Tron (TRX) founder and CEO Justin Sun has won 20th-anniversary charity lunch hosted by Warren Buffett. Sun confirming his winning bid on Twitter.
Sun bid a record-breaking $4,567,888 to win the charity auction. According to auction terms, the winner will be able to bring seven friends along for the lunch with Buffett at a steakhouse in New York.
All revenue from the auction benefit the San Francisco-based non-profit GLIDE Foundation. As the press release notes, GLIDE focuses on fighting injustice and inequality on behalf of economically deprived and oppressed communities in need, including the homeless, those from ethnic minorities or of LGBTQ orientation.
The auction was hosted in cooperation with the “eBay for Charity” initiative, which enables members of eBay’s online community to support their chosen charities both donate platform-derived proceeds and additional contributions to various causes. The initiative has reportedly raised almost $912 million for nonprofits via the e-commerce community to date.