“A charity auction of a cup of coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook has garnered bids topping $600,000. In this file photo, a pot of beans sits in a Starbucks store,” Bill Chappell reports for NPR.
“The bidding hasn’t closed yet, but a charity auction of a cup of coffee shared with Apple CEO Tim Cook has already attracted offers of more than $600,000 — more than 10 times its estimated value of $50,000,” Chappell reports. “Cook is one of several celebrities taking part in the auction, which benefits the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.”
Chappell reports, “The coffee klatch, currently valued at $605,000, will take place at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. And the price may rise even higher — the auction closes on Tuesday, May 14. According to the auction’s terms, the bidder who wins the chance to meet Cook for coffee will have one year to align schedules with the man who was on TIME Magazine‘s short list for Person of the Year in 2012. The winner may bring a guest to the meeting, which will last between 30 minutes and one hour.”
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