Get Ready to Bid! Today Show Auction Benefiting Salvation Army Begins Wednesday


Ever dreamed of owning something that belonged to a celebrity? How about tennis rackets, cowboy hats, or shoes of the stars? Your time has come! NBC’s Today Show anchors and staff have donated items to be auctioned on Ebay with all proceeds benefiting The Salvation Army. The auction, called “Today’s” Tag Sale, begins Wednesday, October 5 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

Not only could you own that autographed bobble head of Al Roker that you’ve been searching for, but every cent that you spend will be donated to The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Centers!

Get Your Pocket Books Ready!

If you’d like to bid on the items below, please visit www.ebay.com/TheSalvationArmyUSA. You can also click on the familiar names!

Here’s a rundown on the items up for bid:

Matt Lauer:

  • Beaded face of Matt Lauer – done by a local artist on Matt’s ‘Where in the World’ trip to Capetown, South Africa
  • Two Matt Lauer ties – one purple, one blue
  • Boomerang from a ‘Where In the World’ Trip

Ann Curry

  • Torch carried by Ann Curry at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games, 2002
  • Two pairs of heels
  • Pink mariachi hat

Al Roker

  • Autographed Bobble Head of ‘Al’
  • Special Edition Elvis Mr. Potato Head – original package
  • Matchbox collector’s car – 50th Anniversary of Today and Matchbox.

Natalie Morales

  • Olympic vest – Vancouver, 2010
  • Autographed tennis racket
  • Natalie’s golf shoes (by Foot Joy)

Savannah Guthrie

  • Cuba leather handbag
  • Salano hair dryer – for that ‘Anchor Hair’ look; this dryer has travelled all around the world with Savannah

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb

  • Autographed bowling pins featured in a bowling shoot.

Kathie Lee Gifford

  • Kathie Lee’s Dresses – five of them!
  • Necklace

Hoda Kotb

  • Autographed cowboy hat (from shoot with Kathie Lee in San Antonio Texas . Hoda: “We drank a lot of margaritas in this hat. It’s a party hat…you have to have a huge head to wear this hat.”
  • Hoda Cabbage Patch Kid – in Hoda’s ‘likeness’
  • Large wine goblet with ‘Hoda’ on it
  • Bonus: signed book about New Orleans

Lester Holt

  • Autographed Ibanez Bass Guitar  (Lester is a great bass player; this is a practice guitar he keeps in the office -like new!

Amy Robach

  • Beth Rowley coat – size 2
  • Coach leather bag
  • Bonus items: two necklaces and earrings

Jenna Wolfe

  • Leather racing suit, including jacket, pants and size 7 boots (Jenna
    rode and raced in this suit along the Pacific Coast Highway
  • Bonus item: Yellow Softball when Jenna played with the
    US Olympics Women’s Team (Vancouver); autographed by Jenna