All proceeds from the auction will be going to the Make-A-Wish UK Foundation.
PEZ Candy, Inc. raises over $9,500 for Make-A-Wish UK Foundation during a Royal Dispenser Auction.
May 14, 2018 - ORANGE, CT - Following the charity auction of an exclusive Prince Harry and Meghan Markle PEZ Set, PEZ Candy, Inc., today announced the winning bid of $9,893.33. The auction, in support of Make-A-Wish® UK began May 7 and concluded May 13. The exciting auction saw 25 bidders and 46 bids with the winning bid coming down to the final minutes and going to the highest bidder from New Jersey.
The foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to inspire them and give them strength as they cope with their challenges. "We're excited to have partnered with Make-A-Wish for this exciting charity auction and look forward to seeing the proceeds put to work in supporting the important mission of Make-A-Wish." said Christian Jegen, President & CEO of PEZ Candy, Inc.
About PEZ Candy, Inc.:
Based in Orange, CT, PEZ has been inspiring and innovating since 1927. PEZ Candy, Inc. is the pioneer of "interactive candy" that is both enjoyable to eat and fun to play with. PEZ was first marketed as a compressed peppermint candy in 1927 in Vienna, Austria. Today, the company sells and markets its products worldwide with locations in Orange, Connecticut and Traun, Austria. Between them, the two locations distribute approximately 70 million dispensers and 5 billion candies per year. PEZ products are available in more than 80 countries worldwide and are a hot collectible for adults and children alike. PEZ dispensers have been a staple of American pop culture for over 60 years.