Photo: Harry Langdon, Getty Images
Comedian Joan Rivers with Spike in 1985
•That Christie’s auction of items — online from Thursday, June 16, to June 23; live in New York on June 22 — fromJoan Rivers’ estate has only two nonprofits as beneficiaries: the New York charity God’s Love We Deliver, which delivers meal to people with severe illnesses, and Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael. Rivers’ first contact with the local organization was a $50 donation she made 25 years ago.