Habitat for Humanity Auction Launched Today

PRESS RELEASE: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (http://www.habitatla.org) launched an online auction today at http://www.clothesoffourback.org/habitat featuring hardhats signed by celebrity volunteers and supporters of Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity (http://www.hollywoodforhabitat.com), a partnership between HFHGLA and the entertainment industry. The hardhats are signed and decorated by music, television and film stars including: Green Day, Ricky Martin, Linkin Park, U2, Justin Timberlake, The Jonas Brothers, Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder, 30 Seconds to Mars and more. The auction will run through March 6th at 5:00 pm PST with 100% of the proceeds helping to build more affordable homes in Greater Los Angeles.

"Through our non-profit organization, Music for Relief, and our ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity we have had the opportunity to not only sponsor homes, but also to go and build the houses ourselves, and to meet the families that were moving into them," said Dave "Phoenix" Farrell of Linkin Park. "We hope this hardhat auction will raise awareness for Habitat's mission and help raise funds for families in need."

The following is a partial list of celebrities who have autographed hardhats for the auction: 30 Seconds to Mars, Alejandro Sanz, Carrie Underwood, Chris Pine, David Archuleta, Enrique Iglesias, Gavin Rossdale, Governor Schwarzenegger, Green Day, Kate Beckinsale, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Kellan Lutz, The Jonas Brothers, Josh Groban, Justin Timberlake, Kyle Howard, Linkin Park, First Lady Maria Shriver, Michael Johns, Miley Cyrus, Neil Diamond, Ne-Yo, the Pussycat Dolls, Ricky Martin, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Third Day, U2, Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron. A complete list of celebrity supporters of this auction can be found at the auction site: http://www.clothesoffourback.org/habitat. The auction begins today and runs through March 6th at 5:00 pm PST.

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 nearly 500 homes, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. For more information, visit www.habitatla.org.