Romanian Christmas tree auction raises money for children’s charity

Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:49pm EST
 
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An auction of 22 Christmas trees created by leading Romanian designers raised 250,000 euros ($272,230) for a  children’s charity in Romania, a country with one of the highest rates of child poverty in the European Union.

It is the 15th annual auction for the Save the Children charity, which operate 43 centers throughout the country.