Children’s footwear brand Pediped, of Henderson, Nev., is holding its first-ever shoe auction, Stars for a Wish, to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More than 50 celebrity-autographed Pediped baby shoes will be on offer with the bidding beginning at $250 US. Participants include: Jessica Alba, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan, Andy Garcia, Molly Ringwald, Rachel Weisz, Tim Allen, Courtney Cox Arquette, Marcia Cross, Jennie Garth, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Heidi Klum, Charlie Sheen, Jon Stewart, Alison Sweeney, Clay Aiken, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Ed Roland, Jerome Bettis, Anna Kournikova, Shaquille O’Neal, Mark Teixeira, J.D. Drew, David Ortiz, and Adam LaRoche.
Successful bidders will receive shoes displayed in a cherry-finished shadow box or clear acrylic box complete with an engraved plaque. The auction will run from Oct. 25 to Nov. 1. Stars for a Wish has a minimum goal of $25,000, which will help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. One-hundred percent of the funds raised through the auction will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.