The Clothes Off Our Back Foundation is proud to kick-off the fall with their fifth annual Emmy(R) auction. Clothing and accessories by top designers, worn by celebrities attending the Creative and Primetime Emmys(R), are currently up for bid to benefit children's charities including the emergency relief efforts in Darfur (specifically U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Save the Children and Friends of the World Food Program) as well as Children's Defense Fund and Cure Autism Now.
This marks a special auction for Clothes Off Our Back as items from the Teen Choice Awards and your favorite television shows are also up for bid. In addition, Clothes Off Our Back is hosting auctions for our friends in the entertainment community in their effort to raise money for their special causes.
The auction features items from Natalie Portman and her friends to raise money and awareness for The Milo Gladstein Foundation for Bloom's Syndrome.
Emmy(R) winner Mariska Hargitay ("Law & Order: SVU") has donated a number of gowns and outfits from her closet to benefit her charity, the Joyful Heart Foundation and Clothes Off Our Back is offering celebrity decorated teapots and travel certificates to benefit BAFTA/LA Scholarship Fund and the Television Academy Foundation.
"Having raised over $1 million for children's charities in the past five years, Clothes Off Our Back is happy to assist our celebrity friends by helping them raise money for causes close to their hearts," said Jane Kaczmarek, star of "Malcolm In The Middle" and the upcoming series "Help Me, Help You" and founder of the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation. "We have found that there is an audience for high quality designer fashion as well as celebrity memorabilia and it is our pleasure to auction the items and give people the opportunity to donate money to worthy children's charities."
About Clothes Off Our Back(R)
The Clothes Off Our Back Foundation(R) is a 501c3 organization that hosts charity auctions showcasing today's hottest celebrity attire. Items are put up for bid to the public with proceeds going to benefit children's charities. Clothes Off Our Back was founded by actors and philanthropists Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm In The Middle," "Help Me, Help You") and Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing," "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip") whose efforts, along with their celebrity and designer friends have helped improve the lives of children across the globe.