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Mini Stories: How an eBay Seller is Helping Donate Protective Gear to South Korean Groups

In South Korea, eBay seller Jacob Jonghyung Lee is donating protective gear to children’s cancer associations, community centers and nonprofit organizations to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

eBay Foundation Increases Grantmaking to Nearly $15 Million to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts and Employee Matching

Additional $10 million in grants, the largest in the Foundation’s history, will support nonprofits and small businesses amid global pandemic.
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The eBay Foundation is announcing this week $10 million in grants to support COVID-19 relief worldwide, increasing its efforts to a total of nearly $15 million in COVID-19 related grants to date. So far in 2020, the Foundation has tripled grantmaking from 2019; this week’s additional funding round is the largest in its history and comes at a vital time for communities and small businesses adversely impacted by the pandemic. 

Announcing eBay's 2019 Impact Report

Our annual Impact Report explores our progress across our environmental, social and governance work throughout 2019.
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When Pierre Omidyar founded eBay in 1995, he built our platform with the belief that people are inherently good and capable. He set out to create an honest, inclusive and vibrant space of connections, where anyone could find exactly what they were looking for and where anyone could make their own living.

Now, as we approach our 25th anniversary, the world looks different from when that first sale was made of a laser pointer on eBay, but the core of who we are remains the same. Our mission always has been to empower people and to create economic opportunity for all. 

Mini Stories: Distributing Thousands of Laptops to Students to Support Virtual Learning

eBay for Charity seller human-I-T is working with school districts to provide students with the electronics and resources needed to keep up with their studies from home.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Mini Stories: Providing Free Meals for Children Impacted by Georgia School Closures

Amid the pandemic, longtime eBay seller Laurie Wong is working with her local government and school district to provide meals to kids impacted by school closures in Georgia.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Supporting Texas Small Businesses Through Retail Revival

Now, more than ever, we remain committed to helping small businesses sustain and grow.
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Small businesses are the fabric of our local communities. They create jobs for our neighbors and bring our Main Streets to life. 

As the world struggles to cope with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in particular are facing difficult and unprecedented challenges. Now, more than ever, eBay remains committed to helping our small business communities to sustain and grow during this time.

Mini Stories: How eBay Sellers are Supporting Their Communities Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

During these challenging and extraordinary times, eBay sellers worldwide are paying it forward to their neighbors, local businesses and community.
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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

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Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through May, we’ll share a story every week about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

eBay Launches Up & Running To Immediately Bring Small Businesses Online

With a new accelerator program that waives selling fees, eBay pledges up to $100 million in support of small business over the next three months.
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As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers are closing their physical doors, and economic data shows that half have only enough cash to survive for 27 days without new money coming in. In light of this situation, people everywhere are searching for ways to support the businesses in their community and beyond.

eBay to Match $1 Million in Funds Raised by Sellers Who Donate to COVID-19 Response

Now through April 14, the marketplace will match charitable contributions from US sellers who give a portion of sales to Feeding America, Direct Relief and The Opportunity Fund
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The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every one of us. One simple way you can make an impact is to sell for good. If you’re looking to declutter while social distancing, you can clear out and help make a difference. Now through April 14, eBay will match up to $1 million in contributions made by U.S.

Thoughts on the Coronavirus Pandemic: These are Extraordinary Times

We’re humbled by the eBay community, and we remain committed to supporting our customers and employees globally.
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By: Scott Schenkel, Interim CEO

The coronavirus pandemic is top of mind for much of the world, including our customers, employees and community. Our priority is the safety and well-being of our team and customers. Like you, we have been closely monitoring COVID-19 as it continues to develop and we are making important decisions based on the advice of global and local healthcare authorities. These are truly extraordinary times with uncharted circumstances.  

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