MADONNA, W MAGAZINE, STELLA McCARTNEY, NEW YORK YANKEES, NEW YORK METS, MICK ROCK, AND MORE JOIN FORCES TO BENEFIT THE NEW ELLEN HERMANSON BREAST CENTER AT SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL
New York, NY - July 28th, 2009 - The Ellen Hermanson Foundation in conjunction with charitybuzz, the online auction experts, have gathered together some of today's hottest fashion photographers, celebrities and iconic brands to create an unbelievable, over-the top online auction for this years' not to be missed Hamptons event!
This years' auction features coveted VIP tickets next to the soundboard to see superstar, Madonna on the European leg of her international Sticky & Sweet Tour this summer in the winners' choice of cities throughout Europe and Israel. One of the true highlights is an unforgettable, never before offered behind-the-scenes day on the set of a W Magazine Celebrity Cover Shoot which is truly unique for anyone interested in celebrity fashion and photography. Other featured lots include tickets to a 2010 Stella McCartney Fashion Show in Paris; impossible-to-get, New York Yankees Legends tickets; New York Mets Fantasy Package with chance to step onto the field for pre-game batting practice; passes to the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival; incredible travel destinations such as romantic Cap Cana Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, or weekends away at the brand new, much-buzzed about Standard New York, celebrity hot-spot, The Standard, Downtown Los Angeles or the hottest hotel in Miami Beach, the luxurious The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. The auction list continues with a A Deluxe Naturopathica Spa and Wellness Package; Foursome at the Exclusive Atlantic Golf Club; luxurious fashion items such as clutch purses from Amanda Pearl and Katherine Kwei; and more! The acclaimed fashion photographer Steven Klein is also adding personal selections from his own collection since he believes so strongly in the work of the Ellen Hermanson Foundation. Other incredible fashion photography is available including iconic, limited edition signed photos of David Bowie, Syd Barrett and more from legendary rock and roll photographer, Mick Rock; a framed print by the late, great, Linda McCartney donated by daughter Stella McCartney and a Toned Metallic Chromogenic Print BRIDGE from famed photographer, Roberto Dutesco.
The live event, HEAT will take place Saturday, August 15th, 2009 at 8pm at West Kill Farm with Honorary Chairperson, Stella McCartney and hosts Kim Cattrall, Donna Karan, Steven Klein, Daphne Guinness, and Andre Balazs. We encourage supporters to visit www.charitybuzz.com often as new lots are added daily.
ABOUT THE ELLEN HERMANSON FOUNDATION
The Ellen Hermanson Foundation (Ellen's Run) was established in 1997 to honor the memory of Ellen Hermanson and carry on the important work to which she devoted so much of her time and energy. An activist and an advocate, Ellen channeled her journalistic talents to become a forceful voice for breast cancer patients and their families. She educated her readers about the importance of early detection, the challenges of living with breast cancer, the very real, but little-discussed or understood, issue of pain management, and the debilitating effects of breast cancer on the entire family. The Ellen Hermanson Foundation is unique in its commitment to helping breast cancer patients and their families cope with the physical and emotional vicissitudes of breast cancer.
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