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If you’ve ever wanted to smoke weed with Snoop Dogg, here’s your chance.

A “wellness break” with the rapper in Colorado — where marijuana use is legal — is one of more than a dozen in-person celebrity experiences being offered to people who donate at least $10 this holiday season to Red, an organization that raises money to fight AIDS.

Over the next six weeks, donors can also bid on a chance to be complimented by George Clooney, to get a lesson in throwing a football from star quarterback Tom Brady, to join Meryl Streep on the red carpet or to ride bikes with U2’s Bono in Central Park, where the singer took a famous tumble last year.

The campaign launched Tuesday, World AIDS Day, and runs through January 16. Proceeds benefit the Global Fund to fight AIDS. Every dollar raised will be matched, up to $20 million, by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

It basically works like an online raffle: Each dollar you pledge gives you 10 chances to win the Bono bike ride or whichever celebrity experience you desire (all include flights and hotel). Donate $100, and 1,000 entries bearing your name will be placed in the pool for that prize.

In other words, if you really, really want to party with Snoop, it’s probably going to cost you.