[ON THE BLOCK] Nosh at the SoHo with Clooney and Karger

Two lucky philanthropists will score members only lunch with George Clooney and Dave Karger at the SoHo House in West Hollywood.

Bidding is open through October 11, 2012 on Charitybuzz [LOT #313207] and proceeds will benefit the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

Soho House was founded in London, in 1995, as a private members’ club for those in film, media and creative industries. The Group has since expanded to include Houses across Europe and North America, as well as restaurants, cinemas, spas and hotels. Opened in spring 2010, Soho House West Hollywood is its second American House and occupies the top two floors of the 14-story, 9200 Sunset Boulevard.

Dave Karger is an entertainment journalist and all-around Oscar wonk who reports for Entertainment Weekly and appears regularly on NBC’s Today Show and Access Hollywood.

This is the first time global humanitarian and renowned Hollywood artist George Clooney has leveraged his international celebrity to participate in a charity auction with Charitybuzz. The lunch experience is valued at over $20,000.

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established nationally in 1995, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

Charitybuzz raises funds for nonprofits around the globe through online auctions with the world’s top celebrities, giving bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams while making a difference.

Currently bidding has already hit $7,000 USD. View other items on the block for GLSEN’s 2012 Respect Awards or click the photo to learn more about the star-studded Oct. 5th awards show in Beverly Hills.

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