uBid.com Announces Launch of uBiduGive.com to Support Charity Auctions

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Uniting with Soles4Souls and SneakerWarz to raise money for distributing shoes and fighting poverty

uBiduGive.com

uBiduGive.com auction with Sole4Souls and SneakerWarz

"Our work with Soles4Souls and Shaunte Cannady, CEO of SneakerWarz, is a good example of how uBiduGive.com can get shoppers involved in bidding for one of a kind celebrity signed items while supporting charities" said Ketan Thakker, CEO of uBid.com

uBid.com, recognized as the go-to online marketplace for new, overstock, closeout, and recertified products, today launched uBiduGive.com as a charity arm of uBid.com to focus on supporting charity organizations and give back to the community. uBiduGive.com leverages the powerful auction platform of uBid.com, while focusing on helping philanthropic organizations raise money to support their cause. uBiduGive’s auction site allows shoppers to bid on and purchase authentic items and memorabilia autographed by celebrities, giving them an opportunity to win and, at the same time, support charities.

uBiduGive.com in partnership with Soles4Souls, a social enterprise that distributes shoes to those in need, and SneakerWarz, a lifestyle brand for sneaker heads, recently began an online auction of shoes signed by Michael Jordan, Damian Lillard, and other athletes. Several other non-profit organizations are also planning similar auctions on uBiduGive.com in the coming months.

“I am excited about the launch of our new auction platform to help charitable organizations raise money for good causes. Our work with Soles4Souls and Shaunte Cannady, CEO of SneakerWarz, is a good example of how uBiduGive.com can get shoppers involved in bidding for one of a kind celebrity signed items while supporting charities” said Ketan Thakker, CEO of uBid.com.

SneakerWarz has embarked on a 10 city #Unity tour which is a national campaign designed to help alleviate poverty through solution-based ideas and bring meaningful opportunities for Sneaker heads to buy, sell, trade and donate shoes.

"I've been a sneaker lover, sneaker head, sneaker collector, sneaker aficionado, sneaker broker, and sneaker retailer, for over 20 years. And just like I've evolved through the years from lover to retailer, with the rise of the Internet, the social digital tech age has allowed me to be a part of the sneaker culture globally. The collection of like-minded people, now whom many I call friends encouraged me to start an online store. The next level is to help give back. The sneaker culture is not just a lifestyle it's a community and we take care of each other. So collaboration with uBiduGive is a natural progression and extension of Sneak Warz company values." Mr. Shaunte Cannady, Founder and CEO of Sneaker Warz, LLC.

Buddy Teaster, President & CEO of Soles4Souls commented “uBid.com is well positioned to build on their current success and help make a real difference through uBidUgive.com. Not for profits can really benefit from this platform while giving uBid clients access to unique collectibles and great products. It really is a perfect match.”

The online auction supporting SneakerWarz and Sole4Souls is currently running and can be found at http://www.uBiduGive.com or contact info(at)uBid.com to learn more. The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ubidugive/ and use @ubidugive to follow us on twitter.

About uBid.com & uBiduGive.com:
Since launching in 1997, uBid.com has been recognized as the go-to online marketplace for new, overstock, closeout, and recertified products in many categories, including Electronics, Collectibles (ex: Coins, Sports, etc.), Jewelry, and Travel.

Almost 20 years later, we have launched uBiduGive.com which focuses on the importance of giving back. This site allows our customers to bid on one of a kind signed items from famous athletes, entertainers, rappers and actors while supporting many charity organizations.

About Sneaker Warz
Sneaker Warz is a lifestyle brand of socially conscious clothing and sneaker reseller headquartered in Seattle, WA. The apparel company focuses on the intersection between hyper-relevant musical content and casual fashion innovation. Sneaker Warz is inspired by musical experiences, fashionable expression and causal chic. It reaches a brand loyal consumer base across multiple platforms including social media online and offline.

About Soles4Souls
Soles4Souls is a not for profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection of and distribution of shoes and clothing. The organization advances its ant-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantage communities. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance. Visit soles4souls.org for more information.

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