Scarlett Johansson Partners with Oxfam to Raise Funds for Haiti

Jan 20, 2010, 13:32 ET from Oxfam America

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International relief and development agency Oxfam America has teamed up with Scarlett Johansson, an Oxfam Ambassador, to benefit Oxfam's emergency relief work in Haiti. 

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The charity auction offers four tickets to the opening night of Scarlett's play "A View from the Bridge" on Sunday, January 24 at the Cort Theatre in New York City and an invitation to the play's after party. The highest bidder will have the opportunity to watch the play and meet Scarlett, while bringing much needed assistance to earthquake survivors in Haiti. The auction is now live and featured at www.ebay.com/oxfam.

"My heart goes out to the millions of people affected by the tragic events that have afflicted Haiti. As an ambassador for Oxfam, I urge those who are able to donate," said Scarlett Johansson. "Oxfam is a leader in disaster response, providing clean water and sanitation on the ground in Haiti."

One hundred percent of the proceeds go to Oxfam America's Haiti Earthquake Response. Oxfam is a leader in disaster response and is working on the ground in Haiti to provide clean water and sanitation. The actress has also recorded a radio and television public service announcement, urging listeners to give to Oxfam America's Haiti Earthquake Response Fund.

The fundraising auction is being managed on eBay by Auction Cause, a premier online auction management agency specializing in high-profile design, strategy, and cause marketing for corporations and nonprofits worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.auctioncause.com.

SOURCE Oxfam America