris Matthews!

On a lighter note, bid for two VIP tickets to be in the studio audience for LIVE! With Kelly in New York (who doesn’t want to start their day with Kelly Ripa?), or be among Philadelphia’s brightest stars with tickets to the Preview Party for the 2013 Philadelphia International Flower Show.

Want to catch up on all things Philly-related? Bid on the opportunity for you and a guest to have lunch with one of most-recognized voices in the Delaware Valley—KYW Newsradio anchor, Harry Donahue. Harry is also the voice of Temple University football and basketball, hosts weekly radio and television shows, and has also done play-by-play for Philadelphia Eagles preseason games.

Visit between now and March 13 to bid. Good luck!

Charitybuzz Highlights: The Ultimate for the Sports Fan

March 2, 2012

The PHS auction at is teeming with one-of-a-kind prizes for the sports-minded set. For instance, picture yourself with three fiends at center court for a Philadelphia 76ers game or being incredibly close to your favorite player at a Phillies home game.

Or imagine watching the Philadelphia Eagles next season with two suite tickets and two sideline passes.

Want to get the inside scoop on the game? You and three guests can have lunch with former Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants punter, Sean Landeta.

Want to play instead of spectate? Bid on a round of golf at Merion Golf Club’s East Course in Ardmore, PA. where you and two guests will create a foursome with member and PHS luminary Harry Hill, and then enjoy lunch and a post-round drink.

Bid early and often at! These and many other prizes beyond the wide world of sports are only available until Tuesday, March 13. The proceeds from your winning bid directly support PHS and its programs, including Plant One Million and City Harvest. Good luck!

Charitybuzz: Win Big & Support PHS

February 24, 2012

By now you’re ready for the Hawaiian experience that awaits you at this year’s Flower Show, but what if you could win a trip to the sunny beaches of Kauai? PHS has teamed up with, where you can bid on that vacation and many other exclusive prizes.

From now to March 13, charitybuzz will host an online auction of incredible prizes, including encounters with celebrities, access to VIP events, tickets to major league games, an iPad, and much more. Your winning bid will support PHS and its programs including:

Plant One Million–each donation helps PHS plant trees toward its goal of one million new trees in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

City Harvest–each donation helps PHS grow and donate fresh produce to feed families in need.

Feeling a little competitive and ready to bid? Participate at from your computer or smartphone, or place a bid in person at the Preview Party of the Flower Show on March 3. Happy bidding!

Final Chance to Win Big!

March 18, 2011

Time is ticking away!  You only have a few hours left to bid on incredible items and unforgettable experiences at, all while supporting the greening and gardening initiatives of PHS.  Highlights of the online auction include a trip to Ireland, cooking classes with a celebrity chef, and amazing behind-the-scenes packages from the Flyers and Phillies.  You could also win the chance to meet Hardball’s Chris Matthews, Cecily Tynan of 6ABC, or Unwrapped‘s Marc Summers.

Bidding ends at noon today (Friday, March 18) so don’t wait another minute.  Remember, the money raised by this partnership with charitybuzz directly supports PHS initiatives such as Plant One Million and City Harvest.

Thanks for your support and happy bidding!

Charitybuzz Showcase: For the Sports Fan

March 15, 2011

The online auction at charitybuzz is red hot! Don’t miss your opportunity to bid on outstanding events and items while simultaneously supporting PHS.

Today we’re highlighting auctions for the diehard sports fans. Hockey lovers, for instance, will jump at the opportunity to take in the  exceptional view from the Mayor’s Box at a Flyers’ game. The ultimate Phillies’ fanatic should check out this once- in-a-lifetime Phillies package, including a pre-game field visit for batting practice; dinner and drinks with General Manager Rubén Amaro, Jr.; and four tickets to a Phillies home game.

For the lacrosse enthusiast, a VIP fan experience package at a Philadelphia Wings Game should be perfect. It includes four Pre-Game Bench Warmer Passes to watch warm-ups from the Wings bench, passes for on-the-field action during player introductions, and premium club box tickets.

Is golf more your speed? Then spend a day on the green with four Clubhouse Daily Tickets for 2011’s AT&T National at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square.

If all this sports talk leaves you cold, how about this: the VIP 2012 Philadelphia International Flower Show Experience, which includes two tickets to the exclusive Preview Party, a meet-and-greet with PHS president, Drew Becher, and an overnight stay at the luxurious Loews Hotel.

Charitybuzz Showcase: For the Foodie

March 11, 2011

If you’re a food enthusiast, take a look at these charitybuzz auction items that benefit PHS. For starters, bid on dinner for four with Unwrapped’s Marc Summers at Max Brenner’s Chocolate by the Bald Man, a restaurant specializing in a mind-numbing selection of chocolate treats.

You could also dine in style with seven of your closest friends at Stephen Starr’s Parc restaurant, complete with wine pairings and six courses of French cuisine at the Chef’s Table.  While you’re at it, catch up on your French speaking skills with a package of ten classes at the A L’Ecole Francaise language school.

The auction ends on March 17, so don’t delay! Thanks for supporting PHS through charitybuzz.

Charitybuzz Showcase: For the Cultural Crowd

March 8, 2011

Enjoy some of the exciting entertainment auctions that PHS and charitybuzz have to offer, including premium tickets to Mary Poppins or Hanz Werner Henze’s Phaedra at the Academy of Music, or even a series of intensive cooking classes with award-winning, natural foods guru Christina Pirella.

Be inspired by the grace and strength displayed in the Pennsylvania Ballet’s presentation of La Fille Mal Gardée, and meet the company’s innovative artistic director, Roy Kaiser.  Bring ten guests on a private docent tour of the Barnes Foundation, home to the finest collection of French impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modern art. Or create year-long family outings and lasting memories with a yearlong membership to the historic and enriching Philadelphia Zoo.

All these amazing experiences, and many more, can be bid on here. The live online auction to support PHS runs through March 18. And just in case you’re not bidding already, did we mention…

The chance to play “Hardball with Chris Matthews” in Washington, DC or an exclusive opportunity to tour 6abc Philadelphia and neet Cecily Tynan!

Charitybuzz Showcase: For the Domestic Dude or Diva

March 4, 2011

Let charitybuzz add glamor to your home and garden by bidding on these hot décor items. The proceeds from this auction benefit PHS, so you can feel good about your bids.

Revitalize your backyard in time for summer with a complete Avignon Teak Dining Collection from the esteemed craftsmen at Smith & Hawken, or an EP Henry Fire Pit for those cool summer nights. Moving inside, how would you like a  hydrangea bouquet by the celebrated designer, Diane Jame? Or bring the French Renaissance to your home with four bronze relief plaques of La Fontaine des Innocent’s nymphs, skillfully casted by Heritage Metalworks.

These are just some of the many items now featured on the charitybuzz auction to benefit PHS. Take a look at the offerings (have you seen the stunning bracelet from John Wind?) and enjoy the excitement of a live online auction!

Charitybuzz Showcase: For the Jet-Setter

March 1, 2011

Love to travel? Charitybuzz wants to send you on dream vacation. Live like royalty for two nights in the Executive Queen Loft Suite at the Independent Hotel in Philadelphia, or spend a night at the striking, eco-friendly Hotel Palomar with a complimentary trip to the renowned National Constitution Center.

Enjoy a two-night stay in coastal Newport, Rhode Island, with breathtaking views of Newport Harbor from the Forty 1° North, Waterview King Guestroom. And, for the ultimate escape, bid on a six-day stay at a lavish Art Nouveau apartment in Paris, complete with a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower and a plant-filled terrace overlooking the chimney tops of this romantic city.

All these amazing auction items benefit the greening work of PHS, so feel good about your bids. And don’t forget these other hot travel items:

Take a Docent-Guided Tour of the LongHouse Reserve Garden and House in Beautiful East Hampton, New York

Spend Your 4th of July in Philadelphia!

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