GRAMMY AWARD WINNING HIP HOP ARTIST LIL` KIM SPONSORS NATIONAL ONLINE CELEBRITY CHARITABLE AUCTION
Released on = April 1, 2007, 2:06 pm
Press Release Author = Lil\' Kim Cares Foundation
Industry = Non Profit
Press Release Summary = Contributing to the auction will be LeBron James, Mo\'Nique, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Kimora Lee Simmons. Lil\' Kim and Jean Chouteau will be featured on Good Day New York on April 12, 2007.
Press Release Body = Kimberly Jones, AKA Lil' Kim, the nation's top female rap artist hosts the first celebrity charity event of its kind. Serving as a female Icon in the entertainment industry for over 15 years, she moves into the future taking her fans along with her through the Lil' Kim Cares Foundation. On April 12th ,with incredible support, The National Alliance to End Abuse in partnership with Lil' Kim Cares Foundation the James Family Foundation, Ludacris Foundation and FOX will raise funds for national programs designed to offer support for our nation's most underserved. Specifically, the millions challenged with transitional living situations, homelessness, HIV/AIDS and the many growing issues resulting from abuse.
The National Alliance to End Abuse, known as, \"The Alliance\", in partnership with the Lil\' Kim Cares Foundation will premiere the nation\'s first celebrity online charitable auction, Thursday April 12th - Sunday April 15th to benefit and fund programs and initiatives that benefit youth and families
Also participating and contributing to the auction fun are LeBron James, Mo\'Nique, Ludacris, Dr. Phil, Mary J. Blige and Kimora Lee Simmons just to name a few.
Both organizations are thrilled about having the opportunity to help so many people at one time. \"Kim has always welcomed any opportunity to give back and starting her own foundation is a way to ensure that she always has that opportunity,\" offered Gleshia Givens, director Lil\' Kim Cares Foundation.
When asked about the non-profits success and ability to reach so many, Jean Chouteau offered this, \"We\'ve sort of become the place where celebrities come to have their passion meet their purpose. As a non-profit we are happy to facilitate that collaboration. Like minded partnerships are critical to solidify when it means reaching those in need, and it helps to have FOX as a partner. Our programs are always unique and inspired and result oriented...we don\'t see limitations.\" Jean Chouteau serves as Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning for The Alliance. (Terrell Owens launched ITZNOTOK - (it's not okay) Dallas last September for this group)
Lil\' Kim and Jean Chouteau will appear on Good Day New York, April 12th. Additionally, both groups have national initiatives planned for 2007.
Web Site = http://www.nationalalliances.com
Contact Details = National Alliance to End Abuse 700 12th Street Suite 700 NW Washington, DC 20005 Phone: 202-904-2302 - 301-423-7870 firstname.lastname@example.org