May 2, 2018 - ORANGE, CT- PEZ Candy, Inc. today announced the auction of an exclusive Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Dispenser Set in support of Make-A-Wish® UK. PEZ fans and collectors can bid on eBay for Charity for this unique souvenir of the royal wedding from May 7-13, 2018. Only one set was created for this global auction.
All of the proceeds from the auction will be going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to inspire them and give them strength as they cope with their challenges. “Both PEZ and the Make-A-Wish Foundation have been bringing smiles to families for generations and PEZ is pleased to be able to contribute to Make-A-Wish and ensure more children’s dreams come true.”, said Christian Jegen, President & CEO of PEZ Candy, Inc.
In 2011, PEZ auctioned an exclusive set of royal dispensers on eBay for charity to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. The great success of that auction prompted PEZ to launch a similar campaign for the Prince’s brother. PEZ looks forward to raising funds for charity with this exciting auction that is sure to entice both royal fans and PEZ fans alike!
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. To learn more, visit us.pez.com.