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Get Prepared, California! The CEA/Red Cross Auction is Here

April 15, 2019
Get Prepared, California! The CEA/Red Cross Auction is Here

It’s that time of year. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming—and the Get Prepared, California! Auction is in full swing. Now’s your chance to help fellow Californians by bidding on once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including:

  • Concert events where you can meet and greet favorite stars like Jennifer Lopez, Twenty One Pilots, Billie Eilish, Boyz II Men and others
  • Las Vegas resort stays to see and meet Gwen Stefani or Lady Antebellum
  • A weekend at a music festival with Weezer
  • A scenic tour on the Goodyear Blimp
  • Tickets to see the Rolling Stones at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena
  • Tickets to an NFL game—in London (airfare and hotel included)
  • 2019 Chevy Silverado, complete with an Earthquake Survival Package

There are more than two dozen amazing concert, travel, sports and entertainment packages to bid on. See the full list, and be sure to check back frequently, as some items are only open to bidding for a few days. The auction ends on April 30.

Fun with a Purpose: Helping Californians Prepare for Earthquakes

This is the eighth year that California Earthquake Authority (CEA) has teamed up with the American Red Cross to present the Get Prepared, California! Auction. During that time, the auction has raised over $1.2 million for disaster preparedness and relief efforts right here in California. That’s enough money to provide 100,000 hot meals, 200,000 blankets, or 400,000 “comfort kits” filled with toiletries and other personal items that people typically need following a natural disaster.

Spreading the Word about Earthquake Preparedness

Working with the American Red Cross is a natural fit for CEA, whose mission is to prepare Californians for the next damaging earthquake, and ensure they can recover afterwards. CEA does this by educating the public about earthquake safety and earthquake preparedness, encouraging seismic retrofitting of vulnerable houses, and offering affordable earthquake insurance.

To learn more about how you can get earthquake-ready, visit the preparedness resources available on the CEA website. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Auction Ends April 30

The auction is up and running right now. Be sure to check out all the details. And remember, the auction closes on April 30.

The Get Prepared! California Auction is a great way to help those Californians who may not have anywhere to go after the next damaging earthquake. So chip in and bid—you could end up with the entertainment experience of a lifetime!

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