Justin Bieber Guitar Auctioned Off For Canadian Food Bank

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The Canuck pop phenom gave the autographed instrument to a Winnipeg host, who in turn donated the rock memorabilia to a local not-for profit that helps the needy.

TORONTO - Justin Bieber’s latest contribution to Winnipeg: a signed guitar now up for auction on eBay to help fund a local food bank.

The Canadian pop sensation on a recent visit gave the guitar to Kenny Boyce, manager of the film and special events office at Winnipeg’s city hall. 

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Bieber lived for a time in Winnipeg, Manitoba with his father.

Boyce in turn gave the instrument to Winnipeg Harvest, a local food bank, so it could be auctioned off to raise much-needed funds.

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“This acoustic Taylor guitar is ready to play and features Justin's autograph, which he personally signed while in Winnipeg, on the lower body of the instrument,” the eBay site states.

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Bieber recently contributed $10,000 to the House of Blessing food bank in Stratford, Ontario, where he and his mother sometimes turned for help while he was growing up there.