All Press Releases for October 06, 2008

Online Auction to Benefit Hollywood For Habitat For Humanity and Habitat For Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Launches Today

Today, a special ebay auction begins to benefit Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity, the entertainment division of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. 100% of proceeds go toward building affordable homes. Includes items donated by Carrie Underwood, Linkin Park, Jon Bon Jovi and more.

    GARDENA, CA October 06, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In conjunction with the first annual "Building a Greater Los Angeles Gala" held October 1, 2008, celebrity volunteers and supporters of Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity ( have donated items for a very special online auction, handled by Kompolt Auctions and run on ebay. The auction launches today and runs throughout the month, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. The auction includes rare items and one-of-a-kind experiences such as a visit to the notoriously closed set of "Entourage", "Dark Knight" memorabilia signed by Christian Bale, a VIP experience in Los Angeles with Carrie Underwood, and the "Ultimate Contractor's Truck," seen on TLC's Street Customs. Further info can be found on and visitors to the site can sign up for alerts on their favorite auction items.

Auction Wave One Runs October 6-16, 2008
• Entourage half day set visit with guest star Kelly Kruger as tour guide
• VIP Experience with Carrie Underwood in Los Angeles
• Lunch with Emmy winner Darin Brooks and autographed Days of Our Lives script
• Spend a half day on the set of Hugh Jackman's next film
• A VIP Night at Los Angeles hot spot Winstons
• Ricky Martin Black and White Tour memorabilia package
• Gibson Epiphone guitar autographed by Green Day
• An original Louis Carreon painting valued at $6000
• The Dark Knight memorabilia signed by Christian Bale
• Ten days of training from celebrity trainer Adam Malis
• Juanes' worn and autographed t-shirt
• Robot Chicken DVD autographed by Seth Green
• We Were Soldiers and Braveheart memorabilia signed by Randy Wallace
• 7 game bundle of family friendly titles for the latest console

Auction Wave Two Runs October 20-30, 2008
• Ultimate Contractor's Truck valued at over $130,000
• Jon Bon Jovi autographed Philadelphia Soul team jersey
• 30 Seconds to Mars VIP Experience
• Premiere tickets to the new Focus Features film Milk starring Sean Penn
• Lunch with Jacinda Barrett and Gabriel Macht
• Lunch with Kyle Howard and autographed memorabilia from the hit show My Boys
• Gibson Epiphone guitar autographed by Linkin Park
• Sidney Poitier autographed copy of his most recent book
• Star Trek poster autographed by Chris Pine
• Cajon played and signed by GRAMMY winner Alejandro Sanz
• Autographed shirts from cast members of Prison Break including Amaury Nolasco, Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell and Bill Fichtner
• Ryan Braun, National League Rookie of the Year, autographed baseball and photo
• Enrique Iglesias autographed 2008 Tour zipper down sweatshirt
• Fedora worn and autographed by Jon Foreman of Switchfoot
• Autographed "Revelation" guitar from Third Day
• Cincinnati Bengals autographed team ball donated by QB Carson Palmer
• Chef Duff autographed memorabilia
• Scrubs autographed by the cast of Grey's Anatomy
• Dirty, Sexy, Money script autographed by Blair Underwood
• and MUCH more!

Launched in 2000 with a 20 house "blitz build", Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity (HFHFH) is an entertainment industry partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Actors, screenwriters, musicians, agents, directors, producers, studio executives and label executives are among the thousands of volunteers who have helped build homes for people in need, in the United States and around the world.

HFHFH was founded by Screenwriter/Director Randall Wallace (Braveheart, We Were Soldiers) to support Habitat for Humanity's goal of eliminating substandard housing by making decent, affordable housing a matter of conscience and action. Participants support the work through donations, volunteer hours and advocacy. HFHFH works in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles to help HFHFH volunteers connect to build opportunities locally and around the globe.

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 more than 230 homes, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. For more information, visit

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