Charity Dividends

When the e-auction was over, a hot new Handspring wireless phone had received 53 bids and brought in more than $3,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, well over the phone's retail value. In total, the youth mentoring organization received more than $30,000 as the benefactor of an eBay/Consumer Electronic Association charity event, which culminated during the 2002 International Consumer Electronics Show in January.

According to CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro, fund raising i

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