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Battlestar Galactica’s Jamie Bamber and Erica Cerra auction off signed props with ScreenBid for charity

By November 19, 2018 No Comments

In Battlestar Galactica they are embroiled in an intergalactic war spanning the furthest reaches of space.

But in real life Jamie Bamber and Erica Cerra are fighting for causes much closer to home, as they take part in a special auction for charity.

The sci-fi stars teamed up with ScreenBid and Beacher Media Group to sell off a number of signed props, scripts and authentic items to the highest bidder, with all proceeds going to a charitable organisation close to their hearts.

Good cause: Battlestar Galactica's  Erica Cerra auctioned off signed props with ScreenBid for charity

Good cause: Battlestar Galactica’s  Erica Cerra auctioned off signed props with ScreenBid for charity

Bamber, who played the Captain Lee ‘Apollo’ Adama in the hit show, opted to support Refugee Action in the UK, which offers help and advice to asylum seekers fleeing conflict and persecution.

Cerra meanwhile, who played Maya, is supporting the Kristian Domingo Foundation, a cancer-support organisation, founded by the family of and named for the 20-year-old who died of the disease in 2016.

The charity auction was the latest set up for ScreenBid by Jeff Beacher and BMG’s Social Impact Division. 

Charity: The sci-fi stars teamed up with ScreenBid and Beacher Media Group to sell off a number of signed props, scripts and authentic items to the highest bidder, with all proceeds going to a charitable organisation close to their hearts

Charity: The sci-fi stars teamed up with ScreenBid and Beacher Media Group to sell off a number of signed props, scripts and authentic items to the highest bidder, with all proceeds going to a charitable organisation close to their hearts

Going once: One-of-a-kind signed scrips were among the items going under the hammer
Going once: One-of-a-kind signed scrips were among the items going under the hammer

Cause of choice: Bamber, who played the Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama in the hit show, opted to support Refugee Action in the UK;Cause of choice: Cerra meanwhile, who played Maya, is supporting the Kristian Domingo Foundation

Cause of choice: Bamber, who played the Captain Lee ‘Apollo’ Adama in the hit show, opted to support Refugee Action in the UK; Cerra meanwhile, who played Maya, is supporting the Kristian Domingo Foundation

Founded by showman Jeff Beacher, already renowned for bridging the gap between celebrities and silicon valley, the arm has been linking celebs with worthwhile charities, and vice versa, to raise huge amounts of money and awareness for great causes. 

Earlier this month Kate Mara and Kathy Bates teamed up with Beacher Media Group and ScreenBid to auction off one-of-a-kind American Horror Story items for Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection, and the Lymphatic Education and Research Network, respectively.

Last month Rainn Wilson teamed up with ScreenBid to auction off a number of unique signed items from The Office to raise money for the charity he set up with his wife Holiday Reinhorn – Lidè Haiti – which supports the victims of the devastating Haitian earthquake of 2010.

Squad: The charity auction was the latest set up for ScreenBid by Jeff Beacher (L) and Beacher Media Group's Social Impact Division (pictured with Rainn Wilson (C) and Joshua Jordison (R), VP of Social Impact)

Squad: The charity auction was the latest set up for ScreenBid by Jeff Beacher (L) and Beacher Media Group’s Social Impact Division (pictured with Rainn Wilson (C) and Joshua Jordison (R), VP of Social Impact)

Good deed: Last month Rainn helped auction off a number of unique signed items from The Office to raise money for the charity he set up with his wife Holiday Reinhorn - Lidè Haiti - which supports the victims of the devastating Haitian earthquake of 2010

Good deed: Last month Rainn helped auction off a number of unique signed items from The Office to raise money for the charity he set up with his wife Holiday Reinhorn – Lidè Haiti – which supports the victims of the devastating Haitian earthquake of 2010

In August, Jennifer Lopez auctioned off Shades Of Blue memorabilia to raise money for Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Every item comes with a signed Certificate of Authenticity proving it appeared on the show.

Potential bidders can check out the one-of-a-kind items online; alternatively they can go see them in person, as well as thousands of other items from other shows and films up for auction, at the new ScreenBid HQ in Hollywood’s Vogue Theatre, which opened in 2017.  

AHS: Earlier this month Kate Mara and Kathy Bates teamed up with Beacher Media Group and ScreenBid to auction off one-of-a-kind American Horror Story items