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The Red Hot Chili Peppers are using their Super Bowl appearance to raise money for charity. 

Drummer Chad Smith is auctioning off the kit he'll play during the halftime show.  Following the performance, the custom-built Pearl set will be reassembled into two separate drum kits -- with one featuring the NFC logo and the other getting the AFC logo. 

Each kit will include five drums, a hi hat, and four cymbals along with pedals and stands.  Smith will also autograph the drumsticks he uses during the halftime show and two other sets of sticks he uses in rehearsals, which will each be auctioned separately. 

Bidding on the drum kits and sticks is under way now, and closes on February 7th at 10:00 p.m. Eastern.  Money raised is going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will play the Super Bowl 48 halftime show with Bruno Mars.  The game takes place this Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and will air live on Fox. 

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