"The situation over there is so critical, but it seems that very few people are aware of it," said Deer Tick frontman John McCauley. "Maybe it's the stigma with that part of the world, I'm not sure. Either way, we feel really strongly that people should be more aware of the situation and hopefully we can help with that."
The bus, known within the band as "The Flagship," is a 2001 GMC Savannah, which of course means nothing to you, because you obviously don't know anything about specific school bus models. It seems nice, though, as far as school busses go. The press releases says the auction will run for three weeks, but you might want to act fast—there's a Buy it Now price of $2,000, which seems perfectly reasonable.