Donation vacation: Online auction benefits cancer research

March 04, 2007 -- Vancouver Sun Wish you could do something fun and worthwhile for a cause? Now you can "make a donation and take a vacation" through the 2007 Trips for Cancer luxury travel online auction.

Launched March 1, the auction (www. tripsforcancer. com) includes donated packages from top luxury hotels around the world as well as airfare packages from Continental Airlines.

All proceeds from the Trips for Cancer auction will be donated to Evelyn Lauder's Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

According to a press release from the campaign, dozens of luxury hotels from around the globe have signed on to support the Trips for Cancer Campaign. Auction participants have the chance to bid on trips from St. Barts to St. Moritz and Monte Carlo to Manhattan.

Continuing through March 26, the public will have the opportunity to bid on dozens of trips posted online at Full descriptions and photos of the trips up for bid are included on the website.

For more information about the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, visit

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