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Dinner & Movie Makers Up For Auction For A Cause

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - You can now ask George Lucas how he came up with the idea for Star Wars or ask John Lasseter how he makes those really cool toys to sound like Tom Hanks and Tim Allen over a private dinner! It will only cost you $8,550. That is the current bid on eBay to have dinner with Bay Area influential filmakers George Lucas, Pixar's John Lasseter, Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola and Phillip Kaufman, all in the name of charity.

100% of the proceeds will benefit "Stand Up 2 Cancer", a grassroots movement raising funds to support dream teams of scientists is breaking through barriers that have kept cancer such an intractable foe in so many lives.


About this nonprofit:

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) -- a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c) (3) charitable organization -- raises funds to accelerate the pace of groundbreaking translational research that can get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. SU2C facilitates collaboration among the best and the brightest in the cancer research community and by galvanizing the entertainment industry, SU2C generates awareness and builds grassroots support for this new approach to ending cancer.

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