Hasbro Swag Up For Auction on eBay, Proceeds to Go to the Greg Olsen Foundation

The average Transformers fan and message board user might not know him, but for years Joe Moscone was the public relations representative that Transformers fan sites and media outlets went through to get the latest news and information for Hasbro’s boys’ toy brands. A small time back, Joe Moscone stepped away from his PR job and moved on to better, greater things.
Now, you might imagine that given his former position though that he has accrued quite the collection of Hasbro swag… And you’d be right! Joe Moscone has put much of this collection up for auction on eBay with proceeds going towards The Greg Olsen Foundation. Read on to see what he has to say about parting with his collection and the good deeds that will be done with the money raised.


I wanted to share details of our eBay charity auction with you. If you’re able to spread the word with your friends, readers and/or social media followers, we will be eternally grateful. Of course, if you want to bid on items yourself, have at it!

What it’s all about…

Since 2010, I’ve supported Receptions For Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation, an incredible organization devoted to providing hospitals, doctors and scholars across the nation the resources necessary to treat and enrich the lives of those affected by various forms of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

This year, we’re introducing an auction into the fundraising mix to try and raise even more money for this wonderful organization and build on the nearly $59,000 we’ve raised since 2010. I think we can do it with your help!

Through mid-June, we’re auctioning a variety of toys and collectibles from my personal stash. I gathered all these items during my many years working with Hasbro’s Entertainment Brands. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of each and every item in this auction will go to Receptions For Research. Our plan is to post several auctions through mid-June, each with a new selection of approximately 15-20 items.

NOTE: The eBay page hosting the auction is my girlfriend’s, Caitlin Elgin, who is also part of my fundraising team—the New Jersey Grabowskis. Here’s a link to our eBay auction: www.ebay.com/sch/celgin013/m.html

Attached is a list of most of the items to be auctioned between now and mid-June (end date TBD). I’ve also attached a couple of photos that I previously shared on Twitter that show the massive amount of stuff we’ll be auctioning.  If you have any questions, please let me know.

Again, thank you for your time and please let me know if you’re able to help us spread the word for this great cause!

All our best,
Joe & Cait