All Press Releases for September 15, 2009

Hollywood For Habitat For Humanity's Fall VIP Experience Auction Features Superstars Of Film, Music, TV & Sports And Shines Spotlight On Affordable Housing

Proceeds will help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Build Affordable, Sustainable Homes for Families in Need

    GARDENA, CA, September 15, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Hugh Jackman, Linkin Park, Ricky Martin, Green Day, Keith Urban, LA Kings, Ray Romano, American Idol, Kyle Howard, Brandon Barash and Lisa LoCicero, Lauren Conrad, Wisin y Yandel and a host of other superstar names have donated VIP experiences to raise funds and awareness for Habitat for Humanity (, in the Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity ( Fall VIP Experience Auction. The auction begins today at with over twenty-five donated VIP experiences available through October 6th. One hundred percent of the proceeds go towards building affordable homes in partnership with deserving families.

"We are so blessed to receive the support of the entertainment industry and artists who truly care about helping hardworking families live in safe, decent homes," says Erin Rank, President/CEO, HFH GLA. "The Hollywood community helps us consistently, both with their personal time, building with us, and with donations like these VIP experiences that will help fund homes for many more deserving families."

Each auction is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, created and donated by some of the biggest names in film, TV, music and sports, who continue to support Habitat's mission of providing safe, decent housing for all. The VIP experiences bring the winners up close and personal with their favorite celebrities. A sampling of the experiences is below and the complete list can be viewed at Final bidding dates and times vary by auction item.
• Meet Hugh Jackman after sitting in his personal seats for his new Broadway play "A Steady Rain"
• Roll up to the Staples Center in L.A. like a rock star for the Britney Spears show
• Meet Ricky Martin on set of an upcoming video shoot and get a behind the scenes look at how videos are made
• Meet Ray Romano in Las Vegas before his show and spend two nights at the Mirage Hotel
• Be one of the handful of people in a stadium that seats tens of thousands as you watch Green Day warm-up for their gig that night at an intimate, exclusive sound-check party
• Walk the red carpet at the launch of Lauren Conrad's new clothing line for Kohl's, in one of her designs and meet Lauren at the party
• Hang out on the set of Linkin Park's next video shoot, meet the band and watch as they create
• Have lunch with daytime's hottest couple, "General Hospital's" Brandon Barash and Lisa LoCicero or with Kyle Howard and members of the cast of "My Boys"
• Visit the set and meet the casts of "Cougar Town", "CSI Miami" or "How I Met Your Mother" or attend a table read of Seth McFarlane's newest animation hit "The Cleveland Show"
• Be up close and personal with Alejandro Sanz, Keith Urban, Wisin y Yandel or Juanes during their world tours at meet and greets and sound checks and then sit in the best seats in the house as the artist's personal guests
• Meet the LA Kings after the game, after you sit close enough to be cold

Online auction partner, charitybuzz is hosting the VIP auctions now through October 6th with all proceeds benefitting HFH GLA. Several unannounced "sneak preview" auctions already began on August 27 featuring experiences with this year's American Idol Final 10; the cast of How I Met Your Mother; the Ultimate Keith Urban Backstage BBQ; The Fray and the LA Kings. To view all auctions, please visit

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES strives to eliminate poverty housing through advocacy, education and partnership with families in need to build simple, decent affordable housing. Since 1990, HFH GLA has built and renovated over 600 homes locally and worldwide, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. For more information, visit

HOLLYWOOD FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY (HFHFH) is an entertainment industry partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles that launched in 2000 with a 20 house "blitz build." HFHFH was founded by Screenwriter/Director Randall Wallace (Braveheart, We Were Soldiers) to encourage the entertainment industry to support Habitat for Humanity's goal of eliminating substandard housing worldwide. HFHFH works with talent and industry leaders who support the organization through donations, volunteer hours and advocacy. Thousands of volunteers from the entertainment industry have helped build homes in the United States and around the world.

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Habitat For Humanity of G.L.A.
Gardena, California
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