September 4, 2008
Conde Nast Media Group and Citi Announce the Fashion Rocks Online Charity Auction Benefiting Stand Up To Cancer
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of FASHION ROCKS 5th Anniversary, Conde Nast Media Group and Citi have created an online charity auction in conjunction with eBay Giving Works to benefit Stand Up To Cancer, a new initiative founded to raise philanthropic dollars for accelerating ground-breaking cancer research. Music and fashion fans alike will find an array of incredible items and one-of-a-kind experiences to bid on with 100% of the proceeds going to support the fight against cancer. The auction will be live from September 5 - 15, 2008 at http://www.ebay.com/fashionrocks.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080722/NYTU044LOGO http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080904/NYTH003LOGO ) Some of this year's featured items include: -- A Gibson Guitar autographed by Fashion Rocks performers and presenters -- Justin Timberlake 16" x 20" autographed photo from Fashion Rocks magazine taken by Craig McDean -- GRAMMY Award winning artist and producer Mark Ronson will review an aspiring musician's demo or song and evaluate their music -- Duffy "Kiss and Be Kissed" Concert Package from Nivea: 2 tickets for an upcoming Duffy concert, meet and greet with artist backstage, an autographed "Kiss and Be Kissed" photo of Duffy, hotel stay and dinner for 2 the night of the concert, $100 gift of Nivea products -- Leather jacket worn and autographed by Keith Urban -- Kipling by Fergie duffle bag autographed by Fergie -- will.i.am autographed fedora hat -- 2 tickets to the Diane Von Furstenberg February 2009 Fashion Show and VIP gift bag -- 2 tickets to Baby Phat February 2009 Fashion Show and meet and greet with designer Kimora Lee Simmons -- 2 tickets for a private tour of the 2009 Costume Institute Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a Monday when the museum is closed in Summer 2009, compliments of Vogue -- 2 VIP tickets to Diesel's "XXX 30th Anniversary Party" in New York City, October 2008 and $1000 in Diesel product -- Signed copy of Vanity Fair: The Portraits by Graydon Carter and dinner for 2 at Waverly Inn -- 2 tickets to the Glamour "Women of the Year" Awards at Carnegie Hall -- 2 tickets to the annual Conde Nast Traveler "Hot List" party in New York City -- A Style Session with Brett Fahigren, GQ Style Correspondent and a $500 gift certificate to Bloomingdales, compliments of GQ -- 2 tickets to the Details "Block Party 2008" kickoff event at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, December 2008 -- 2 tickets to Lucky Shops, Lucky Magazines ultimate VIP shopping party, November 2008 in New York City -- Signed James Blake, Venus Williams, and Maria Sharapova tennis racquets, compliments of Men's Vogue -- A coveted spot at Teen Vogue's 2008 "Fashion University," October 24-26, 2008 -- A custom cartoon from The New Yorker's renowned cartoonists Drew Dernavich -- Allure "Best of Beauty" gift bag filled with over 100 beauty products worth over $3000 -- Fashion Rocks 5th Anniversary celebrity VIP gift bag -- Giorgio Armani Calf's Leather Hobo Handbag
Conde Nast Media Group is a unit of Conde Nast Publications, which includes corporate sales, marketing, interactive and direct sales efforts for all of Conde Nast's consumer magazines and websites. Conde Nast Media Group is recognized as an industry leader for its creation and execution of large-scale, integrated, multi-platform advertising programs and events.Stand Up To Cancer is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and was established by a group of media, entertainment and philanthropic leaders, whose lives have all been affected by cancer in significant ways. Stand Up To Cancer's leadership team includes Katie Couric; Laura Ziskin; the Entertainment Industry Foundation, represented by Board of Directors Chairperson Sherry Lansing (who is also Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation), CEO Lisa Paulsen, and Vice President Kathleen Lobb; the Noreen Fraser Foundation and its executives Noreen Fraser (who is also a cancer survivor) and Woody Fraser, and Rusty Robertson and Sue Schwartz also of the Robertson Schwartz Agency; and nonprofit executive Ellen Ziffren, whose husband, noted L.A. attorney Ken Ziffren, played a pivotal role in bringing together the three networks for the broadcast special.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Citi's major brand names include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, Banamex, and Nikko. Additional information may be found at http://www.citigroup.com/ or http://www.citi.com/.
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CONTACT: Zoe Farrell, +1-212-286-4619, [email protected] orLindsey Benoit, +1-212-286-3869, [email protected], both of CondeNast Media Group; or Jeanette Volpi of Citi, +1-212-559-5217,[email protected]
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