Proceeds From Autographed CDs, DVDs, Scripts and Exclusive Tickets to Go to AAPD
WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autographed CDs, DVDs, scripts and exclusive tickets will be auctioned off beginning March 4 to help benefit American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country's largest cross-disability membership organization. "Bid for a Change" is being held in conjunction with the Recording Industry Association of America and hosted by eBay/MissionFish.
Two tickets to The Ellen DeGeneres show, an autographed copy of "Big Words for Little People" by Jamie Lee Curtis, and a copy of the second season DVD collection of the television show "Prison Break" autographed by the cast are just some of the items the public can bid on to help further AAPD's mission to be a powerful voice for change -- politically, economically, and socially.
Other celebrities participating in the auction include: John Mayer, James Taylor, Margaret Cho, Shakira, Melina Kanakaredes, Natalie Merchant, Jay Leno, Carlos Bernard, Rockmond Dunbar, Norah Jones and Martha Stewart.
The auction is running in conjunction with AAPD's annual fundraiser, the 2009 AAPD Leadership Gala in Washington, DC on March 4, which celebrates three emerging disability rights leaders. Disability community leaders Stephanie Enyart, Victor Santiago Pineda and Maureen McKinnon-Tucker will be presented with the Paul G. Hearne Award at the event.
In addition to organizing the disability community, AAPD administers national disability mentoring, voting, internship, employment, technology and faith programs and works to shape federal policy that affects the disability community.
For more information about the auction or to place your bid please visit us online at: http://www.aapd.com/auction/index.htm or the auction at http://myworld.ebay.com/americanassociationofpeoplewithdisabilities.
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country's largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change -- politically, economically, and socially. AAPD was founded in 1995 to help unite the diverse community of people with disabilities, including their family, friends and supporters, and to be a national voice for change in implementing the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To learn more, visit the AAPD website: www.aapd.com.
|SOURCE American Association of People With Disabilities|
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