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Celebrities Encourage Women to Take Steps for Heart Health Through Online Red Shoe Charity Auction

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit of Women Health Network announces the February 5 opening of bidding for the Spirit of Women Celebrity Red Shoe Auction, an online charity auction of celebrity-autographed footwear that will benefit several health organizations, including the National Stroke Association and Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Coalition. Shoes up for auction February 5 through February 14 were autographed by celebrities including Alanis Morissette and Felicity Huffman.

"This February, we hope to encourage women to take action for their heart health by dancing and exercising, discussing their health with their physicians, and helping to support women's heart health research and education," said Josh Davis, President, Spirit of Women.

Red shoes are the symbol designed to encourage women to take action for their heart health. The Celebrity Red Shoe Auction is the national cornerstone of "The Red Shoe Initiative", a national health education and action campaign that aims to encourage women on a local level throughout the year to take important steps for their heart health. The auction precedes Spirit of Women's "Day of Dance for Women's Health", a fun educational event involving dancing and health screenings, which takes place on February 23, 2008 in more than 65 communities across the United States.

Each of the following celebrities has autographed a single shoe of the pairs donated by "Carlos by Carlos Santana" footwear, which will be on display at and available for bidding from February 5 through February 14 on eBay by searching "celebrity autographed red shoes".

-- Grammy-winning recording artists Alanis Morissette and LeAnn Rimes

-- Carrie Ann Inaba of "Dancing With The Stars"

-- Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross of "Desperate Housewives"

-- Celebrity cook and TV show host Rachael Ray

In addition to the online auction, "The Red Shoe Initiative" will include local "Red Shoe" events in communities across the United States. Each event will take on the flair and character of the community that serves as a host. These events will consist of evening receptions, fashion shows, and various activities in skating rinks and other venues that encourage women to take action for their heart health.

Bidding Information

To bid on the shoes, follow the link from, or search "celebrity autographed red shoes" at, or go directly to

Spirit of Women

The Spirit of Women Health Network is a national coalition of hospitals and healthcare facilities in more than 70 U.S. cities joined together to improve women's health by inspiring access and action on local, regional and national levels. Utilizing national resources to improve healthcare in local communities, Spirit of Women aims to educate and care for women in a unique way that emphasizes total well-being -- body, mind, and spirit -- and impacts all aspects of a woman's life, including family, health and work. Through a variety of means, including educational events, networking opportunities, consumer loyalty programs, national awards, and promotion of research, Spirit of Women addresses health topics such as menopause, cancer, incontinence, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, healthy pregnancy, and many more. For more information, visit

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