BID 2 BEAT AIDS begins December 1, 2007 to benefit LIFEbeat featuring items from Madonna, Beyonce, Jack Nicholson, John Travolta, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Whoopi Goldberg, Rihanna, Usher, Matt Damon, Jay-Z, Fall Out Boy, Yoko Ono, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Jessica Simpson, Victoria Beckham, Vanessa Hudgens, Amy Winehouse, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Bill Clinton, Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hayden Panettiere, Joan Rivers & hundreds
NEW YORK, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (World AIDS Day) -- Bidding begins at noon on eBay for BID 2 BEAT AIDS, an annual auction of rare and autographed items from stars in music, film, Broadway, sports, politics, and television. It's the world's biggest celebrity tag sale, offering everything from Borat's hat to a CD signed by High School Musical's Vanessa Hudgens to a Spiderman doll signed by Tobey Maguire. Proceeds benefit LIFEbeat, the Music Industry Fights AIDS to support its ongoing AIDS/HIV programs nationwide. Sponsors of this 10-day eBay auction include MTV, Borders and Sirius Satellite Radio.
LIFEbeat has amassed nearly 1000 items for BID 2 BEAT AIDS, making it the largest charity auction of its kind in eBay history. Items include: CDs autographed by Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Fall Out Boy, Maroon 5, Amy Winehouse, and Taylor Hicks; signed books by Madonna, Anderson Cooper, Ethan Hawke, Rosie O'Donnell, Stephen Colbert, Martha Stewart, and Bill Clinton; posters signed by Britney Spears, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Elijah Wood, Kirsten Dunst, and Beyonce; record presentation plaques and instruments from Aerosmith, Metallica, Prince and 50 Cent; as well as DVDs, photos, magazines and other autographed memorabilia.
Unique items include: an iPod designed by Yoko Ono; signed scripts from Grey's Anatomy, Weeds, How I Met Your Mother and One Tree Hill; a box of cereal for Blades of Glory signed by Will Ferrell and Jon Heder; signed costumes from Sacha Baron Cohen, Ricky Martin and Hilary Duff; MTV talent credentials worn and signed by Cameron Diaz, Victoria Beckham, Robin Williams and others; an autographed horse mask from Korn; a visit to the Howard Stern Wrap-Up Show; a meet-and-greet with Joan Rivers; a set piece from the film Dreamgirls; a visit to the Playboy Mansion; a Heroes lunchbox signed by Hayden Panettiere and Kristen Bell; and one-of-a-kind items from the MTV Movie Awards autographed by Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and more.
The centerpiece of the auction is a one-of-a-kind celebrity autographed
"Lend-A-Hand to LIFEbeat" card series. Stars traced their hands on special
paper, adding an artistic touch and signature. Sex and the City's Cynthia
Nixon (illustrating her hand as a bunny), Frasier's David Hyde Pierce,
Fantasia (donating a purple handprint for Broadway's The Color Purple),
Salt- N-Pepa, Project Runway's Tim Gunn, John O'Hurley, Will and Grace's
Megan Mullally, The B-52's, Ugly Betty's Christopher Gorham, Perez Hilton,
Kevin Federline, Sinead O'Connor (donating the most controversial tracing)
and over 100 others have participated in this unique project.
For more information visit http://www.Bid2BeatAIDS.com.
Digital photos available by request.
Contact: Ron Lasko @ Spin Cycle PR, 212-505-1700 x. 11
|SOURCE Spin Cycle|
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