Bids for private lunch with Warren Buffett top $1 million
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The price of a private lunch with Warren Buffett is already over $1 million, and the online auction continues all week.
The top bid Monday afternoon was $1,000,100, so the California charity that will receive the proceeds is guaranteed another significant donation.
Buffett is chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, and many people want the 84-year-old’s advice on investing, philanthropy and life in general.
Through the annual auctions, Buffett has raised $17.9 million for the Glide Foundation, which provides social services to the poor and homeless in San Francisco.
Bidding continues until 9:30 p.m. CDT Friday. Last year’s auction winner paid $2,166,766, but the 2012 auction set a record with its $3,456,789 winning bid.