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$2.6M garners eBay bidder lunch with Warren Buffett

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    Warren Buffett auctioned off a private lunch in the hopes of raising millions of dollars more for a charity helping the homeless in San Francisco. The highest bid was $2,679,001.

OMAHA, Neb. >> A private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has been sold to the highest bidder for more than $2.6 million during an annual charity auction.

The bid was $2,679,001. The winner wishes to remain anonymous.

Last year’s bid of $3,456,789 tied for the record highest bid. In 2012 the winner also paid $3,456,789.

This year’s eBay auction began Sunday and wrapped up Friday night.

The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, a San-Francisco-based homeless charity. Buffett’s first wife, Susie, volunteered with the organization before her death in 2004.

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