Successful auction of Buddy Bears for children in need
With a total amount of 107.250 Euro the big Buddy Bear Auction on 15 November came to a successful end.
In the presence of many bidders, artist, and celebrities like football pro Arne Friedrich and model and author Zohre Esmaeli, 51 tall and small bears were auctioned off by Julia Theurkauf at the Merecedes-Welt in Berlin.
The most successful bear of the auction was a just 1m tall bear, which was auctioned off together with topmodel and ambassadress for UNICEF Franziska Knuppe. This bear, named "Innamorata“, had been designed by Nina Ruge and artist Andrej Wolff. It generated a proceed of 12.500 Euro for UNICEF.
The auction took place under the patronage of Marianne von Weizsäcker.
100% of the proceeds go to preselected organisations for children in need.