SOURCE: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

June 25, 2012 14:47 ET

World Class Travel Packages up to 70% Off San Francisco and Beyond on the Auction Block

Hotel Council of San Francisco Opens Online Bidding Auction in Support of the Million Dollar Mission -- Travel for a Cause

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) - In the true spirit of hospitality, The Hotel Council of San Francisco is partnering with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to raise funds for vital research and support. One of the most exciting Million Dollar Mission campaign initiatives is an unparalleled online auction featuring the city's most acclaimed hotels, restaurants and attractions.

The online auction (which may be found at features not only an unsurpassed collection of one-of-a-kind packages from America's favorite city, but unique travel packages from across the globe. Among the nearly 100 experiential travel packages, which will be open to bidding beginning on June 25, 2012, there is a two night stay in a Suite at the prominent St. Regis San Francisco Hotel with signature St. Regis Butler service, daily breakfast, Chef's Tasting Menu with wine pairings at Michelin Star rated Ame Restaurant and two in-house spa treatments. And for those dreaming of an Irish holiday -- enjoy a weekend stay at the luxurious and historic Westin Dublin in Ireland, which includes breakfast and dinner for two, tickets to The Abbey Theatre and admission to The Guinness Storehouse. The online auction can be found at:

New and exciting travel opportunities will be added to the auction site throughout the month-long auction. Proceeds generated from the online auction, which will be housed on the site, will benefit the Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

This city-wide crusade, which officially launches July 1, 2012, will bring together thousands of San Francisco hoteliers in a "Million Dollar Mission." The Million Dollar Mission campaign, poised to become one of the city's most impressive single-industry supported fund-raising initiatives, will help provide financial, educational and social services for individuals and their families affected by blood cancer.

Additional information on the campaign may be found online at: Campaign supporters may donate online at: Please also see the Million Dollar Mission campaign video at

The Hotel Council of San Francisco was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to represent all segments of the lodging industry. Our city is home to a booming tourism sector, of which the hospitality industry is a proud and vital part. We are the voice of San Francisco's hotels. The membership roster includes San Francisco's leading hotels of all sizes, in addition to more than 40 Allied Members, who are the major suppliers to these properties. Find out more on our website, or by calling (415) 391-5197.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

BiddingForGood is a charitable e-commerce company that connects fundraisers, cause-conscious shoppers, and socially responsible businesses. Founded in 2003, BiddingForGood provides a unique online auction platform, where nonprofits and schools, consumers and businesses converge to create dynamic and exciting fundraising events and ultimately, to raise more money for the causes we care so much about.

Contact Information

  • Michelle Heston
    San Francisco Hotel Council
    (707) 939-2477
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