Hillsides Foster Soles is holding the Second Annual online auction of celebrity autographed shoes and celebrity photograph to raise money as part of Foster Care Awareness Month. The auction starts today, May 4 at 5pm PST abd ends May 20th.Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel and Dr. Drew Pinsky will kick off the Second Annual Hillsides Foster Soles in Los Angeles at the VIP Lounge at Bar Celona in Pasadena. Guests will have an opportunity to bid on the celebrity autographed shoes with online visitors.
This year’s celebrities include: Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel, Elton John, Larry King, Billy Joel, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Josh Groban, Ryan Seacrest, and Carson Daly.
Other celebrities to make a donation inlcude: Aaron D. Spears, Adam Busch, Adam Sandler, Alec Mazo, Alex Kapp Horner, Allana Pratt, Amber Benson, Andrea Evans, Anya Sarre, Ashley Jones, Ashley Judd, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Zane, Brent Spiner, Bridgit Mendler, Bruce Campbell, Buck Hollywood, Cast of Rent, Chad Billingsley, Chelsea Staub, Cheryl Burke, Christine Devine, Chuck Henry, Coby Bell, Cole Sprouse, Dave Koz, Dax Holt, Debby Boone, Debby Ryan, Dylan Sprouse, Ed Ruscha, Edyta Slewinska, Emily Wynne-Hughes, Emmylou Harris, Faith Evans, Fletcher Dragge, Florence Henderson, Gabrielle Anwar, Gavin DeGraw, Genevieve Cortese, Graham Nash, Halle Barry, Harvey Levin, Jack Johnson, Jack Wagner, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, James Galanos, James Loney, Jared Padalecki, Jarret Stoll, Jason Dolley, Jeffrey Donovan, Jennifer Gareis, Joan Rivers, Joshua Morrow, Joy Behar, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Junior Seau, Justin Chambers, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Kate Gosslin, Katherine Kelly Lang, Ken Olin, Kirsten Storms, Kym Johnson, Lara Spencer, Larramie "Doc" Shaw, Lauren Petty, Lesley-Anne Down, Louis Van Amstel, Maria Shriver, Mario Lopez, Mariska Hargitay, Mark Harmon, Markie Post, Marlee Matlin, Martha Williamson, Mary Hart, Melissa Rivers, Michaela Pereira, Mike Smith, Mitchel Musso, Monique Coleman, Nicole Anderson, Niecy Nash, Pam Dawber, Paul Wylie, Quinton Aaron, Rachel Hunter, Richard Gililand, Romi Dames, Samantha Harris, Sarah Joy Brown, Slash, Sugar Ray Leonard, Susan Hirasuna, Sylvia Lopez, Taboo, Tiler Peck, Tony Valdez, Tricia O’Kelley, Vera Jimenez, Wayne Newton, and Wendy Williams.
Hillsides creates safe places for vulnerable children and their families. Proceeds from the auction benefit Hillsides, a foster care children’s charity that serves children and families in crisis living in Los Angeles County.
In the US, there are more than 500,000 children in foster care. In California, more than 102,000 are in foster care; and, in Los Angeles County, more than 32,000 children receive child welfare services from the Department of Children and Family Services.