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Creating Opportunity for All

by Dan Tarman, Chief Communications Officer, eBay

“If you give people the benefit of the doubt, you will rarely be disappointed.”

These words from eBay founder Pierre Omidyar led to a vision of harnessing technology to enable trade between people. Twenty-two years later, eBay remains true to this founding premise and is now one of the world’s largest commerce platforms.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Tackling Opioid Addiction

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In the US, there's a chance you know someone struggling with opioid addiction—especially in rural communities. That's why eBay seller UpaknShip is doing all it can to offer employment to those committed to recovery.

Learn more about Everyday Heroes here.

“On the Road with eBay Motors” Crosses the Finish Line at SEMA

A one-of-a-kind 1967 Ford Mustang raises $55,000 for diabetes research.

eBay Motors concluded its summer-long “On the Road” tour at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas by auctioning off a custom 1967 Mustang Fastback through eBay for Charity.

Bidding on the custom-rebuilt 1967 Mustang started on Monday, October 23 at $1967 and closed today at $55,000, all of which will be given to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The JDRF charity auction was created in a partnership with Ford Motor Company.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Reflections of Trinity Helps Tackle Hunger

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According to a recent report by Feeding America, 5 million seniors over the age of 60 in the United States struggle with hunger. Inspired by this need, Reflections of Trinity sells goods on eBay to stock its food pantry.

Learn more about Everyday Heroes here.


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