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    Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:10:25

    Taylor Swift, Jessica Simpson + More Auctioning Shoes for Charity - It's for Soles4Souls

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    It's a "shoe" in!

    Soles4Souls®, the international shoe charity, has rounded up a complete line-up of a-list celebrities who decided to take off their shoes for a good cause, including shoes from Taylor Swift, Jessica Simpson, Ryan Seacrest, Jimmy Fallon, Chase Crawford and more. The charity is also auctioning off four destination trips that will go towards supporting their mission of providing shoes for individuals living in poverty. The auction is being hosted at charitybuzz.com.

    The online auction will include vacation packages to Chicago, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Washington, DC, as well as a 12-person race team for Ragnar Relay (www.ragnarrelay.com) – there are many options to choose from. The A-list celebrity shoe auction includes a pair of Christian Louboutin autographed shoes from Camille Grammar, a pair of shoes signed by actor Jonah Hill, and many more. The auction will be featured on CharityBuzz.com until September 13.

    "For most celebrities, the shoes they wear are an important reflection of their personality and fashion taste. But for millions of adults and children around the world, their shoes are a necessity to protect them from life-threatening diseases like hook worm," said Kevin Goughary, CEO of Soles4Souls. "This auction is a perfect example of one person's shoes being able to make a real world difference is someone else's life."

    The complete list of celebrities with autographed shoes include: Taylor Swift, Chase Crawford, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Camille Grammar, Kris Jenner, Brooke Shields, Curtis Stone, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Melissa Rivers, Ice T, Al Roker, Matt Lauer, Billy Bush, Andy Cohen, Brian Williams, Ali Sweeney, Yoko Ono, Shaun T, Jean Chatzky, Ann Curry, Jeannie Mai, Megan Alexander, Colin Ford, Sara Haines, Jonah Hill, Martin Lawrence, Bill Engvall, Michael McDonald, ?uestlove, Kip Moore, Jimmy Fallon, Jason Bateman, and Tom Brokaw.

    For more information on the auction and how to bid, or to find out how you can get involved in Soles4Souls, visit www.giveshoes.org.

    About Soles4Souls®, Clothes4Souls®, and Hope4Souls™ Soles4Souls collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of abject suffering and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Soles4Souls' other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls, provide the same relief and support through clothing and other necessities. Donating parties are eligible for tax advantages.

    Did you bid? How can you support Soles4Souls?

    —Carly Costello
    09.07.12



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