Ewan McGregor’s Moto Guzzi California Vintage motorbike has raised a staggering £22,100 for Unicef when it was auctioned on Ebay. The bike, which is the first of its kind in its colour and was collected in person by Ewan from the Italian factory and ridden back to England.
On the Ebay auction page Ewen McGregor said “As a UNICEF Ambassador, I’ve been greatly privileged to visit a number of incredibly inspiring UNICEF projects and see the impact of its work on children and their families. Only one person will end up owning my motorbike but I would urge everyone visiting this site to make a donation to UNICEF. You have the ability to help ensure that UNICEF continues its vital work protecting children when disasters occur. On behalf of UNICEF, thank you for your support.”
A bit about Unicef
UNICEF is the worlds leading organisation working for children and their rights. We work with local communities, partners and governments in more than 150 countries to help every child realise their full potential. We support children by providing health care, nutrition and education. We protect children affected by crises including war, natural disasters and HIV/AIDS. UNICEF receives no money from the UN. We rely entirely on donations from individuals, governments, institutions and corporations.