Dell decided to put some food on the table of a few hungry people by auctioning off a couple of custom painted XPS M1710 laptops. The bidding on eBay for two World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade limited edition XPS M1710 laptops brought in about $12K that Dell is handing over to America’s Second Harvest.
Trip Hoover of Texas and Daniel Marinow of Germany were the winning bidders for the two custom painted XPS M1710 gaming notebooks pictured below:
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The custom-paint job on this M1710 was done by artist Mike Lavallee, it’s an airbrush recreation of characters from the WoW Burning Crusade expansion pack that was recently released.
The combined bids of the winners for the M1710 laptops came to almost $12K, all of which was then handed over to America’s Second Harvest, an organization that provides food to food banks and food-rescue organizations in the U.S. Vicki Escarra, CEO of America’s Second Harvest, commented that — “We are very pleased to accept this generous donation from Dell. This fun and innovative charity auction will help us provide thousands of meals to Americans who are at risk of hunger.”
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