Record bid for lunch with Warren Buffet, winner will pay Rs 148 crore, money will be used for charity

Record bid for lunch with Warren Buffet

Since 2000, 21 bids related to Buffet’s lunch have been held, in which $53 million have been raised for charity work. This amount has been given to NGOs helping the poor and homeless.

Sitting with investment guru Warney Buffet for a couple of seconds can be valuable even to billionaires around the world. buffet ,warren buffet) of a special lunch. Anyone can join this lunch. The only condition is that you have to pay the highest amount. In this year’s lunch auction, the bid has broken all the records so far. According to the news of Reuters, the winner has got this opportunity by paying $ 19 million. The money received in the bid for lunch is used for charity work. Forbes (forbesAccording to the magazine, 91-year-old Berkshire Hathaway chairman Buffett is the 7th richest person in the world, with a net worth of $ 93.4 billion according to data released on Friday.

why did it bid so high

According to Reuters, there are several reasons for the high bidding. Actually meeting Warney Buffet remains at the top of the wish list of billionaires around the world. At the same time, according to the news, this auction is the last lunch to be held. Earlier, lunch could not be organized due to Kovid for 2 consecutive years. Whereas the money received through lunch is used for charity work which is close to Buffett’s heart and Buffett has mentioned it many times, in such a situation, billionaires spend money openly to meet Buffett and participate in his work. . Earlier in the year 2019, cryptocurrency investor Justin Sun had got this opportunity with a record amount of $ 4.5 million i.e. around Rs 35 crore. Hedge fund managers David Einhorn, and Ted Wesler have also won lunch bids. Ted won the bids for 2010 and 2011 and later became Berkshire’s portfolio manager. Information about who is the winner of the year 2022 has not been given at the moment. 7 more people will also join with this winner in lunch.

Bid amount to be donated

The entire bid amount will go to Glide, an NGO that helps the poor, homeless, victims of abuse, Glide provides food, housing, training for employment, medicines and programs for children. This program of sharing lunch through auction started in the year 2000. Since then, 21 bids have been held, in which Buffett has raised $53 million for Glide. Buffett himself has also announced to donate almost his entire wealth.